FAI Office

The FAI Office is responsible for the day to day operations of FAI. The administrative staff is headed by the Secretary General, and the 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 Office via e-mail are invited to use our contact form.

FAI Office Staffing

Markus Haggeney - Acting Secretary General

  • General Management of the FAI
  • Non-voting member of the Executive Board
  • Operation of FAI Office
  • Contractual agreements and legal coordination
  • Contacts with external associations and authorities
  • Human Resources
  • FAI Business Plan
  • Partnership and Sponsorship

Finance and Legal

Paola Lopez - Finance Manager and Controller

  • Accounting
  • Financial Records
  • Point of contact for suppliers
  • Budget Development
  • Control and Report of FAI projects
  • Finance Strategy

Sports & Events

Markus Haggeney - Sports & Events Director

  • Coordination of the Sports Department
  • Sports strategy and development
  • Advice to FAI Air Sport Commissions
  • Event planning organisation and management
  • 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

Assistant Sports Manager (vacant - tasks assigned to the team)

  • 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
  • Support for Multi-sports Events

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
  • Office Management
  • Human Resources
  • Anti-doping Management
  • Prince Alvaro de Orleans Borbon Grant


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
  • World Records

Sally O'Brien - Team Assistant

  • Assistance to the FAI Office team

    External resources

    Grzegorz Pyzalka

    • Events

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