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International
  • Name: To be announced
  • Position: Honorary President
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England
  • Name: Tim Ollerenshaw
  • Position: Honorary Vice President
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International sports lawyer, Tim Ollerenshaw, specialises in sports discipline and holds positions with Sports Resolution UK, the Darts Regulation Authority (DRA), the European Hockey Federation, England Netball, England Boxing and the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association.

Pakistan
  • Name: Shahzeb Mehmood Trunkwala
  • Position: Honorary Vice President
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Shahzeb is President of World Group Pakistan who operate across a number of business sectors including  Automobiles, Education, Sports and Recreation, Real Estate and Financial Investments in 203 countries worldwide.

England
  • Name: Hannah Wallis
  • Position: Director
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Hannah graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2013 with a Masters Degree in Arts Management.

With a background in the arts, Hannah’s transferable skills have been put into practice working as Executive Secretary for a number of domestic and international organisations before being promoted into a key decision making role within the international Federation.

Greece
  • Name: Thanos Papadopoulos
  • Position: Joint CEO
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Thanos is the CEO and Co-founder of Libero S&T, one of Greece’s leading sport marketing and event management  and sponsorship agencies. He has experience in operating European level small-sided football Championships between 2012 and 2016 and therefore is perfectly positioned to lead and develop both the ISF strategy and events.

Germany
  • Name: Christoph Köchy
  • Position: Head of Sponsorship
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Christoph is an experienced Sports Sponsorship specialist, having worked with brands such as Gilette, Mybet and Hummel. He is the founder of Uni-liga, Germany’s leading provider of small-sided football leagues for students and has been a key force behind the delivery of European Championships held in Moldova, Greece and Hungary.

Portugal
  • Name: Hugo Ascenso da Costa
  • Position: 2018 World Cup Host
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Hugo has managed sports centres in Portugal for 15 years, before developing a series of local and national 5 and 7-a-side competitions played across Portugal. Since 2014 he has developed the Portugal national 6-a-side team and gained a huge and valuable insight into tournament operations which put him in good stead, along with his team, to deliver the Socca6 World Cup in Portugal in 2018.

Poland
  • Name: Wojciech Dudek
  • Position: tbc.
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England
  • Name: Stephanie Spacey
  • Position: Director
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England
  • Name: Tom Nash
  • Position: Director
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As a leading sports professional, Tom heads up the international liaison team. His wealth of knowledge is applied both to the development and smooth operation of small-sided leagues and to the development of web systems to support the management of leagues and tournaments.

With his American wife, Tom has strong links to the USA and travels there frequently.

England
  • Name: Stuart Winton
  • Position: Tournament Director
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Stuart has 19 years of experience officiating across the Premier League, FA, EFL and local and international small-sided football competitions.

Stuart has refereed Blind Football at last two Paralympic Games, as well as working as an Event Consultant for the Premier League, Futsal Appointments Officer for the EFL and referee mentor, assessor, instructor and tutor for the FA

Germany
  • Name: Julia Colter
  • Position: Head of Events
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England
  • Name: Richard Butler
  • Position: Head of Referees
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Richard is one of the UK’s leading small-sided football referees and has officiated national and international competitions and finals. Richard also has a vast experience in assisting with the organisation and operational side of managing international tournaments.

Germany
  • Name: Marc Mueller
  • Position: Event Manager
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Marc has joined the team as ISF Event Manager to take on the project of Champions League organiser. He is skilled at dealing with all aspects of event management including l teams, kit suppliers, hotels, transport companies and other partners in order to deliver the best competition experience to the participants.

Wales
  • Name: Richard Johnson
  • Position: Medical Director
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Richard holds the role of the Clinical Director and Senior Surgeon at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bridgend. Alongside his hospital work Richard has worked for teams such as Crusaders RLFC, Wales RL, South Wales Scorpions RLFC, Cook Islands RL, Bridgend Ravens,Fiji National Team and Newport Gwent Dragons. He holds the ICIS level 3 accreditation for medical professionals working within professional sport.

Slovenia
  • Name: Simona Truden
  • Position: Head of PR
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Brazil
  • Name: Nilton Maio Leo
  • Position: Tbc.
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Spain
  • Name: Esteban Nanfro
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Esteban leads the Futbol Rapido project in Spain, running 5 and 7-a-side adult leagues. He is an experienced event organiser, with particular knowledge in the sports marketing and management sector.

Scotland
  • Name: Chris Rowntree
  • Position: Head of Registrations
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Chris, originally from Scotland, has been involved in small-sided leagues for 15 years, starting out as a referee and progressing through the ranks from supervisor to management, and is now a Senior Director across a broad range of leisure streams.

Chris adds a wealth of knowledge to the day to day operation of small-sided leagues, both domestically and internationally.

England
  • Name: Andy Thorley
  • Position: Head of Media
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An experienced senior journalist, Andy has a degree in journalism from the University of Staffordshire and has written numerous articles both on leisure, media, sport, music and general interest over the last 20 years.

Andy heads the federation’s media output.

England
  • Name: Jack Keeling
  • Position: Social Media Executive
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England
  • Name: James Coe
  • Position: Head of TV
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James is a TV and film professional whose portfolio includes a number of documentaries which have aired on UK television as well as having directed mini-documentaries, TV adverts and other promotional features.

James leads a forward thinking department incorporating computer design and animation alongside his film work and heads up the Federation’s visual media output.

International
  • Name: To be appointed
  • Position: Head of Marketing
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International
  • Name: To be appointed
  • Position: Head of Development
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International
  • Name: To be appointed
  • Position: Head of Discipline
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England
  • Name: Paul Darke
  • Position: Director
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Paul Darke has 19 years experience in the small-sided football industry, including founding and operating UK Fives from 2008-2015 . In addition Paul played for Peterborough United, worked as a Youth Coach at AFC Bournemouth and Academy Scout at Chelsea and Southampton.He currently works for Exquisite Sport Management.

Wales
  • Name: Barry John
  • Position: Director, Wales
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Barry John is a leading referee and football coach based in South Wales. He has 10 years experience in managing small-sided football leagues and has led and developed the Wales national squad since 2015.

Scotland
  • Name: Jamie Leggett
  • Position: Director, Scotland
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