Secretariat permanent Team

David LEITCH, Secretary General   +33 (0)1 40 27 63 49

David Leitch, as Secretary General, is the senior staff member in the Secretariat, responsible for the line management of all ICA’s paid staff.

He co-ordinates the work of ICA officers and bodies on the organization’s major initiatives and manages its relations with external partners.  Tasked with upholding ICA’s constitution, he organizes the meetings of the Executive Board and the General Assembly and plays a major role in the planning of Quadrennial Congresses and Annual Conferences. He acts as Director of ICA Publications, both printed and electronic.

Finally, he provides strategic advice to the Elected Officers on many subjects.

Speeches and Presentations of David A. LEITCH – ICA Secretary General

Philippe Bruneau, Administration and Finance Manager   +33 (0)1 40 27 63 06

Philippe Bruneau joined the Secretariat on 28 Novembre 2016 as Administration and Finance Manager.

After a master's degree in business administration, Philippe practiced management control in an industrial environment, and thereafter he extended his skills to all the administrative and financial domains of the private sector. For more than 20 years, his experience in associations with European influence has mainly been in the cultural sector of music but also in the area of ​​prevention and urban security.

You can contact him on about any question relating to membership, finance or general administration.

Marianne Deraze, Website and electronic publications officer   +33 (0)1 40 27 61 10

Marianne is responsible for the ICA website and digital publications. As specialist in audiovisual and digital archives, she took part in the description and on-line publishing of audiovisual collections of the French National Library on the BnF-Archives and Manuscripts website Gallica, and Europeana, the European digital library.

Marianne works on the editorialization and the development of the ICA website and trains the new web publishers nominated by the Branches, Sections and Experts Groups. She publishes the ICA monthly e-newsletter and coordinates the publishing of the bi-annual journal Flash.

Contact Marianne for any question related to:

  • The access to the ICA website or members only workspace
  • The dissemination of information (news, events, etc. ) on the website
  • The training for editing on the ICA website
  • The publishing of an article for Flash or for the monthly e-newsletter

Christine Trembleau, Marketing and Communications Manager   +33 (0)1 40 27 63 74

Christine is responsible for ICA Marketing and Communications 360°.

Graduated with a master's degree in Negotiation and International Business, she brings strong skills in Marketing and Business Development thanks to her experience both in companies and agencies.

Christine joined the ICA in 2015 to develop multi-disciplinary transversal projects, ranging from the digital change (such as the new ICA website and the development of social networks) to the development of new products and services (such as the International Archives Day) and the setting up of partnerships (for instance during the Congress, Conferences and other ICA events).

She manages consultants and external providers involved in her field (press officers, communication agencies, designers, etc.), coordinates the volunteers involved in ICA communication and collaborates with PCOM and other ICA Bodies.

Within the ICA, Christine is responsible for:

  • The 360 ​​° marketing strategy and its implementation
  • The development of new products and services
  • International Archives Day on 9 June
  • Communication policy and the communications networks (printed, digital, social media, etc.)
  • Contacts with the press
  • Partnership and sponsorship agreements
  • Contract negotiations

Jessica Squires,Programme Officer +33 (0)1 40 27 61 34

Jessica comes to the ICA in February 2017 on leave from her job as a Senior Policy Advisor at Library and Archives Canada, Canada’s national archives. She has a PhD in History, with a concentration in Political Economy, from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She has published several books and articles, including Building Sanctuary: The Movement to Support Vietnam War Resisters in Canada, 1965-73 (UBC Press, 2013).

Jessica is passionate about archives and their fundamental roles for democracy and access to information.

She is looking forward to building on the work of the previous Programme Officer, Monique Nielsen, including developing an inventory of professional resources and engaging PCOM members in the work of the ICA.