The World Archery office is in the Olympic capital of Lausanne, Switzerland.
World Archery’s headquarters are located in Maison du Sport International in the Olympic Capital of Lausanne, Switzerland and are staffed by a multi-cultural workforce that works both in the office and remotely.
Contact the office through the online form.
The staff are managed by the secretary general’s office and organised into four departments:
- Member services
- Events and marketing
- Communications and broadcast
The World Archery Excellence Centre, the purpose-built facility for archery development also in Lausanne, operates with an independent staff.
Following her studies in business administration, Caroline worked for various multinational companies in Europe and the Americas. She started working in the office in 2002.
An experienced programmer, Matteo leads the development of the open-source i@nseo software. He joined World Archery in 2014.
Jenny worked for business travel agency Carlson Wagonlit before joining World Archery in 2011. Her initial role was focused on travel booking but has since expanded to including staff well-being.
After graduating from studies in trade and economy, Séverine worked for business travel agency Carlson Wagonlit before joining World Archery 2009. She is passionate about sports and previously practised synchronised skating.
Member services department
Melany is a certified translator from France with experience in sports management. She speaks French, Spanish and English fluently and has a basic knowledge of Chinese. She joined World Archery in 2019 and is a barebow archer and former judge.
Cecilia is an experienced sports administrator who previously worked at UCI and the United Nations. She is originally from Bolivia and speaks English, Spanish and French. Cecilia joined World Archery in 2021.
Events and marketing department
Thomas studied business administration and had a successful career as an archer in the French team, winning a world team silver medal in 2009, before joining the World Archery office in 2012. He started as an intern, became assistant to the secretary general and then marketing services coordinator before moving to the events department.
After her studies at the Ecole Hôtelière in Lausanne, Cécile joined Event Knowledge Services, a consulting company working on major sports events. Before joining World Archery in 2019, she was a financial advisor in the cantonal bank of Vaud. She was a competition volleyball player and has also lived in the USA.
Gonzalo holds a degree in business administration from CUNEF and completed the AISTS masters in Lausanne. His professional experience includes financial consultancy at PricewaterhouseCoopers and international sports marketing roles.
Communications and broadcast department
Chris has professional experience in publishing and as a member of the sports department at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He joined World Archery full-time in 2014. Chris was an archer and irregularly still shoots a bow.
Ludivine is a successful petanque player and has been a member of the Swiss national team, on and off, since 1995. She studied English linguistics and literature along with social communications before joining the World Archery office in 2003.
Gwen graduated from studies in multimedia communications and web design and built professional experience as a cameraman, drone pilot and editor. He is passionate about new technology, cinema, music and sports. Gwen joined the office in 2016.
Jeff is a sports journalist with a passion for travel and food. Originally from the USA, he has also lived in China.