APC EXECUTIVE BOARD

The Executive Board is currently composed of 16 members, of which 6 are elected at the General Assembly (President, two Vice-Presidents, Chair of Women in Sport Committee and two members at large). The Executive Board, collectively, is the representative of the APC General Assembly. The Executive Board is responsible for setting the policies and for ensuring that the directions set by the membership at the General Assembly are implemented. It meets at least three times a year and meetings are chaired by the President.

The Executive Board is primarily responsible for the implementation of policies and directions set by the General Assembly. Additionally, the Executive Board provides recommendations on membership (conditions for membership and fees) to the General Assembly, including motions received from members. It is also responsible for approving budgets and audited accounts, rules and regulations, and any changes to the APC Constitution.

The Executive Board is elected every four years. The most recent elections took place in February 2019.

CONTACT:

APC President - Majid Rashed

PRESIDENT

  Mr. Majid Rashed

UAEUnited Arab Emirates Flag

  • Retired para-athlete (athletics and table tennis)
  • Chef de mission Team UAE at Athens 2004 & London 2012 Paralympic Games
  • CEO of the Dubai Club for People of Determination
  • Vice-President of the UAE NPC

See full biography here

Jai-Jun Choung - VICE PRESIDENT

VICE PRESIDENT

  Mr. Jai-Jun Choung

KORRepublic of Korea Flag

• CEO Aribio Co Ltd
• Vice President Korean Paralympic Committee
• Member at Large IPC Governing Board

VICE PRESIDENT

  Mr. Abdulraheem Alsheikh

KSAKingdom of Saudi Arabia Flag

• Head of the Saudi Athletics Federation for Paralympic sport
• Active Board Member of the Paralympic Committee of Saudi Arabia
• Head of Special Education in Riyadh

VICE PRESIDENT

  Mr. Mukhtorkhon Tashkhodjaev

UZBUzbekistan Flag

  • Master’s Degree in Macroeconomics
  • Dean of the Faculty of Corporate Governance of Tashkent State (2016-present)
  • Chairman of the National Paralympic Committee (2019-present)
  • Was awarded the title of “Honored Sports Teacher of the Republic c of Uzbekistan” in 2021

MEMBER AT LARGE

  Mr. Shaikh Mohamed Bin Duaij Al Khalifa

BHR

• President Bahrain Paralympic Committee
• Vice Chairman & Chairman of the Executive Committee for the High Committee for the Care of People with Disability
• Chairman Venture Capital Bank
• Managing Director Al Areen Holding
• Chairman Britus International School- Special Education

MEMBER AT LARGE

  Ms. Naoe Yasuoka

JPN

• Deputy Director, International Liaison Dept. Japanese Para Sports Association
• Formerly Director in charge of Paralympic Games
 NOC/NPC Family Support Section, International Liaison Bureau, Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games  
    Organising Committee
• Formerly Deputy Director of the International Liaison Department, Tokyo 2009 Asian Youth Games Organizing Committee

CHAIRPERSON LEGAL & ETHICS COMMITTEE

Mr. Keng Chuan Ng

MAS

  • Former Para Athlete (Table Tennis) who participated in World Para Table Tennis Championships 2002 in Taipei
  • Asia Representative of International Table Tennis Federation Para Division.
  • Board Member of Institute of Sports Science and National Sports Council, Malaysia.
Hiroyuki Misaka - Chairperson of APC Athletes Committee

CHAIRPERSON ATHLETES’ COMMITTEE

  Mr. Hiroyuki Misaka

JPN

• Competed at three Paralympic Games
• Athletes’ Committee Chairperson, Japanese Paralympic Committee
• Steering Committee member, Japanese Paralympic Committee
• Director, Japan Wheelchair Rugby Federation (2015-2021)

APC CHAIRPERSON WOMEN IN SPORTS COMMITTEE - Dr. Mu Ming-Chu

CHAIRPERSON WOMEN IN SPORTS COMMITTEE

  Dr. Mu Ming-Chu

TPEChinese Taipei Flag

• President NPC Chinese Taipei
• President Chinese Taipei Wheelchair Basketball Association
• Former Educator and Legislator.

CHAIRPERSON MEDICAL AND SPORTS SCIENCE COMMITTEE

Prof. Dr. Jalil Koohpayehzadeh Esfahani

IRIIslamic Republic of Iran Flag

– General Practitioner from Azad University
– Head of Iran University of Medical Sciences since 2019
– Head of I.R.Iran NPC Academy since 2022
– Former Vice Chancellor for Education, Iran University of Medical Sciences

CHAIRPERSON MEDICAL AND SPORTS SCIENCE COMMITTEE

Dr. Nasanbat Oyunbat

MGLMongolia

– Doctor of Education in Sports Management
– Director at Department of International relation and Information Technology, State Committee of Physical
    Culture and Sports, Regulatory agency of the Government of Mongolia
– Honorary President of the Asian Association for Sport Management (2014 – present)
– Former Chairperson of the APC Women in Sports Committee

SUB-REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE EAST ASIA

Ms. Xu Ling

CHN

  • Possessing the education background of law and international relations, she has been a certificated Lawyer in China since 2003
  • Deputy Secretary General of NPC China
  • Former Deputy Director General for International Affairs, China Disabled Persons’ Federation (CDPF)

SUB-REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE CENTRAL ASIA

Mr. Farrukh Akhmedov

UZB

• General Secretary National Paralympic Committee of Uzbekistan
• Chef de Mission of National Paralympic Team of Uzbekistan for the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Para Games
• Chef de Mission of National Paralympic Team of Uzbekistan for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

SUB-REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE WEST ASIA

  Mr. Abdelrazzaq Banirasheed

UAEUnited Arab Emirates Flag

  • PhD in Sports Management
  • Board Member of UAE NPC
  • Chairman of Khorfakkan Club for the Disabled
  • President of West Asia sub-region Para Federation

SUB-REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE SOUTH EAST ASIA

Mr. Dato Sri Megat D Shahriman Bin Dato Zaharudin

MAS

• President Paralympic Council Malaysia
• President Para Swimming Association
• President Goal Association Malaysia
• Chairman of National Hydrocephalus Foundation
• Board Member ASEAN Para Sports Federation
• CDM Malaysian Para Contingent – Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

SUB-REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE SOUTH ASIA

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CEO

  Mr. Tarek Souei

UAE

  • Speech Therapist in Rehabilitation Centers for 23 years.
  • More than 40 years of involvement in the Paralympic Movement as Coach, Team Manager, International Official, Educator and Technical Delegate for several IPC major International Competitions and Paralympic Games.
  • CEO of APC since 2014.
  • Winner of the Dubai Sports Excellence Award in 2017

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