By unanimous decision at the SIGA General Assembly held on 15 June 2016 at UNESCO in Paris, SIGA elected the ad interim Council during a transitional period that ended on 31 January 2018 after the election of the official Council in Rome.


Appointed by unanimity SIGA General Meeting – UNESCO headquarters, Paris, 15 June 2016


Emanuel Macedo de Medeiros




Lars-Christer Olsson

Chairman, European Professional Football Leagues (EPFL)


Jason Ferguson

Chairman, World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association


Brian Lewis

President, Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee and Member of the Executive Board of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC)



Shellie Pfohl
CEO of the U.S. Center for SafeSport



Leonard McCarthy
Vice President Integrity, World Bank



David Luna
Chairman, OECD Task Force on Countering Illicit Trade


Rick McDonell
Former Executive Secretary, Financial Action Task Force (FATF) / Executive Director, Association of Chartered Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)



Michael Robichaud
Senior Vice President, Global Sponsorship, MasterCard


Salam Al Shawa
Senior Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications, Qatar Airways



Simon Greenberg
Head of Dow Jones Sport


From NGOs:

Mohammed Hanzab
President, International Centre for Sport Security



Mark Pieth
Chairman, Basel Governance Institute


Laurent Vidal
Professor of Law, University Pantheon 1 Paris – Sorbonne



James Cottrell
Partner, Deloitte Advisory Services



Pedro Machado
Partner, Financial Services Risk and Regulation Advisory, PwC

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