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Management Team

Organogram: APC management team structure

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CEO - Mr. Tarek Souei

Tarek graduated in Hearing Impaired Education, and worked as a speech therapist in rehabilitation centers for 23 years. He has been involved in sports as an athlete first, then as coach and team manager for various sports clubs for people with an impairment. Starting as technical secretary for the Al-Ain Club for the Disabled, then the UAE NPC, he is now the APC CEO.

Chief of Staff - Mr. Alaa Elharoun

Alaa holds a degree in Science and Education and prior to joining the APC was working for the UAE Disabled Sports Federation, the Dubai Club for People of Determination, UAE Special Olympics and the Fazza Championships Organising Committee as Executive Director. He has vast experience in working within Para-sport and has been involved for many years in major events including the Paralympic Games, Regional and World Championships. He has an experienced Sports Administrator and is now supporting the APC management and helping to oversee APC projects.

APC Relations & Services Manager - Mr. Rob Atchison

Rob's background is in hotel management and he holds a degree in Hotel Administration. He has been involved with the Paralympic and Olympic movements since Athens 2004 which he attended through the Observer program. Rob has been a member of the NPC/NOC Relations team for Torino 2006, Sochi 2014, and Rio 2016. At the APC he is responsible for supporting the development and welfare of Member NPCs, promoting their interests to the IPC, and assisting them to create a stronger and more cohesive Asian regional area.

Sports Manager - Mr. Shaun Lee

Seung-hoon (Shaun) holds a European Master’s Degree in Adapted Physical Activity. He has been involved in both the Guangzhou 2010 and Incheon 2014 Asian Para Games, and now works part-time for the Pyeong-Chang 2018 Paralympic Games as Venue Manager. At the APC he oversees the preparations of major sports events, and supports the Sports & Development and Games Liaison Committee in their activities.

Communications Manager - Mrs. Jane Jones

Jane was Director of Communications & Marketing for the British Paralympic Association (2007 to 2015). She led the successful commercial and communications strategy for the British Paralympic team at the London 2012 Games. Jane is a member of the IOC Communications Commission.
She is in charge of the communications strategy for the APC, including the APC website and social media.

Finance Manager - Mr. Deril Lobo

Deril graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a specialization in Finance and Taxation from St Mary’s College, Shirva. He has experience in various spheres of commerce and financial management like analysis of accounting records, vouching and verification, preparation and presentation of financial statements, tax compliance and filing of tax returns. He joined the APC in April 2018.

Administrative Assistant - Ms. Michelle Abad

Michelle holds a degree in Business Administration. She started supporting the APC in the lead-up to the Membership Gathering in May 2015, and became a full-time employee shortly after. She takes care of the general administration of the APC Headquarters and monitors the address.