Para athletes play a major role in the governance and management of the Paralympic Movement.

Here you can find the athlete representative for every Paralympic sport, Regional Organisation and IPC Standing Committee.

Interested in becoming an athlete representative, or having your organisation develop athlete representatives? The IPC Athletes' Council have provided a helpful tool below:

International Federation Athlete Representatives

Para alpine skiing World Para Alpine Skiing (WPAS) Mitchell Gourley[email protected]
Para archery World Archery (WA) Eric Bennet - [email protected]
Para athletics World Para Athletics (WPA) Stephen Miller MBE - [email protected]
Para badminton Badminton World Federation (BWF) Richard Perot - [email protected]
Para biathlon World Para Nordic Skiing (WPNS) Mark Arendz[email protected]
Boccia Boccia International Sports Federation (BISFed) Kwan Hang Wong - e mail to be updated
Para canoe International Canoe Federation (ICF) Tim Lodge - [email protected]
Para cross-country skiing World Para Nordic Skiing (WPNS) Mark Arendz - [email protected]
Para cycling Union Cycliste International (UCI) Colin Lynch - [email protected] 
Para equestrian Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) Dr. Angelika Trabert - [email protected]
Football 5-a-side International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Gael Riviere - [email protected]
Goalball International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Ana Carolina Duarte - [email protected]
Para ice hockey World Para Ice Hockey (WPIH) Andrea Macri - [email protected]
Para judo International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) Nicolina Pernheim - [email protected]
Para powerlifting World Para Powerlifting (WPPO) Sherif Osman[email protected]
Para rowing World Rowing Federation (FISA) Moran Samuel - [email protected]
Shooting Para sport World Shooting Para Sport (WSPS) Aki Taguchi - e mail to be updated
Sitting volleyball World ParaVolley (WPV) Jose Rebelo - [email protected]
Para snowboard World Para Snowboard (WPS) Bibian Mentel-Spee - e mail to be updated
Para swimming World Para Swimming (WPS) David Smetanine - [email protected]
Para table tennis International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Alena Kanova - [email protected]
Para taekwondo World Taekwondo (WT) Lisa Standeven - [email protected]
Para triathlon International Triathlon Union (ITU) Jonathan Goerlach - [email protected] / Sally Pilbeam - [email protected]
Wheelchair basketball International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) No athlete representative at the moment
Wheelchair curling World Curling Federation (WCF) Patrick MacDonald - [email protected]
Wheelchair fencing International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Chui Ye (Alison) Yu - [email protected]
Wheelchair rugby International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Jens Sauerbier - [email protected]
Wheelchair tennis International Tennis Federation (ITF) Benjamin Weeks - [email protected]


Regional Organisations Athlete Representatives

African Paralympic Committee No representative  
Americas Paralympic Committee Ileana Rodriguez [email protected]
Asian Paralympic Committee Jeongmin Lee [email protected]
European Paralympic Committee No representative  
Oceania Paralympic Committee Georges Langa 

[email protected]


Standing Committees Athlete Representatives

Anti-Doping  Pippa Britton  [email protected]
Audit and Finance Michelle Sitwell [email protected]
Classification Moran Samuel [email protected]
Education Yu Chui Yee [email protected]
Legal To be confirmed  
Medical  Manos Bogdos [email protected]
Paralympic Games Cyril More [email protected]
Women in Sport Sini Pyy [email protected]