Sports & Events Practice – Senior Risk Advisor at SIACI SAINT HONORE.
Patrick Vajda is the President of XAW Sports. In order to develop sport and events risk and insurance solutions XAW Sports had decided to join the SIACI SAINT HONORE group, one of the European leader as insurance broker.
Patrick is working in the world of sport since more than 40 years.
Former member of the Refereeing Commission of the International Fencing Federation, Patrick is now President of AFCAM, which represents the 246,000 French judges and referees (all sports included) at the National Olympic Committee. He is the President of IFSO (International Federation for Sports Officials) He is also member of the IOC Athletes’ Entourage Commission.
He was closely involved in organizing the risk management team for the Winter Games ‘92, ‘94, ‘98, 2006, 2010 and 2014 and for the Summer Games ‘92, ‘96, 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012.
In addition he was the risk manager of the FIFA World Cup in 1998 in France and Paris Saint-Denis 2003 Athletic World Championships. He was also involved in the risk management programme for the Asian Cup Qatar 2011.