The Secretariat of the BIE

The Secretariat manages the organization.

Its main functions are :

  • To provide expertise and technical support to Member States
  • To advise and ensure coordination with Expo organizers and Expo candidates
  • To prepare the work of the committees and organize the committee meetings and the General Assembly
  • To implement the decisions of the General Assembly

The Secretariat is headed by the Secretary General who is appointed by the General Assembly. The Secretary General is the legal representative of the BIE and is responsible for attending to the current activities of the Bureau in accordance with the instructions of the General Assembly and Committees.
The Secretary General of the BIE is Mr. Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales (Spain).