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 lists of decisions taken by the Board during the past five years are available below (pdf):
- 9th Annual Meeting (March 2012): English & French
- 10th Annual meeting (March 2013): English & French
- 11th Annual Meeting (March 2014): English & French
- 12th Annual Meeting (March 2015): English & French
- 13th Meeting (July 2015): English & French
- 14th Annual Meeting (April 2016): English & French
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.
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. From 2004 – 2010 Baroness Helić was the Senior Adviser to the Rt Hon William Hague, the Shadow Foreign Secretary, and then his Senior Special Adviser when he was Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State from 2010-2015. She was responsible for developing and driving forward foreign policy priorities of the UK Government.
For Mr Lordkipanidze, international law has become his official, professional and his personal project since 1991, through which he seeks to contribute to extending the reach of a rules-based international order, creating and strengthening mechanisms of international justice with jurisdiction over international crimes committed during conflicts.
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.