2011

2011

LEADERS IN FOOTBALL 2011

On the 5th and 6th October 2011, the 4th Leaders in Football conference was officially opened by David Bernstein, Chairman of the Football Association, and Gianni Infantino, General Secretary of UEFA, in front of 1000 Director level-delegates from different 45 countries. Widely recognised as the most exclusive and influential football conference in the world, the 2011 event once again shaped the global, regional and industry agendas for the sport and was the place to do business with the most senior executives in football.

Speakers
The main conference brought together world leaders including David Bernstein, Chairman, The Football Association; Gianni Infantino, General Secretary, UEFA; Hassan Al-Thawadi, General Secretary, Supreme Council overseeing FIFA World Cup 2022; Viacheslav Alexandrovich Fetisov, Russian Government Minister for Sport and Major Events; Michel D’Hooghe, Member, FIFA Executive Committee; Jim Boyce, Vice President, FIFA Executive Committee; HRH Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein, Member, FIFA Executive Committee; Pierluigi Collina, Member UEFA Referees Committee and former World Cup Referee; Frank De Bleeckere, Champions League, Euro Championships and FIFA World Cup Referee; David Elleray, former World Cup Referee; Greg Clarke, Chairman, The Football League; Jean Luc Dehaene, Chairman, UEFA Club Financial Control Panel; Ivan Gazidis, CEO, Arsenal FC; Hugh Robertson, Minister for Sport, UK Government; Niall Quinn, Chairman, Sunderland AFC; Peter Coates, Owner, Stoke City FC; Bruce Buck, Chairman, Chelsea FC; Tom DiBenedetto, President and Chairman, AS Roma; Jamie Carragher, Player, Liverpool FC; Fabio Cannavaro, former Captain, Italy and 2006 World Cup Winner and many more…