WORLDCHEFS COMMITTEES

Thomas Gugler

President
Saudi Arabia

Martin Kobald

Vice President
South Africa

Cornelia Volino

Secretary General
Canada

Uwe Micheel

Assistant Vice President
United Arab Emirates

Charles Carroll

Past President
USA

Andy Cuthbert

Continental Director Africa/Middle East
United Arab Emirates

Neil Abrahams

Continental Director Pacific Rim
Australia

Mauricio Armendaris

Continental Director Americas
Ecuador

Alain Hostert

Continental Director Europe Central
Luxembourg

Neil Thomson

Continental Director Europe North
Scotland

Domenico Maggi

Continental Director - Europe South
Italy

Rick Stephen

Continental Director - Asia
Singapore

Yau Kok Kheong

Special Advisor to Education for Asia /President Ambassador Liaison ASIA
Malaysia

Stafford T. Decambra

Special Advisor & Member
USA

Rainer Werchner

Chairman
Austria

Brith Bakken

Vice-Chairman
Norway

Brian Cotterill

Member
England

Karl Guggenmos

Member
USA

David Sosson

Member
Qatar

Stephen Billingham

Chairman/Chef2Chef Ambassador
South Africa

Andy Cuthbert

Chef2Chef Ambassador
United Arab Emirates

Zeki Acikoz

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Turkey

Ivo Andric

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Serbia

Aek Charttrakul

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Thailand

Damir Crleni

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Croatia

Robert Fasce

Chef2Chef Ambassador
USA

Jonas Franzen

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Sweden

Manjit Gill

Chef2Chef Ambassador
India

Nermin Hodzic

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Isamu (sammy) Iwasaki

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Japan

Kong Kok Kiang

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Singapore

Alan Orreal

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Australia

Liviu Preda

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Romania

Aleksandar Stankovic


Montenegro

Jaroslaw Uscinski

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Poland

Otto Weibel

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Singapore

Vijaya Baskaran

Chef2Chef Ambassador
India

Frank Fol

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Belgium

Mr. Istvan Volenter

Chef2Chef Ambassador
Hungary

Andy Cuthbert

Chairman
United Arab Emirates

Charles Carroll

Member of Congress Committee
USA

Yau Kok Kheong

Special Advisor -2018 Congress
Malaysia

Victor Belyaev

Special Advisor -2020 Congress
Russian Federation

Culinary Competition Committee

Gert Klötzke

Chairman
Sweden

Judson Simpson

Vice Chairman
Canada

Adrian Bader

Member
Switzerland

Jasmine Sor Kuan Ng

Member
Australia

Rudolf Muller

Special Advisor -Global Chef Challenge
Hong Kong

Gilles Renusson

Member
USA

Carlo Sauber

Sub-Committee for Tablet Judging and Apps Member
Luxembourg

Frank Widmann

Member
Germany

Judges Applications

Judson Simpson

Vice Chairman / Sub-Committee for Judges Applications /
Canada

Otto Weibel

Member of Culinary Competition Committee / Continental Representative - Asia
Singapore

Tablet Judging and Apps

Adrian Bader

Member of Culinary Competition Committee
Switzerland

Carlo Sauber

Member of Culinary Competition / Sub-Committee for Tablet Judging and Apps Member
Luxembourg

Hans Peter Tuschla

Member of Culinary Competition Committee / Sub-Committee for Tablet Judging and Apps Member
Germany

Senior Advisor

Otto Weibel

Member of Culinary Competition Committee / Continental Representative - Asia
Singapore

Area Advisors

Graham Hawkes

Culinary Area Advisor Pacific Rim
New Zealand

Tarek Ibrahim

Culinary Area Advisor Africa/Middle East
Egypt

Steven Jilleba

Culinary Area Advisor America
USA

Domenico Maggi

Culinary Area Advisor South Europe
Italy

Otto Weibel

Culinary Area Advisor Asia
Singapore

Special Advisors - Worldchefs Global Young Chef/Hans Bueschkens Trophy Competition

Carlo Sauber

Member of Culinary Competition / Sub-Committee for Tablet Judging and Apps Member
Luxembourg

Judson Simpson

Vice Chairman / Sub-Committee for Judges Applications /
Canada

Special Advisors - Global Chef Challenge

Rick Stephen

Continental Director - Asia / Advisory for Special Projects - Competition Coordinator
Singapore

