Organisation Internationale de Droit du Développement

Our People

IDLO is comprised of international legal and development professionals. We combine dedication with expertise in a variety of legal systems to promote access to justice and improve the lives of the most vulnerable.


Jan Beagle is currently the Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO). She is supported by a Senior Leadership Team. 

Senior Leadership Team

  • Haroun Atallah: Director of Finance and Support Services
  • Ilaria Bottigliero: Director of Research and Learning
  • Henk-Jan Brinkman: Permanent Observer of IDLO to the United Nations in New York
  • Mark Cassayre: Permanent Observer to the United Nations and International Organizations in Geneva
  • Patrizio Civili: ​Special Adviser to the Director-General
  • Liliana De Marco: Director of External Relations and Partnerships
  • Fabricio Guariglia: Director of IDLO Branch Office in The Hague
  • Karen JohnsonGeneral Counsel
  • Cornelia Moussa: Director of Human Resources and Office Services
  • Franco Sanchez-Hidalgo: Director of Programmes
  • Kartik Sharma: Director, Office of the Director-General