Μichalis Fyssentzidis

Michael Fyssentzidis was born in 1963 in Athens, Greece and he is professionally involved today in the Hotel and Tourist Enterprises. He is a graduate of the Physical Education and Sports Faculty of the Athens University. He is a computer programmer and he is a PhD C. in the University of Peloponnese, Department of Sports Organization and Management and PhD C. in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ioannina.

He began his taekwondo training in 1979 under Grand Master Stamatis Kassis (pioneer of Taekwondo in Greece) and he holds the rank of 7th dan. Today he is actively involved in the Olympic movement and has received more than 150 honours and awards from various institutions (including Ministry of Sports and Foreign Universities) for his contribution to Sports. He has written 9 books and in his scientific activities are included presentations of works in scientific international conferences and symposia, as well as publication of articles and essays in scientific journals.

Duties
 
- President of the International Olympic Academy (2017 - 2020)

- Vice President of the International Olympic Academy (2013 - 2016)

- Deputy Treasurer of the Hellenic Olympic Committee (2009 - 2016)

- Vice President of the Taekwondo European Union (2011 - present )
- Secretary General of the Taekwondo Mediterranean Union (2009 - present)

- Secretary General of the Hellenic National Association of Sports Officials (2011 – present)

- Secretary General of the Taekwondo Hellenic Federation (1996 - present)
- Quaestor (Dean) of the Panathenian Stadium (2013 - 2016)

- Secretary General of the Sports Philathletic Greek Society (2006 – present)

- President of the Civil Society "Maximum Charity and Respect for people and the environment”

(2012-present)

- President / Vice President / General Secretary / Member of several Sports and Cultural Associations,

Clubs and Friendship Associations with other countries (1980 – present)

- Director of Official Trainers Taekwondo School of the Hellenic Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports

- Organizer of a large number of information days, seminars and conferences (1990-present)

He has served also as:
- Competition Manager for Taekwondo, Athens 2004 Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games

- Member of the Board of Directors at Olympic Athletic Centre of Athens “Spiros Louis”

- Secretary General of the Hellenic Olympic Committee “Fair Play” Commission

- Council Member of the Hellenic Olympic Committee “Olympic Preparation” Commission

- Council Member of the Hellenic Olympic Committee “Sports and Woman” Commission

Deputy Chef de Mission of the Greek Team in the Mediterranean Games in Pescara (Italy)

-Chef de Mission of the Greek Team in the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival in Lignan0 Sabbiadoro (Italy)

-Chef de Mission of the Greek Team in the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival in Belgrade (Serbia)

-President/Secretary/Member of Organising Committees in Balkan, European and World competitions of various sports

- Deputy Secretary of the Taekwondo Mediterranean Union

- President of the South Greece Taekwondo Union

- Secretary General of the Horse Riding Training Centre

Chairman of the Greek Taekwondo Federation Scientific Committee

- National Taekwondo Referee Taekwondo A' Class

- Chairman of the Taekwondo Attica and Islands Local Committee

-Collegiate Committee of the World Taekwondo Federation

- Technical Delegate of the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) and the European Taekwondo Union (ETU) in International competitions

- Director of the Public Relations Office of the European Taekwondo Union

- Public Relations Curator of the Scouts of Greece
- Scientific Associate at hospital of Piraeus “Tzaneio”, Department of Paediatric-Cardiology
- Director of Trainers Taekwondo School of the Hellenic Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports