Executive Board of Directors

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Current position: HONORARY PRESIDENT. Name: Mr. ENNIO FALSONI (Italy)

Date of Birth: 04-04-1946. Role in NF: Honorary President. Nationality: Italian. Hobbies: tennis, golf, reading. Grade: 6th degree. Main Profession: consultant.

Current position on board: PRESIDENT. Name: Mr. ROY BAKER (Ireland)

Date of Birth: 23-03-1965. Role in NF: President. Nationality: Irish. Hobbies: table tennis, running , cross fit. Grade: 9th degree. Main Profession: director of SSE.

Current position on board: VICE PRESIDENT. Name: Mrs. FRANCESCA FALSONI (Italy)

Date of Birth: 08-02-1974. Role in NF: counselor and representative in WAKO. Hobbies: yoga, fitness, travels. Main Profession: business lawyer.

Current position on board: VICE PRESIDENT. Name: Mr. ESPEN LUND (Norway)

Date of Birth: 07-09-1964. Role in NF: General Secretary. Nationality: Norwegian. Hobbies: running, skiing and swimming. Main Profession: sports administration.

Current position on board: VICE PRESIDENT and WAKO Asia President. Name: Mr. NASSER NASSIRI (Iran)

Current position on board: VICE PRESIDENT. Name: Mr. VADIM UKRAINTSEV (Russia)

Date of Birth: 24-03-1966. Role in NF: President. Nationality: Russian. Hobbies: swimming, moto (baiker). Grade: Honored coach of Russia. Master of sports of international class. Main Profession: coach.

Current position on board: VICE PRESIDENT and WAKO PANAM President. Name: Mr. PAULO ZORELLO (Brasil)

Date of Birth: 26-01-1960. Role in NF: President. Nationality: Brazilian. Hobbies: bodybuilding, mountain biking, hiking and trail hike. Grade: 7th degree. Main Profession: sports manager, businessman and farmer.

Current position on board: BOARD MEMBER. Name: Mr. DIMITAR ANGELOV (Bulgaria).

Date of Birth: 02-01-1961. Role in NF: None. Nationality: Bulgarian. Hobbies: flying, golf, fishing, mounting. Grade: 7 Dan karate shotokan, 4 Dan taekwondo WTF. Main Profession: investor.

Current position on board: BOARD MEMBER. Name: Mr. DRISS EL HILALI (Morocco)

Date of Birth: 19-07-1961. Role in NF: President. Nationality: Moroccan. Hobbies: kickboxing, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, break dance, fitness, aerobic. Grade: 8th degree. Main Profession: business man and president founder of Morocco Federation of sports Kick-boxing and Muaythai, President of Morocco Royal Taekwondo Federation.

Current position on board: BOARD MEMBER and WAKO AFRICA President. Name: Mr. EMMANUEL ESSISSIMA (Camerun)

Current position on board: BOARD MEMBER and TREASURER. Name: Mr. NIKOLAUS GSTATTNER (Austria)

Date of Birth: 02-11-1963. Role in NF: Management-Director (President). Nationality: Austrian. Hobbies: Kickboxing. Main Profession: Geschäftsführer der Sparte Handel der Wirtschaftskammer Kärnten.

Current position on board: BOARD MEMBER and WAKO EUROPE ACTING PRESIDENT. Name: Mr. ISTVAN KIRALY (Hungary)

Date of Birth: 21-11-1966. Role in NF: Vice President. Nationality: Hungarian. Hobbies: shooting and reading. Grade: 7th degree. Main Profession: owner of companies.

Current position on board: BOARD MEMBER. Name: KATARZYNA KOCISZEWSKA-PALACZ (Poland).

Date of Birth: 25-04-1964. Roles in NF: representative in WAKO, Chair of Women in Sport Committee, member of POC Women in Sport Committee. Nationality: Polish. Hobbies: beekeeping, ecological gardening, biographies. Main Profession: owner of SPORT MASTERS Co., president of the Foundation for Sports Champions, chair of a limited partnership SPORT MASTERS.

Current position on board: BOARD MEMBER. Name: Mr. PETER KRUCKENHAUSER (Austria)

Date of Birth: 03-05-1962. Role in NF: None. Nationality: Austrian. Hobbies: running, skiing, mountain biking, trekking. Grade: 5th Degree. Main Profession: CEO Budoland.

Current position on board: BOARD MEMBER. Name: Mr. HORST PRELOG (Canada)

Date of Birth: 18-06-1961. Role in NF: representative for international affairs. Nationality: Canadian, Austrian. Hobbies: supporting my children & WAKO since 1976. Grade: 9th degree. Main Profession: retired Executive.

Current position on board: BOARD MEMBER. Name: Mr. VLADIMIR SITAR (Slovenia)

Date of Birth: 23-02-1961. Role in NF: President. Nationality: Slovenian. Hobbies: tennis, table tennis, biliards. Grade: 7th degree. Main Profession: Director of privat company.

Current position on board: BOARD MEMBER and WAKO OCEANIA President. Name: Mr. PETER THOMPSON (New Zealand)

Date of Birth: 12-11-1977. Role in NF: President. Nationality: New Zealand. Hobbies: tramping (hiking), hunting, karate, gym, piano. Grade: 3rd dan WAKO, 5th Dan Karate, 2nd dan TKD. Main Profession: Local Government Manager.

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