Our staff

Science Week 2015

CIMMYT is governed by its board of trustees, director general and a management team who work together to determine scientific goals, policies and strategies of the organization.

Overall, about 1,250 people work at CIMMYT, including 570 at our headquarters in El Batan, Mexico, near Mexico City. Additionally, 510 people work in 19 countries throughout Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Some 160 international scientists and specialized staff work at CIMMYT. CIMMYT employs about 400 nationally-recruited personnel in 15 countries selected for their talent and expertise.