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IPC Management team

Women at the IPC Headquarters talk about what it takes to work there as a woman. © • IPC
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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is based in Bonn, Germany.

Due to the enormous growth and the increasing complexity of the various services offered by the IPC, the once fully volunteer-managed organisation had to establish a professionally run office. With funding from the Federal Government of Germany as well as of the city of Bonn, relocation and expansion was made possible. The building was renovated and made wheelchair-accessible, and the IPC Headquarters were officially opened on 3 September 1999.

The IPC Management team consists of the professional staff working under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). With the authority delegated by the Governing Board, the CEO represents the Board and the Organisation in all day-to-day business affairs and in all proceedings and negotiations of all types against courts and authorities. The CEO is responsible for the management of the organisation including the authority to directly employ, supervise, control, review the performance and terminate staff.

In addition to the full and part-time members, the IPC uses the services of several experts from different areas and interns.

* part-time position (50% or less)

Contact Details
Function Details
Address Adenauerallee 212-214, 53113 Bonn, Germany
Telephone +49-228-2097-200
Fax +49-228-2097-209
E-mail info@paralympic.org
Website www.paralympic.org
Facebook www.facebook.com/paralympics
Twitter www.twitter.com/paralympics
Youtube www.youtube.com/paralympics
Find us Download a map of IPC HQ
Executive Office
Function Name
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Xavier Gonzalez
CEO Assistant Ulrike Hoefer
Executive Office Manager Verena Conrad
Executive Office Assistant* Rhodora Escanillas-Schweyda
Chief of Staff Mike Peters
Legal Counsel* Mike Townley
Legal Counsel Rebecca Hooper
Governing Board Executive Assistant Leen Coudenys
President Assistant Karen Garner
Paralympic Games Sport and IF Relations Senior Manager Juergen Padberg
Human Resources Senior Manager Alexandra Schnurr
Sport Information Technology
Function Name
Head of Sport Information Technology Alexander Picolin
Database Development Assistant Hakon Mork
CRM Development Assistant Christian Felsberg
Membership Engagement
Function Name
Acting Director Mike Peters
Membership Engagement & NPC Services Senior Manager Qayser Sachdev
Membership Engagement Co-ordinator Amaranta Acosta
Protocol, Hospitality & Events
Function Name
Hospitality, Protocol & Events Director Stephanie Keller
Protocol & Events Senior Manager Kim Fong Liu
Events Manager Anna Sagarra
Event Database Co-ordinator Ekaterina Kuzina
Guest Services* Sharon Slaney
Finance & Corporate Services
Function Name
Finance & Corporate Services Director Ulf Herzer
Strategic & Corporate Planning Senior Manager Patrick Stolpmann
Government Relations Manager Kristof Scheller
Finance Senior Manager Corinne Resch
Administration Manager Frédéric Herrmann
Finance Co-ordinator Mariele Schumacher
Finance Co-ordinator Jonathan Wilson
IT Services* Volker Zietlow
Travel Assistant* Jessika Braun
Travel Assistant* Annika Cronsfoth
Records & Information Co-ordinator Jan Coenen
Office Assistant Valérie Bojanowsky
Electronic Filing Assistant Julia Schwichtenberg
Media and Communications
Function Name
Media & Communications Director Craig Spence
Media Operations Senior Manager Eva Werthmann
Digital Media Senior Manager Natalia Dannenberg-Spreier
Public Relations & Campaigns Manager Lucy Dominy
Editorial Co-ordinator Rosalind Dumlao
Editorial Co-ordinator Hernan Goldzycher
Digital Media & Media Operations Co-ordinator Laura Schreder
Digital Media & Media Operations Assistant* Sandra Lazarovski
Digital Media Assistant Emma Logan
Marketing and Commercial
Function Name
Commercial & Marketing Director Alexis Schaefer
Marketing & Commercial Manager Shahin Rasti
Ticketing & Marketing Services Manager Simona De Giuli
Broadcasting Manager Sascha Beck
Marketing & Commercial Co-ordinator Alexis Vapaille
Client Services Manager Bart Schell
Client Services Manager Nael Ogden-Smith
Client Services Assistant Kiriah Crane
Brand & Creative Services Manager Mariel Avalos
Design Services Manager Yosof Rohesh
Design Project Co-ordinator Annika Zeyen
Medical and Scientific
Function Name
Medical & Scientific Director Dr. Peter Van de Vliet
Anti-Doping Senior Manager Vanessa Webb
Anti-Doping Co-ordinator Bernadette O'Callaghan
Anti-Doping Co-ordinator Zinzi Sitoto
Medical Manager Anne Sargent
Classification Co-ordinator Greg Vice
Classification Co-ordinator Tea Cisic
Paralympic Games
Function Name
Paralympic Games Integration Director Thanos Kostopoulos
Paralympic Games Readiness Senior Manager Denis Pavlovic
Paralympic Games Co-ordination Manager Kathrin Becker
Paralympic Games Operations and Services Manager Barry Chambers
IPC Summer Sports
Function Name
Summer Sports Director Ryan Montgomery
Summer Sports Co-ordinator Jana Hasenberg
IPC Athletics
Function Name
Athletics Senior Manager Haozhe Gao
Athletics Project Manager Laura Thompson
Athletics Competition Manager Laura Danning
Athletics Project Co-ordinator Todd Fraser
Athletics Competition and Classification Assistant Natacha Manchado
IPC Swimming
Function Name
Swimming Classification & ITO Co-ordinator Winnie Timans
Swimming Competition & ITO Co-ordinator Tracy Glassford
Swimming Classification Co-ordinator Natasha Gilbert
Swimming Administration Assistant Anna-Sophie Hippke
IPC Powerlifting
Function Name
Powerlifting Sport Senior Manager Jorge Moreno
Powerlifting Development Co-ordinator Sam Munkley
IPC Shooting
Function Name
Shooting Sport Manager Sarah Bond
IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport
Function Name
Wheelchair Dance Sport Manager Camila Rodrigues
IPC Snow Sports
Function Name
Head of IPC Snow Sports Dimitrije Lazarovski
IPC Ice Sledge Hockey
Function Name
Interim Ice Sledge Hockey Manager Barbora Kohoutova
Worldwide Paralympic Partners
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International Partners
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