Carlos Eduardo Serrano Vásquez, Executive Director
Carlos Serrano Vásquez, Executive Director

Carlos Serrano Vásquez is a Communications and media professional, with an MA in World Heritage and 15 years of experience in cultural heritage management, both nationally and internationally. He has developed significant skills in designing and developing programmes for diverse audiences in institutions such as: the National Museum of Colombia, UNESCO and ICOM. He also has practice leading interdisciplinary teams, fundraising, and integrating new technologies into cultural projects. He is committed to collaborative work, inclusion, access to culture and social responsibility.

As the Executive Director, Carlos leads the work of the ICA Secretariat and is responsible for the implementation of the strategies and policies of the organization. In consultation with the Elected Officers, he also establishes and maintains external partnerships in line with ICA’s mission and goals.


Clémence Almeras, Website and IT Coordinator
Clémence Almeras, Website and IT Coordinator

Clémence joined ICA in October 2021 as a web and publications project assistant. She started working on multiple Secretariat projects and especially on the migration of the membership database and the ICA website. After working on the first phase of the website migration, Clémence Almeras is taking over to lead this important project for the organization. As IT and Website Coordinator, she will also be responsible for all ICA IT networks and provide essential support to key ICA projects.

Clémence completed her internship at the Secretariat as part of a Master’s degree in audiovisual heritage at INA (Institut National de l’Audiovisuel), which she obtained in 2020. Her course of study brought her in-depth knowledge in the field of audiovisual archives and in project management. During her internship, she developed skills in the organization of international events for the promotion of archives and archivists, notably by participating in International Archives Week.

Contact Clémence for questions related to:

  • – Access to the ICA website or private workspace
  • – Dissemination of information (news, events, etc.) on the website and the ICA Newsletter
  • – Training for editing on the ICA website
  • – Publishing an article in the monthly e-newsletter


Philippe Bruneau, Administration and Finance Manager
Philippe Bruneau, Administration and Finance Manager

Philippe joined the Secretariat on 28 November 2016 as Administration and Finance Manager. In this post, Philippe prepares and controls the organization’s budget. He records payments received and ensures payments to providers and suppliers. He ensures relations with the accounting firm and the auditors. He also oversees contracts and ensures the compensation and benefits of ICA’s human resources. One of Philippe’s important roles is also to advise ICA Elected Officers on compliance with the French legislative and regulatory framework.

After completing a Master’s degree in business administration, Philippe practiced management control in an industrial environment. For more than 20 years, he worked in associations in the cultural sector (Music).

Contact Philippe for questions related to:

  • – Membership
  • – Finance
  • – Administration


Marianne Deraze, Programmes Manager
Marianne Deraze, Programmes Manager

Before being selected as the Programmes Manager, Marianne was responsible for the ICA website and digital publications. In this post, Marianne oversaw the development of the ICA website and trained the new web publishers nominated by the Branches, Sections and Experts Groups. She was also in charge of publishing the ICA monthly e-newsletter, and was the coordinator and editor in chief of Flash.

In her new post, Marianne is responsible for the day-to-day management and strategic oversight of the activities of the ICA that fall under the responsibility of the Vice President Programme and the ICA Programme Commission.

Marianne holds a Master’s degree in History of International Relations and a Master’s degree in Audiovisual Archives Management. Prior to joining ICA, she specialized in audiovisual and digital archives and took part in the description and online publishing of audiovisual collections of the French National Library on the BnF-Archives and Manuscripts Gallica, and Europeana, the European digital library.

Contact Marianne for questions related to:

  • – General information regarding ICA programmes and conferences
  • – PCOM project applications
  • – ICA Expert groups

Maria Paula Garcia Mosquera, Head of Communication and Partnerships
Maria Paula Garcia Mosquera, Head of Communication and Partnership

Maria Paula joined ICA in January 2019 as the Programme Officer, and served in that role until May 2022. In her new role, Maria Paula brings her expertise and deep knowledge of professional networks developed in her previous position. As Head of Communication and Partnerships, she is responsible for defining and implementing a communications strategy for the ICA. She is also focused on partnerships, outreach and network development projects.

