“Including sustainability within all aspects of the Olympic Games is a key priority for the IOC. The platform organized by the World Union of Olympic Cities offers the opportunity to share knowledge and good practices and to ensure a positive impact of the Games.”

Gilbert Felli

Executive Committee Member of the World Union of Olympic Cities

Gilbert Felli joined the IOC twenty years ago as Sports Director. With a strong experience in the fields of sport, having previously served as the Head of the Sports Department of the City of Lausanne (1983-1990) as well as the Executive Director of the Olympic Games, he collaborated with the ex-President of the IOC, Juan Antonio Samaranch, in order to develop the “Lausanne – Olympic Capital” concept. He is now Senior Olympic Games Advisor with a special focus on Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Last name: Felli
First name: Gilbert
Function: Senior Olympic Games Advisor
Representative for: IOC
Passion: Skiing, cycling, hiking and sport in general