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Mr Richard Neville Peterkin

Entry in the IOC 2009

Country

Saint Lucia

Born 18 April 1948

Marital status Married

Education

BSc Economics, University of the West Indies; B.Commerce, University of Windsor, Canada; Chartered

Accountant, Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants; Chartered Accountant, OECS Institute of

Chartered Accountants.

Career

Accountant, KPMG Saskatoon, Canada (1972–1976); Supervisor and Partner, KPMG Saint Lucia (1977–

1989); Partner, Price Waterhouse Saint Lucia (1989–1997); Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers East

Caribbean (1997–).

President of the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce (1990-1992); Chairman of the National Economic

Council of Saint Lucia (2002–2006); Honorary Consul for Spain in Saint Lucia (1993–).

Sports practised

Cricket, football and tennis

Sports career

Represented Trinity College in cricket in Trinidad and Tobago (1960 – 1968); represented campus in

football at the University of the West Indies (1969 – 1971); played commercial league football in

Saskatoon, Canada (1972 – 1975).

Sports administration

President of the St Lucia Olympic Committee (1992 -); member of the Finance Committee of the

Commonwealth Games Federation (1998 – 2003); Treasurer of the Pan-American Sports Organisation

(2000 -); Treasurer of the Association of National Olympic Committees (2006-); member of various

ccommissions for the Pan-American Games (2003, 2007, 2011).

IOC history

Member of the Olympic Solidarity Commission (2005-); member of the technical working group, appointed

by the IOC President, to discuss, prepare and propose the content and definition of the basic universal

principles of good governance (2007-2008); member of the Six Olympic Solidarity Offices Coordination

group (2006-); nominated to be a member of the IOC (2009).


HRH Frederik, the Crown Prince of Denmark

Married to HRH Crown Princess Mary, 2 children

Born:

Copenhagen 26 May, 1968.

Education:

Studies at Harvard University - Science of Government 1992-93.

Three month training position with the Danish UN mission in New York, 1994.

Master Political Science from the University of Aarhus, January 1995.

Posted as First Secretary to the Danish Embassy in Paris, October 1998-October 1999.

Military Service:

The Royal Life Guard 1986.

Lieutenant in the Reserve (Army) 1988.

Reconnaissance Platoon Commander with the Royal Guard Hussars’ Regiment 1988.

Royal Danish Navy Frogman Corps 1995 (equivalent to Special Boat Service – Royal Marines, or US

Navy Seals).

Commander (Navy) and Major (Army, Air Force) 2002.

Staff Officer, Defence Command Denmark 2002-2003.

Senior lecturer with the Institute of Strategy at the Royal Danish Defence College, 2003-.

Commander senior grade in the Navy, lieutenant colonel in the Army, and lieutenant colonel in the Air

Force 2004.

Honorary tasks:

President of The Royal Danish Geographical Society

A Patron for Danish Red Cross

Member of ISAF's (International Sailing Federation) Events Committee

Member of Young Global Leaders

Sports practised:

Sailing, tennis, running, horse riding, diving, golf


Engr Habu Ahmed GUMEL OON, FNSE, FNIM

Country: NGR (Nigeria)

Born: 1 April 1949

Marital status: Married; four children

Education

B.Sc.; M.Sc. Civil Engineering

Kiev Civil Engineering Institute (1976)

Career

National Youth Service Corps Scheme, Yankari Games Reserve (1976-1977); General Manager, Bauchi

State Cooperatives Building Association Limited (1977-1983); Deputy Chief of Engineering, Bauchi State

Agricultural Development Programme (1983-1984); Director of Engineering, Bauchi State Agricultural

Development Programme, (1984-1985); Deputy General Manager, Federal Housing Authority, Lagos

(1985-1992); Executive Director - Operations, Federal Housing Authority, Abuja (1993-1999); President,

Nigeria Society of Engineers (2000-2001); President, Council of the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria

(2004-)

Sports Administration

Chairman & Member, Nigeria Volleyball Federation (1988-); Executive Vice-President, Confederation of

African Volleyball (1997-); Treasurer, Nigeria Olympic Committee (1997-2001); Member/Secretary,

Finance Commission, International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) (1998-); Director, Sports Facilities,

National Sports Commission, Abuja (2000-2009); President, Nigeria Olympic Committee (2001-); Member

(Presidential Committee), All-Africa Games (2002-2003); Member/Chairman, Technical Committee, Abuja

Bid Committee for the 2014 Commonwealth Games (2005-2007); President, Zone 3, Association of the

National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) (2005-2009); ANOCA Executive Board Member (2005-);

Executive Vice-President, FIVB (2008-); FIVB Technical Delegate for the London 2012 Olympic Games

(2009-); Treasurer General of ANOCA (2009-)


