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Council

President

IT

Francesco Ricci Bitti

ITF Honorary Life President
President

First term as ASOIF President 2012 - 2016

Second term as ASOIF President 2016 - 2020

Francesco Ricci Bitti has been a senior executive and board member of several leading multi-national information and communication technology companies. On the sports administration side, he served as member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) between 2006 and 2012 as well as Executive Board member of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI). President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) between 1999 and 2015, he remains ITF Honorary Life President. Currently, Francesco Ricci Bitti is a member of the IOC Coordination Commissions for Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024, member of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee and Foundation Board and member of SportAccord. He is also board member of the International Testing Agency (ITA).

Vice President

TR

Ugur Erdener

WA president
Vice President

First term 2014 – 2017

Second term 2017 - 2021

Prof Dr Ugur Erdener, a widely-respected physician, is an IOC Vice-President, Chair of the IOC Medical and Sports Science Commission and member of the WADA Executive Committee. Elected as World Archery President in 2005, Ugur Erdener is also President of the National Olympic Committee of Turkey since 2011. For further information please click here.

Council Member

GB

Sebastian Coe

IAAF President
Council Member

First term 2017 – 2021

A double Olympic champion, Sebastian Coe was Chairman of the London 2012 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.  In 2015, he was elected President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). He is also Chancellor of Loughborough University, Executive Chairman of CSM Sport and Entertainment and a member of the IOC Coordination Commission for Tokyo 2020. For further information please click here.

ES

Marisol Casado

ITU President
Council Member

First term 2011 – 2015

Second term 2017 - 2019

Marisol Casado was elected President of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) in 2008. An IOC member since 2010, she is part of various IOC Commissions such as the Women in Sport Commission and the Coordination Commission for Paris 2024. She is also a Council member of GAISF and a member of the Executive Board of the Spanish National Olympic Committee. For further information please click here.

ES

Jose Perurena López

ICF President
Council Member

First term 2015 – 2019

José Perurena, President of the International Canoe Federation (ICF) since 2008, has overseen several key initiatives for the development of his sport, such as the inclusion of Paracanoeing into the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. In 2011 he became an IOC member and has been active on several Commissions such as the Olympic Programme Commission and the Board of Directors of Olympic Channel Services.  He is also the President of the International World Games Association (IWGA). For further information please click here.

RS

Nenad Lalovic

UWW President
Council Member

First term 2018 – 2021

Nenad Lalovic was elected United World Wrestling (UWW) President in 2013. Beforehand, he served as President of the Serbian Wrestling Federation, on the Bureaus of CELA (Conseil Européen des Luttes Associées) former name of UWW European Council, and the Serbian Olympic Committee. In 2015 he became an IOC Member and is part of the Olympic Solidarity Commission. Nenad Lalovic was elected as the ASOIF representative to the IOC Executive Board in February 2018. For further information please click here.

Executive Director

GB

Andrew Ryan

Executive Director

Andrew Ryan became the Executive Director of ASOIF in 2006. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer of the International Badminton Federation (BWF). He is currently a member of the IOC Programme Commission and the Coordination Commissions for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games and the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. He is also a member of the 2022 Youth Olympic Games Evaluation Commission and served on the 2024 & 2028 Olympic Games Evaluation Commissions.

Council description

Council description

The Council is composed of a President and six Members, all from different Federations.
One of the six Members is elected as Vice-President.
The President and all the Members are elected for 4- year mandates.
The Executive Director is nominated by the Council on the proposal of the President as an executive position. The Executive Director is also on the Council, but without voting rights.