FAI Head Office

The FAI Head Office is responsible for the day to day operations of FAI. The administrative staff is headed by the Secretary General, and the Head Office is located in Lausanne, Switzerland, at the following address :

Maison du Sport International
Av. de Rhodanie 54
CH-1007 - Lausanne

Telephone : +41 21 345 1070
Fax : +41 21 345 1077

Those of you who wish to communicate with the FAI Head Office via e-mail are invited to use our contact form.


FAI Head Office Staffing



Susanne Schödel - Secretary General

  • General Management of the FAI
  • Assistance to the Executive Board
  • Operation of FAI Head Office
  • Contractual agreements and legal coordination
  • Contacts with external associations and authorities
  • Human Resources
  • FAI Business Plan
  • Partnership and Sponsorship



Finance and Legal / Office Management


Cosette Mast - Office and Accounting Manager

  • Accounting
  • Financial Records
  • Point of contact for suppliers
  • Human Resources


Sports & Marketing


Markus Haggeney - Sports & Marketing Director

  • Coordination of the Sports Department
  • Sports strategy and development
  • Advice to FAI Air Sport Commissions
  • Event planning organisation and management
  • Assistance to Secretary General
  • Multi-Sports Events, including FAI World Air Games, World Games, Asian Games

Eric Bertin - Sports & Events Manager

  • FAI World Air Games Dubai 2015

Christine Rousson - Competitions Manager, Record Officer

Annick HAUSER - Assistant Sports Manager

  • Assistance to Sports Director
  • First point of contact for all Sports matters
  • Support and advice to FAI Air Sport Commissions (ASCs)
  • Coordination with Event Organisers
  • Coordination of Commission meetings and documents
  • Assistance to Secretary General
  • Support for Multi-sports Events


Members and Services


Ségolène Rouillon - Members and Services Manager, Anti-Doping Manager




Faustine CARRERA - Communication Manager

  • Communications Strategy
  • FAI Branding / Logos
  • E-shop
  • Media and Public Relations (press releases, social networks, publications, media, etc)
  • TV Production and Distribution
  • Website




Visa-Matti Leinikki - IT Manager

  • Management of IT infrastructure / software
  • IT Development and maintenance
  • Assistance to the FAI Sports Manager
  • World Records