Federico Addiechi is responsible for sustainability at FIFA and reports to the Secretary General.
Federico worked in various capacities in the sports industry before joining FIFA in 2003 to take charge of the CSR and humanitarian activities of world football’s governing body and of its relationship with the United Nations system and non-governmental organisations.
In his role as Head of Sustainability & Diversity, Federico has initiated and implemented programmes to address issues ranging from social development through football, child labour, human rights and labour rights to climate protection, waste management, accessibility for fans, discrimination and green stadiums. He has also contributed to the strengthening of FIFA’s management system through the integration of sustainability standards, policies and reporting frameworks for FIFA and the FIFA World Cups.
As a former professional volleyball player (Argentinian national team; Italian and Swiss leagues) and through his current role as a board member of the Swiss Volleyball Federation, he has an intimate knowledge of the world of sports administration and competition management as an athlete, manager and official manager.