11 September 2007

Mr. Noé van Hulst, Director of Long-term Co-operation and Policy Analysis Office at the IEA, has been selected as the new Secretary General of the International Energy Forum (IEF) in Riyadh. The IEF Secretariat was established in December 2003 to enhance dialogue between Ministers of energy-producing and energy-consuming countries. Mr. van Hulst, a Dutch national, will replace Mr. Arne Walther, whose term ends on 30 November, 2007. see press release