Special Advisors - Global Pastry Chef Challenge

Kenny Kong Ting Kai

Special Advisor -Global Pastry Chef Challenge
Singapore

Sally Owens

Special Advisor -Global Pastry Chef Challenge
Wales

Special Advisors - Vegetable Carving

Gilles Renusson

Member of Culinary Competition Committee / Advisory for Special Projects - Patisserie Member
USA

Vaselina Slavcheva

Special Advisor - Vegetable Carving
Bulgaria

Sung-lien Wu ( Jeff Wu )

Special Advisor - Vegetable Carving
Taiwan

Special Advisors - Community Kitchens

Ulrich Frehde

Special Advisor - Community Kitchens
Sweden

Simon Smotkowicz

Special Advisor - Community Kitchens
Canada

Special Advisor Military - Kitchens and Development

Rene Marquis

Special Advisor Military -Kitchens and Development
USA

Andreas Muller

Chairman
Hong Kong

Manisha Bhasin

Vice-Chairman
Afghanistan

Yiannakis Agapiou

Member
Cyprus

I-chan Chien

Member
Taiwan

Graham Crump

Member
England

Glenn Fulcher

Member

Marcus Hallgren

Member
Sweden

Markus Iten

Member
Egypt

Ryan Marshall

Member
New Zealand

Flemming Overgaard

Member
Denmark

Baranidharan Pacha

Member
India

Alexander Prokopovich

Member
Russian Federation

Kyle Richardson

Member
USA

Paulino Schembri

Member of Education Committee/ Continental Representative - Europe South
Malta

Ahmad Shafiq

Member
Pakistan

Clinton Zhu

Committee Member
China

Yau Kok Kheong

Special Advisor to Education for Asia
Malaysia

Uwe Micheel

Chairman
United Arab Emirates

Dragica Lukin

Member of Finance Committee
Croatia

Global Development of Young Chefs

Andy Cuthbert

Chairman
United Arab Emirates

Alan Orreal

Vice Chairman
Australia

Stafford T. Decambra

Special Advisor & Member
USA

Mohamad Arieffudin Abdul Khalid

Ambassor Mentor
Malaysia

Elvin Chew

Ambassor Mentor
Singapore

Roselyn Ediger

Ambassor Mentor
Canada

Donald Gyurkovits

Member
Canada

Marcus Hallgren

Member
Sweden

Martin Harrap

Special Advisor & Member
New Zealand

Jasper Jek

Executive Assistant to the President
Singapore

Martin Kobald

Vice President Ambassor Mentor of Global Development of Young Chefs
South Africa

Miroslav Kubec

Continental Director - Europe Central
Czech Republic

Sarah Kymbrekos

Ambassor Mentor
Afghanistan

Shane Li

Ambassor Mentor
China

Dale Lyman

Committee Member
Australia

Jodi-anne Pearton

Committee Member
South Africa

Cherrie Uy Tan

Ambassor Mentor
Philippines

Worldchefs Young Chef Ambassadors 2014-2016

Adrian Vigus Brown

Young Chef Ambassador
South Africa

Tiger Chen

Young Chef Ambassador
Taiwan

Anne Cathrine Chistensen

Young Chef Ambassador
Denmark

Roberto Morúa Elliott

Young Chef Ambassador
Costa Rica

Jan Horak

Young Chef Ambassador
Czech Republic

Victor Kendlehart

Young Chef Ambassador
USA

Budi Kurniawan

Young Chef Ambassador
Indonesia

Constantinos Kyrlakis

Young Chef Ambassador
Cyprus

T.y. Lueng

Young Chef Ambassador
Hong Kong

Jessi Mcewan

Young Chef Ambassador
Australia

Muhammad Syafaq

Young Chef Amabassador
Malaysia

Tina Tang

Member
Canada

Ravil Tazutdinov

Young Chef Ambassador
Russian Federation

Worldchefs Young Chef Ambassadors 2012-2014

Jasper Jek

Executive Assistant to the President
Singapore

Worldchefs Young Chef Ambassadors 2010-2012

Kelly Conwell

WACS Young Chefs Ambassador
USA

Sarah Marie Primrose

WACS Young Chefs Ambassador
New Zealand

Worldchefs Young Chef Ambassadors 2008-2010

Max Wang

WACS Young Chefs Ambassador
Canada

Otto Weibel

Chairman
Singapore

Alan Palmer

Vice Chairman
Sri Lanka

Norbert Schmidiger

Member
Switzerland

Michael Strautmanis

