The UIA has appointed Nicolas Jelansky to manage the UIA secretariat following the UIA
Council meeting in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, which he attended.
Nicolas Jelansky graduated from the Ecole supérieure de commerce in Rouen, France, and
is specialised in the management of not-for-profit organisations. Currently 38 years
old, he has been an administrative and financial manager in the cultural sector for the
last eleven years.
After serving as executive director to theatres and music festivals, he managed the
Duchamp-Villon Theatre in Rouen from 2002 – 2009, where he assured the financial and
administrative direction, organisation of international cultural events and
administration of artistic productions.
Nicolas Jelansky is married and has two children. He is an amateur of architecture and