The TFV benefits from the leadership and guidance of a five-member Board of Directors elected by the ASP for three-year terms. The five seats are distributed according to the five major world regions. Each member serves in an individual capacity on a pro bono basis.
Every year the Board of Directors convenes in the Hague for its Annual Meetings. The most recent lists of decisions taken by the Board are available below (pdf):
The TFV's current Board is composed of the following five members:
Ms Mama KOITÉ DOUMBIA is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Trust Fund for Victims at the International Criminal Court since 2020. She was a Teacher of History and Geography from 1972 to 1977 and then became Inspector for Youth and Sport from 1977 to 2012. At the same time she was also a trade unionist in the Education and Culture Union for nearly 30 years and represented the Centrale UNTM [Central Mali National Workers Union] in the Regional Office of the CSI and the Board of Directors of the International Labour Organization.
Mr Parmas is a lawyer with both academic and practical experience. He has spent most of his professional life working in Estonian judiciary, first as a legal officer at the Supreme Court and later as a judge in the appellate court. Since 2020 Mr Parmas holds the position of Prosecutor General of Estonia. He has been teaching criminal law at the University of Tartu since 2003.
Baroness Helić is a Member of the UK House of Lords. Her special fields of interest are defence and foreign policy. She has spent most of her working life as a defence and foreign policy advisor.
Ms Tavárez Mirabal is a philologist and politician internationally recognised for her extensive work and commitment to democracy, justice, the defence of human rights and the fight for equality and non-discrimination.
H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Belal has been serving as Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Kingdom of the Netherlands with concurrent accreditations to the Republic of Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina since March 2014. Ambassador Sheikh Mohammed Belal was elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the Trust Fund for Victims of the International Criminal Court for three years with effect from December 2018. The Bureau of the Assembly of States Parties appointed him as "Facilitator for the Trust Fund of Victims" for the term 2015-2016. H.E.