Kathryne Bomberger was appointed Director-General of the ICMP in 2004, having led the development of the ICMP from 1998.
Ms. Bomberger has 20 years’ working experience within international organizations, including the United Nations, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) on issues related to human rights, politics and conflict prevention.
Prior to working on international human rights issues, she worked for the United States Senate and as a journalist. She has an undergraduate degree in History and a graduate degree in International Relations, with a focus on Middle East Studies, from the Elliot School of International Relations at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
In 2007, Kathryne Bomberger was made Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur by the President of France.