She holds a MA’18 in Public Humanities from Brown University (USA) and a BA’07 in History with a minor in Visual Arts from Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia).

Her professional experience has been focused on exploring ways to create bridges between cultural heritage institutions and a broader public. This interest has taken her to work in a range of non-profit organizations and government institutions, such as the Cultural Agents Harvard Initiative; Sound Archive of Colombia’s National Public Radio; Bogotá Mayor’s Office of Culture, Recreation and Sports; and the Museums of the Central Bank of Colombia.

Contact Maria Paula for questions related to:

    • – International Archives Week
    • – ICA Communication strategy and channels (printed, digital, social media, etc.)
    • – Dissemination of information (news, events, etc.) on the ICA channels
    • – Partnership and sponsorship agreements
    • – Publishing an article in Flash
    • – Social media campaigns


Constance V. Vidon, Executive Coordinator
Constance V. Vidon, Executive Coordinator

Constance V. Vidon came onboard the ICA Secretariat team in the fall of 2019 as the Administrative Coordinator, and has now become its Executive Coordinator.

So that our members can benefit from ICA members-only resources and services, Constance primarily focuses on ensuring our members keep their status and registration up-to-date. She also assists the Executive Director in matters relating to compliance with the ICA Constitution and By-Laws, elections, and the functioning of the Executive Committee and General Assembly. In addition to this, she provides logistical support to the areas of ICA publications and translations.

She has been working in both the private and the public sectors, in France and in the United States of America, for about 20 years. She holds two master’s degrees in French law. In the past, she has worked for Arianespace, Inc. in Washington DC, for the French Prime Minister in Paris, and at GE, among others. She also worked as an English to French translator and volunteered with several organizations.

Contact Constance for questions related to:

  • – Joining the ICA
  • – Your membership status
  • – Renewing your membership
  • – ICA governance matters


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Consultant - Zinab Mehallel, Digital Content Creator

Zinab Mehallel is a Digital Content Creator at the ICA. Based in Lyon, France, she supports the Head of Communication and Partnerships in delivering quality content to our members, volunteers, and stakeholders, contributing to our organizational goals. Zinab also plays a central role in developing our online presence, increasing engagement, and strategic dissemination of our programs and events.  

Her academic background in Marketing and International Management as well as her passion for storytelling equips her with a comprehensive understanding of the digital landscape. Zinab’s experience in 360° communication roles in cultural institutions and marketing agencies has honed her skills in content creation, social media management, and digital strategy development. At the ICA, she recognizes the power of content to bridge cultures and connect diverse audiences. 

Joana Rizza Bagano-Nuque
Consultant - Joana Rizza Bagano-Nuque, Project Coordinator

Joana Rizza Bagano-Nuque is based in Norderstedt, Germany. She holds the position of Project Coordinator, where her primary responsibility is overseeing a project related to digitizing archives in conflict situations. Additionally, she supports the Programme Manager in tasks associated with the ICA Programme Commission and the ICA Congress.

In the Philippines, Joana was a Programme Officer for the UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines. She was the country’s main touchpoint for the UNESCO Memory of the World (MOW) documentary heritage programme, handling nominations and grants for local archives and collections. She also worked as a Strategic Communications Specialist for the International Rice Research Institute.

She is pursuing a Master of Science in Sustainable Development from the University of Sussex and has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of the Philippines.


Eliot Sokamessou, intern
Apprentice - Eliot Sokamessou

Eliot Sokamessou joined the ICA as the trainee in Digital Communication Projects in September 2023. He is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Multimedia and Internet Professions and is specializing in the domain of communication. He gained some practical experience by working on various communication projects for his university.

As a trainee for the ICA, Eliot will bring his skills in communication to assist in promoting the organization’s goals and initiatives. He is enthusiastic about working with an international organization known for the preservation and dissemination of archives and while gaining professional experience and skills in the domain.