Aruna Gujral

Ms Aruna Francesca Maria Gujral has been confirmed by ICCROM’s 33rd session of the General Assembly in November 2023 as the new Director-General. 

Ms Aruna Francesca Maria Gujral is an accomplished, dynamic, innovative and committed Thought Leader with more than 20 years of experience in the public and international development sectors. 

Ms Gujral joins ICCROM from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), where she covered leading roles in more than twenty countries in three different regions and served in several duty stations - at the country, subregional, regional and HQ levels. 

Her extensive background and vast experience in complex programme development and management, strategic planning and programming, governance and policy, coupled with remarkable and extensive expertise in mobilizing funds and forging multi-stakeholder partnerships, positions her as a guiding force for ICCROM.