Secretary
Australia

Murray Dick

Chairman
New Zealand

Heinz Brunner

Honorary Member
South Africa

Anton Mosimann

Honorary Member
England

Norbert Schmidiger

Honorary Member
Switzerland

Joanna Ochniak

Chairman
Poland

Vanessa Marquis

Vice Chairman
USA

Simon Smotkowicz

Member
Canada

Ines Maria Damico

Member
Ecuador

Hilmar B Jonsson Cmc Aac

Member
Iceland

Chih-teng Chang, Tony

Member
Taiwan

Ann Brown

Member
Scotland

Marcos Rodriguez Caban

Member
Puerto Rico

Kim H Vard Larsen

Member
Norway

Soundararajan Palaniappan

Chairman
India

Zarmig Haladjian

Vice Chairman
Qatar

Martin Kobald

Presidium Liaison
South Africa

Brith Bakken

Member
Norway

Edouard Colonerus

Member
Canada

Ravil Tazutdinov

Member
Russian Federation

Rene Marquis

Chairman
USA

World Chefs Without Borders

Willment Leong

Chairman
Thailand

Cornelia Volino

Presidium Liaison
Canada

Yau Kok Kheong

Member of WCWB
Malaysia

Oliver Esser Soe Thet

Natural Disasters
Myanmar

Arni Arnorsson

IT Related
Iceland

Tony Khoo

Member
Singapore

Mak Kam Kui

Committee - Event
Hong Kong

Ray Mccue

Education
USA

Jozef Oseli

Committee - Event
Slovenia

Chih-teng Chang, Tony

Member of WCWB
Taiwan

Luvsan Erdenechuluun

Representative for the UN and official connections
Mongolia

WCWB Emergency Task Force

Yau Kok Kheong

Chairman
Malaysia

Christos Gkotsis

Vice Chairman
Greece

Mauricio Armendaris

Member
Ecuador

Augustin Buitron Baca

Member
Peru

Sebastian Gibrand

Member
Sweden

Roberto Rosati

Member
Italy

Leons Tan Yong Chuan

Member
Singapore

WCWB Ambassadors

Edwin Lawrence Josiah

Ambassador
Liberia

Vijaya Baskaran

WCWB Ambassador
India

Christina Afxentiou

Ambassador
Cyprus

Hassan Alhaj Hassan

Ambassador
Jordan

Vojtech Artz

Ambassador
Slovakia

Yasser B Jad

Ambassador
Saudi Arabia

Amy Beh

Ambassador
Malaysia

Augustin Buitron Baca

WCWB Ambassador
Peru

Guido Debono

Ambassador
Malta

Jim Eaves

Ambassador
England

Moustafa El Refaye

Ambassador
Egypt

Alain Hostert

Ambassadors
Luxembourg

Gareth Johns

Ambassador
Wales

Steven Long

Ambassador
Vietnam

Gurpreet Singh Mehta

Ambassador
Kenya

Nadim Milhim

Ambassador
Palestine

Eddy Nielsen

Ambassador
Denmark

Kristine Oevreboe

Ambassador
Norway

Anastasios Protopsaltis

Ambassador
Greece

Peter Rehn

Ambassador
Sweden

Svetlana Riskova

Ambassador
Latvia

Roberto Rosati

Ambassador
Italy

Ishag Solih

Ambassador
Maldives

Marek Svoboda

Ambassador
Czech Republic

Paul Wilson

WCWB Ambassadors
New Zealand

Li Xiao

Ambassador
China

Qiao Xing

Ambassador
China

Joseph Yammine

Ambassador
Qatar

Leons Tan Yong Chuan

Ambassadors
Singapore

Zouhair Ben Tekaya

Ambassador
Tunisia

Nabil Gaballa

Ambassadors
Egypt

Manjit Gill

Chairman
India

Karlheinz Haase

Vice Chaiman
Germany

Sanet Prinsloo

Member
Namibia

Majed Al Sabagh

Member
United Arab Emirates

Ivo Andric

Special Advisor Balkan
Serbia

Victor Belyaev

Special Advisor North Europe/Russian Continent
Russian Federation

Marco Bruschweiler

Special Advisor Asia
Thailand

Rocco Cristiano Pozzulo

Special Advisor Europe South
Italy

Stafford T. Decambra

Special Advisor North America
USA

Dr. Iulia Dragut

Member
Romania

Moustafa El Refaye

Special Advisor Middle East
Egypt

Iztok Legat

Member
Slovenia

Eddy Fernades Monte

Special Advisor Central and South America
Cuba

Alan Payen

Special Advisor Africa
Mauritius

Stefu Santoso

Special Advisor Asia
Indonesia

Emrah Koksal Sezgin

Member
Turkey

Clinton Zhu

Special Advisor China
China

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