FAI Secretariat

The FAI Secretariat is responsible for the day to day operations of FAI. The administrative staff is headed by the Secretary General.

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 Secretariat via e-mail are invited to use our contact form.

FAI Secretariat Staffing

Markus Haggeney - Secretary General

  • General management
  • Non-voting member of the Executive Board
  • Operation of FAI Secretariat
  • Contractual agreements and legal coordination
  • Contacts with external associations and authorities
  • Human resources
  • FAI business plan
  • Partnership and sponsorship


Paola Lopez - Finance Manager and Controller

  • Accounting
  • Financial records
  • FAI projects
  • Commissions Finances

Sports & Events

Markus Haggeney - Secretary General

  • Sports strategy and development
  • Commissions support
  • Multi-sports events, including FAI World Air Games, World Games, Asian Games

Christine Rousson - Competitions Manager, Record Officer

  • Support to Event Organisers (Organiser Agreements, documents, medals, diploma)
  • FAI Sporting calendar
  • Competition results
  • World records

Members and Services

Ségolène Rouillon - Head of Administration, Members and Services Manager, Anti-Doping Manager

  • Management of FAI Membership
  • General Conference: logistics and minutes
  • Awards
  • Management of the FAI Members database
  • Coordination of Technical Commissions
  • OfficeManagement
  • Human resources
  • Anti-doping Management
  • Prince Alvaro de Orleans Borbon Grant


Faustine Carrera - Communication Manager

  • Communications strategy
  • FAI branding / logos
  • Media and public relations (press releases, social networks, publications, media, etc)
  • TV production and distribution
  • Website


Visa-Matti Leinikki - IT Manager

  • IT infrastructure / software
  • IT Development and maintenance
  • World Records

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