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IAEH Business Manager Transition

Olga Correia has announced her departure from the position of Business Manager of the International Association of Event Hosts. Olga will be handing over to Alexander Chrysanthou in the months of February and March 2022.

Olga Correia joined the IAEH in 2016 and worked in the incorporation of the Association as a non-profit international membership organisation. Since 2018 in the position of Business Manager, Olga worked closely with the Board in leading the IAEH’s networking, knowledge sharing and advocacy activities while was also dedicated to completing a PhD programme in Sport Business at Loughborough University London. Olga leaves the IAEH at the end of this cycle, in the first quarter of 2022.


Meet the IAEH’s new Business Manager

Having originally worked in investment fund relationships at Old Mutual Wealth, Dr Alexander Chrysanthou is currently the Programme Leader of Sports Business and Sports Law at UCFB. In addition to lecturing, he has successfully constructed a number of initiatives bridging the gap between industry and academia. He has organised a set of country specific football business conferences at UCFB, which has brought together speakers and audiences from across the football world. He has founded a unique sports law clinic with Mackrell Solicitors and the Agency Hub, a forum for sports intermediaries. Accomplished in partnership development, he has arranged a special annual exchange of sports law students with Harvard University. He also has organised mock arbitrations with the UK’s foremost sports dispute resolution provider, Sports Resolutions. He is also a member of the Partnership Committee of the sports charity Right to Play. Previously, Alexander co-founded the Postgraduate Bioethics Committee, developing a partnership with the Institute of Medical Ethics, after hosting the Postgraduate Bioethics Conference. Alexander has published on his experiences of such interdisciplinary work.

Alexander thus hopes to draw upon his background to develop opportunities and relationships for the International Association of Event Hosts.

Alexander can be contacted at

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