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:

PRESIDENT

  Mr. Majid Rashed

UAE

  • 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

VICE PRESIDENT

  Mr. Masayuki Mizuno

JPN

  • Vice-Chairperson of the Japanese Paralympic Committee (March 2014 to present)
  • Extensive experience in Organising Committees for national and international administrative and sports events
  • Director of training programmes for Paralympic teams 

VICE PRESIDENT

  Ms. Zhao Su-jing

CHN

  • Director of Sport Department, China Disabled Persons’ Federation, since 1993
  • Participation in 6 Paralympic Games and 4 Paralympic Winter Games
  • Member of 1994 FESPIC Games Organising Committee

VICE PRESIDENT

Mr. Michael Barredo

PHI

  • Participated in the field event of javelin in the first IBSA World Games in Madrid, 1998
  • Founding President, NPC of the Philippines
  • Executive Board members for the IPC and IOSD Council
  • Recipient of the Paralympic Order, Athens, 2013

MEMBER AT LARGE

  Mr. Abdulraheem Alsheikh

KSA

  • 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

MEMBER AT LARGE \ 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.

CHAIRPERSON ATHLETES’ COMMITTEE

  Mr. Jeong Min Lee

KOR

  • PhD degree of Sport Exercise Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Former Korea Para Cross Country Ski & Biathlon Athlete (Aug 2015 – Mar 2018) and Para Rowing Athlete (Mar 2013 – May 2015)
  • Support & Co-ordinate the project for NPC of North Korean Paralympic Movement & Development Project

CHAIRPERSON WOMEN IN SPORTS COMMITTEE

  Ms. Nasanbat Oyunbat

MGL

  • Secretary General of Mongolian Paralympic Committee (2009 to present)
  • Worked with State Authority of Physical Culture and Sports of Mongolia
  • Head of National Team division of Olympic and Paralympic Sports (2008-09)

CHAIRPERSON MEDICAL AND SPORTS SCIENCE COMMITTEE

  Dr. Hasuk Bae

KOR

  • Former Member of Board of Directors of Korea Paralympic Committee (2013-2017)
  • Chairperson of Classification Committee of Korea Paralympic Committee (present)
  • Professor at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University (present)

CHAIRPERSON GAMES AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

  Ms. Lesley Fung

HKG

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Management
  • Executive Director of the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (2011-Present)
  • Former Assistant Sports Administration Manager at the Hong Kong Sports Institute

SUB-REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE SOUTH-EAST ASIA

Mr. Michael Barredo

PHI

  • Participated in the field event of javelin in the first IBSA World Games in Madrid, 1998
  • Founding President, NPC of the Philippines
  • Executive Board members for the IPC and IOSD Council
  • Recipient of the Paralympic Order, Athens, 2013

SUB-REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE WEST ASIA

Mr. Abdelrazzaq Banirasheed

UAE

  • 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 CENTRAL ASIA

Dr. Rustam Babayev

KAZ

  • PhD in Business Administration
  • Currently CEO of Financial Advisory company in UAE

SUB-REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE EAST ASIA

Mr. Manabu Aso

JPN

  • Secretary General FESPIC (1994 to 2006)
  • Project Manager “Transferring of Wheelchair Manufacturing Technology and Promotion of Wheelchair Sports in Southeast Asia”

SUB-REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE SOUTH ASIA

Mr. Imran Shami

PAK

  • Master degree in Business Administration
  • PGC in Sport Management
  • Involved in rehabilitation of persons with disabilities with Community Participation and through training in technical and vocational skills from 1988 till 2002
  • Founder of NPC Pakistan (1998) and Secretary General until present day
  • Chef de Mission Team Pakistan at Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, and London 2012 Paralympic Games.

CEO

Mr. Tarek Souei

UAE

  • Speech Therapist in Rehabilitation Centers for 23 years.
  • More than 35 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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