The secretariat staff is made up of a team of five officers:
- Will Fawcett
- Pinar Topkaya
- Fotini Stamati
- Claudia Wunderlich
- Eleni Belmpa , Travel and Event Management and Support
Will Fawcett is responsible for IMPEL’s Organisational and Operational support. His main tasks are to plan, coordinate and follow up on Board and GA meetings. He supports the Chair and Vice-Chair in their work. He helps draft grant requests and reports in collaboration with Board, Expert Team leads, project and financial officer. He coordinates the Secretariat and links and manages suppliers of goods and services. He also coordinates activities with other relevant Environmental Compliance Networks.
Pinar Topkaya is in charge of project management. She is responsible for project portfolio and activities oversight and establishing management plans for IMPEL projects. She establishes risk management plans and ensures reporting and control of changes. She supports Expert Teams in establishing their work plans. She ensures timely monitoring and reporting on project progress and drafts technical reports for IMPEL’s grant reporting. She supports project leads for cost control in collaboration with the Finance Officer.
Fotini Stamati - General administrative support services
Eleni Belmpa is in charge of Travel and Event Management and Support in IMPEL. She is responsible for preparing, organizing and managing IMPEL's virtual and hybrid physical events, including conferences, meetings, and general assemblies. She also develops standardized event components, such as forms, checklists, and model communications, that can be used for all events.