Emmanuel Katsiadakis

Emmanuel Katsiadakis was born on 25th September 1946, in Athens, is married to Helen Gardikas and has two daughters, Christina and Anna.

STUDIES

1972: Graduate of the National Technical University of Athens – Civil Engineer

1987: Graduate of the Hellenic National Defence College

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

English, French

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

1972-1976 Studies and implementation in various concrete constructions in the private sector.

1976–1989 Officer of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

1989–2004 Director of the Private Investment’s Service of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

2004-2010 General Director of the General Directorate of Development Planning, Regional Policy and Public Investment of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Today, Honorary General Director of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

SPORTS ACTIVITIES

1973 – 1974: National Champion in Fencing (foil).

1967 – 1976: Balkan Champion and member of the National Team.

1977 – 1989: Member of the Executive Board of the Hellenic Fencing Federation.

1989 – to date: President of the Hellenic Fencing Federation.

1989: Technical Delegate for the International Fencing Federation in the World’s Junior Championships in Athens.

1994: President of the Executive Committee of the World Fencing Championships in Athens.

1989 - 2000: Member of the Referee Commission of the International Fencing Federation.

2001 - 2004: President of the Referee Commission of the International Fencing Federation.

1993 – 2012: Member of the Executive Committee of the International Fencing Federation.

2005 – 2008: Secretary General of the International Fencing Federation.

2008 – 2012: Member of the Executive Committee of the International Fencing Federation and Representative of the FIE Executive Committee in the Refereeing Commission.

2017 – 2020: Secretary General of the International Fencing Federation.

Participation in 24 World Fencing Championships, in various capacities (Athlete, Chef de Mission, Referee, Head of the Refereeing Commission of the International Fencing Federation, Member of the Technical Committee of the Games).

Participation in 24 World Fencing Junior Championships in various capacities (Chef de Mission, Referee, Head of the Refereeing Commission of the International Fencing Federation, Member of the Technical Committee of the Games).

Participation in numerous European Championships, G.P. and World Cups all over the world in various capacities.

Chief Organizer for 32 years of the annual Acropolis World Cup in Fencing.

1993 – 1996: A’ Vice President and President of the Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee.

1997 – 2000: B’ Vice President of the National Olympic Committee.

2001 - 2004: Member of the Hellenic Olympic Committee and President of the Athletes’ Commission.

2005 – 2016: Secretary General of the Hellenic Olympic Committee.

2017 - 2020: President of Ethics Commission

Participation in 7 Mediterranean Games in various capacities:

1975: Algiers (Athlete)

1979: Split (Judges’ President)

1991: Athens (President of the Technical Committee of the Games in Fencing)

1997: Bari (Technical Delegate of the International Fencing Federation)

2001: Tunis (Chef de Mission of the Hellenic Mediterranean Team)

2005: Almeria (HOC Secretary General)

2009: Pescara (HOC Secretary General)

Participation in 8 Summer Olympic Games in various capacities:

1984: Los Angeles (Judges’ President)

1988: Seoul (Judges’ President, Referee in the final of sabre)

1992: Barcelona (Judges’ President)

1996: Atlanta (Joint Chef de Mission for the Hellenic Olympic Team)

2000: Sydney (Head Referee Delegate for the International Fencing Federation)

2004 : Athens (Joint Chef de Mission for the Hellenic Olympic Team)

2008: Beijing (Secretary General of the HOC)

2012: London (Secretary General of the HOC)

2016: Rio (Secretary General of the HOC)

Participation in 4 Winter Olympic Games

2002: Salt Lake City

2006: Torino (HOC Secretary General)

2010: Vancouver (HOC Secretary General)

2014: Sochi (HOC Secretary General)