The Executive Council of ANOC is responsible for all the affairs of the Association in compliance with the ANOC Constitution.

The Executive Council of ANOC is currently made up of 32 members:

The President of ANOC

Elected by an Ordinary General Assembly for a period of four years.

The Senior Vice-President of ANOC

Elected by the NOCs at an Ordinary General Assembly from the Vice-Presidents for a mandate of four years.

The Secretary General of ANOC

Appointed on the recommendation of the President by the Executive Council.

Five Vice-Presidents of ANOC

Elected by the five continental associations for a mandate of four years, and whose nominations are approved by the General Assembly of ANOC.

The members of the Executive Council (32) are elected by the Continental Associations.

The Executive Council meets at least twice a year, upon the President's initiative or by request of members of the Executive Council which shall include at least one half of the members elected by at least three Continental Associations (Ref Constitution point 13.14 p. 12)

Members of the ANOC Executive Council (2018-2022)

  • President (self-suspended)

    Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah (Kuwait)

  • Senior Vice-president & Acting President

    Robin Mitchell (Fiji)

  • Secretary General

    Gunilla Lindberg (Sweden)

  • Vice-President of ANOC for Africa

    Mustapha Berraf (Algeria)

  • Members for Africa
    • Ahmed Abou Elgasim Hashim (Sudan)
    • Habu Ahmed Gumel (Nigeria)
    • Matlohang Moiloa-Ramoqopo (Lesotho)
    • Joao Manuel Da Costa Afonso Alegre (Sao Tome & Principe)
    • Habib Sissoko (Mali)
  • Vice-President of ANOC for Americas

    Neven Ilic Alvarez (Chile)

  • Members for Americas
    • Camilo Pérez (Paraguay)
    • Tricia Smith (Canada)
    • Keith Joseph (St Vincent and the Grenadines)
    • Veda Bruno Victor (Grenada)
    • Luis Mejía Oviedo (Dominican Republic)
  • Vice-President of ANOC for Asia

    Zaiqing Yu (People's Republic of China)

  • Members for Asia
    • Randhir Singh (India)
    • Timur Kulibayev (Kazakhstan)
    • Charouck Arirachakaran (Thailand)
    • Tsunekazu Takeda (Japan)
    • Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski (Philippines)
  • Vice-President of ANOC for Europe

    Janez Kocijancic (Slovenia)


  • Members for Europe
    • Raffaele Pagnozzi (Italy)
    • Niels Nygaard (Denmark)
    • Andrzej Krasnicki (Poland)
    • Alejandro Bravo Blanco (Spain)
    • Nese Gundogan (Turkey)
  • Vice-President of ANOC for Oceania

    Robin Mitchell (Fiji)

  • Members for Oceania
    • Ricardo Blas (Guam)
    • Baklai Temengil (Palau)
    • Helen Brownlee (Australia)
    • James Tobin (Federated States Micronesia)
  • Ex officio Members, Chairpersons of ANOC Commissions

    Finance and Audit Commission - Dagmawit Berhane (Ethiopia)

    Legal Commission - Michael Chambers (Canada)

    International Relations Commission - Julio Cesar Maglione (Uruguay)

    Youth Commission - Lord Sebastian Coe (United Kingdom)

    Gender Equity Commission - HRH Prince Faisal Bin Al-Hussein (Jordan)

    Athletes’ Commission - Karo Lelai (Papua New Guinea)

    Electoral Commission - Kevan Gosper (Australia)

    Events Commission - Timothy Fok (Hong Kong, China)

    Marketing Commission - Susanne Lyons (USA)

    Culture & Education Commission - Stanislav Pozdnyakov (Russian Federation)