The World Archery office is in the Olympic capital of Lausanne, Switzerland.
World Archery’s headquarters are located in Maison du Sport International in the Olympic Capital of Lausanne, Switzerland and are staffed by a multi-cultural workforce that works both in the office and remotely.
Contact the office through the online form.
The staff are managed by the secretary general’s office and organised into four departments:
- Member services
- Events and marketing
- Communications and broadcast
The World Archery Excellence Centre, the purpose-built facility for archery development also in Lausanne, operates with an independent staff.
Secretary general’s office
After graduating with a Master of Engineering in IT, Tom worked for SWIFT in the financial sector. In 1996, he became executive director of World Archery, moved the organisation’s headquarters from Milan to Lausanne and began building a permanent staff. Tom worked at WADA from 2002 to 2005, before rejoining World Archery as secretary general. Tom has been a national archery champion in several disciplines.
A former athlete, coach and national federation secretary general, Siret joined the World Archery office in 2018. She previously studied sports management in Korea and worked at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Siret competed at seven world championships as an archer.
Following her studies in business administration, Caroline worked for various multinational companies in Europe and the Americas. She started working in the office in 2002.
An experienced programmer, Matteo leads the development of the open-source i@nseo software. He joined World Archery in 2014.
Jenny worked for business travel agency Carlson Wagonlit before joining World Archery in 2011. Her initial role was focused on travel booking but has since expanded to including staff well-being.
After graduating from studies in trade and economy, Séverine worked for business travel agency Carlson Wagonlit before joining World Archery 2009. She is passionate about sports and previously practised synchronised skating.
Member services department
Cecilia is an experienced sports administrator who previously worked at UCI and the United Nations. She is originally from Bolivia and speaks English, Spanish and French. Cecilia joined World Archery in 2021.
*Consultant based out of Switzerland
*Consultant based out of Switzerland
Events and marketing department
Thomas studied business administration and had a successful career as an archer in the French team, winning a world team silver medal in 2009, before joining the World Archery office in 2012. He started as an intern, became assistant to the secretary general and then marketing services coordinator before moving to the events department.
Karim holds a bachelor’s in international hospitality management from Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne as well as a Diploma of Advanced Studies HES-SO in managing a luxury company. His professional experience includes financial consultancy at KPMG; promotion and public relations at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne; sponsoring, hospitality and events management at UBS, and international sports management at GPS Performance.
Communications and broadcast department
Chris has professional experience in publishing and as a member of the sports department at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He joined World Archery full-time in 2014. Chris was an archer and irregularly still shoots a bow.
Ludivine is a successful petanque player and has been a member of the Swiss national team, on and off, since 1995. She studied English linguistics and literature along with social communications before joining the World Archery office in 2003.
After graduating from studies in film production, Ollie worked in London and Melbourne, covering a variety of sports as a cameraman, editor and producer. After moving to Lausanne, he worked for UEFA as a video editor before joining World Archery in 2022.