Essar Gabriel

Co-Founder & Executive VP

52 years old, French

20 years in industry

AGES Associate Member

Languages:

English, French, Arabic

Education:

MBA INSEAD

MSc Civ Eng ESTP


Essar Gabriel

Co-Founder & Executive VP

C-Level sports administration executive that has helped deliver some of the largest global sporting events and programmes in the world.


SKILLS

  • Senior executive management and delivery of the largest international sporting events in the World
  • Management of International Federations & Leagues
  • Creation and development of large multi-sport events
  • Development of event owners’/local organisers’ national marketing, commercial & promotion plans
  • Planning of global grass roots and youth sports policies
  • C-level advisory work and strategic consultancy


KEY ROLES

  • 2016 – 2018    Founder & General Manager, egabriel consulting
    • 2017 CEO,      Nantes 2017 FIBA 3x3 World Cup
  • 2011 – 2015     General Secretary, IAAF
  • 2007 – 2011    Associate Director Youth Olympic Games, IOC
  • 2006 – 2007  Independent consultant
  • 2004 – 2005  COO, Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Games Bid Committee
  • 2001 – 2003   CEO, Paris 2003 IAAF World Championships in Athletics Organising Committee
  • 1999 – 2000   Venue Manager The Dome & Pavilions, Sydney 2000 Organising Committee
  • 1997 – 1998    Director International Media Center, France 98 FIFA World Cup Organising Committee