Monsieur Habib Abdul MACKI

Entry into the IOC 2009

Country

Sultanate of Oman

Birth

23 March 1943, Muscat

Marital status

Married, two children

Studies

Masters in civil engineering at the Friendship University of Moscow, Russian Federation

Career

Head of the city planning department, Oman government (1973-1976); member of the Muscat City

Council (1974-1976); Associate, Muscat General Enterprise Co.; owner of the Modern Engineering Office;

Associate, Oman International Exchange LLC; member of the administration board and executive board

of the Omani Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) (1987-1989); head of the OCCI arbitration

commission (1987-1989); member of the Omani Court of Commerce (1987-1989); member of the

commerce appeals court (1989-1991); Chairman of the OCCI International Relations Commission (2003-

2007); member of the bank and finance council and Chairman of the Russian-Omani Businessman’s

Committee (2003-2007)

Sports practised

Hockey and football

Sporting career

Represented the Oman Club at national level in hockey and football

Sports administration career

Member of the administration board of the Oman Club, the oldest sports club in the Sultanate of Oman

(1974-2003); Vice-Chairman of the Omani Football Association (1983-1985); Chairman of the national

teams committee, Omani Football Association (1983-1985); member of the organising committee for the

Gulf Cup, regional football championships for the Gulf states in Muscat (1984 and 2009); Vice-President

of the NOC of Oman (2005-present); head of the organising committee responsible for welcoming to

Oman the torch relay of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games (2008); head of the Omani delegation at the

first Asian Beach Games in Bali (2008); Vice-President of the Olympic Council of Asia (2007-2010);

President of the Omani Basketball Association (2009-2012)

Other activities

Honorary General Counsel of the Republic of Colombia in Oman (1986-present)

Titles and decorations

Order of merit (First Class) awarded by His Majesty the Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said, governor of

the Sultanate of Oman for his remarkable contribution in the area of sport; honorary black belt, 5 th dan, in

taekwondo awarded by the University of Kukkiwon, South Korea, for his contribution to promoting sport in

Oman


Lydia Nsekera

Born in Bujumbura – Burundi, 20 April 1967

Marital status: widow

2 children

Daughter of a former President of a football club (1972)

Studies:

Degree in economic and administrative sciences at the University of Burundi (1992)

Professional career:

- Company director: Garage Tanganyika Cars (from 2002 to date)

- Internal auditor at the Brasserie et Limonaderie du Burundi (from 1994 to 2001)

Administrative career:

- Former basketball player and high jumper

- President of the Burundi Football Federation since 2004

- Member of the National Olympic Committee Executive Bureau since 2006

- Member of the NOC Women and Sport Commission (2001 to 2006)

- Member of the Organising Committee of the FIFA Olympic Football Tournaments (from 2006 to

date)

- Member of the Women’s Football and Futsal Commission of the African Football Federation

(CAF), from 2006 to date

- Member of the Executive Committee of the Council of East and Central Africa Football

Associations (since 2007)

- Leader of a women’s football club since 2001

Participation in international competitions

- Member of the Organising Committee of the Olympic football tournaments in Beijing in 2008

- Member of the Organising Committee of the FIFA World Cup, Chile 2008

- Member of the Organising Committee of the 5th African women’s football championships, 2006

Distinctions:

- Winner of the IOC 2009 Women and Sport Trophy

- One of the FIFA representatives at the medal presentations for women’s football at the Olympic

Games, Beijing 2008


Mr Göran PETERSSON

Entry in the IOC

Country

Born

Marital Status

2009

SWE (Sweden)

2 July 1942, Gothenburg

Married, two children

Education

Commercial Institute of Gothenburg (1963); Lund University (LL M)(1967); lawyer

Career

District Court Judge (1971-1973); Senior Partner (1976-2008); Chairman and CEO (1988-1992) of

Advokatfirman Vinge; Chairman of an engineering company (1982-2009), Chairman of a boat building

company (1996-); Chairman of a real estate and construction company (2004-); Secretary General of the

Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre (2000-); Chairman of advisory board of a commercial bank

(2002-)

Sports practised

Football, handball, ice hockey, cross country skiing and sailing

Sports career

Swedish sailing national champion in dinghy and keelboat; dragon racing sailor

Sports administration

President of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF)(2004 –); Vice-President of the ISAF (1994-2004);

Swedish Sailing Federation Racing Rules Committee, Chairman (1977-1985); Royal Gothenburg Yacht

Club, Vice Commodore (1981–1983); Chairman of the Jury and Chief Umpire of the America’s Cup; Jury

Member , Jury Chairman and ISAF Technical Delegate of the Olympic sailing competition (1980-2004);

ASOIF Council member (2009)

Awards and distinctions

Golden Anchor awarded by the Swedish Boating Federations; the King’s Medal awarded by HM King Carl

XVI Gustaf of Sweden.

IOC History

Evaluation Commission for the Olympic Games in 2016 (2009).

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