The mission of the Young Members Congress of LESI is:

  • To increase the number of active members under the age of 40 within LES Member Societies;
  • To encourage participation and networking by young members at LESI events through the organization of unique educational and social programs;
  • To mentor young executives for participation and leadership at LESI Board, Delegate and Committee levels as well as to make LESI officers aware of the interest, accomplishments and contributions of younger members.
  • To encourage family participation through special programs and incentives.


  • YMC only agenda at LESI Annual Meeting
  • Global network of individuals with shared professional and personal life-style interests
  • Similar global network for YMC spouses and children


  • YMC at LES International
  • YMC at national LES Societies (e.g. LES France, LES Germany, LES USA & Canada, LES Italy, LES Brazil, LES Britain & Ireland, LES Turkey, LES Singapore, LES Switzerland, LES Austria)

How to get involved

First: Join a national LES Society

After you have done so, you have different alternatives to become a member of YMC:

Upcoming Events

  • 6th Pan-American LESI YMC Conference, New York, June 2021
  • 8th Pan-European LESI YMC Conference, Milan, September 2021
  • 3rd Asia Pacific LESI YMC Conference, Manila, November 2021

The 2020-21 Committee


Georgina Busku

  • Georgina Busku (LES Hungary)

David Swain

  • David Swain (LES China (Hong Kong Sub-Chapter)

Immediate Past-Chair:


  • Vincent Bergeron (LES USA/Canada)


Pan-American Region:
Stacey Dunn

  • Stacey Dunn (LES USA & Canada)

Pan-European Region:
Kilian Scharli

  • Kilian Scharli (LES Switzerland)

Asia-Pacific Region:

  • David Swain (LES China (Hong Kong Sub-Chapter)

Latin American Region:
Karla Roxana Aispuro

  • Karla Roxana Aispuro (LES Mexico)

Membership and Committees:

Eszter Szakacs

  • Eszter Szakacs (LES Hungary)

Susanna Ruder

  • Susanna Ruder (LES Switzerland)


Michael Crichton

  • Michael Crichton (LES USA/Canada)

Regional Meetings:

Seoul Meeting:
Sung-pil Hwang

  • Sung-pil Hwang (LES Korea)

London Meeting:
Richard Pinckney

  • Richard Pinckney (LES Britain & Ireland)

Montreal Meeting:

  • Tejas Shah (LES USA & Canada)

LESI Annual Meeting:

Alexander Haertel

  • Alexander Haertel (LES Germany)

Board Liaison:

  • Sergey Dorofeev
Contact the Chair -  Georgina Busku (gbusku@agip.com)
Interested in joining this committee?  Fill out our Committee Application Form)
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