About Us

Our Mission

FIP’s mission is to promote the practice of the sport of polo worldwide in order to defend and ensure the spirit of fair play and moral fortitude, with nthe objective of forming the sporting attitude of gentlemanly behavior during and after the game, on the playing fields and wherever polo players should meet, so as to form one great world polo family

Bylaws March 2018

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Administration

HORACIO ARECO

President | December 2022 Argentina

DELFIN URANGA

Vice President | Argentina

NICHOLAS WILES

Vice President |England

STEWART ARMSTRONG

Vice President | USA

PIERO DILLIER

December 2022 Switzerland

FRANÇOIS BERGER

December 2022 Guatemala
Executive Committee

MARCOS ALDAO

December 2022 | Argentina

TONY COPPOLA

December 2022 | Argentina

PIERO DILLIER

December 2022 Switzerland

FRANÇOIS BERGER

December 2022 Guatemala
Officers

ALEX TAYLOR

CEO

IGNACIO URANGA

Treasurer Argentina
Council of Administration

STEWART ARMSTRONG

Council Member | December 2022 USA

TONY COPPOLA

Council Member|December 2022 USA

RODERICK VERE NICOLL

Council Member|December 2022 England

JULIAN MARTINEZ YOUENS

Council Member|December 2022 Argentina

EMMANUEL SEIDNER

Council Member|December 2022 Guatemala

PHILLIPE PERRIER

Council Member|December 2022 France

ALEXIS GUYNOT DE BOISMENU

Council Member|December 2021 Uruguay

PETER PRENDIVILLE

Council Member|December 2021 Australia

ALESSANDRO GIACHETTI

Council Member|December 2021 Italy

MIGUEL CALZADA

Council Member|December 2022 Mexico
Staff

SILVANA RANDO

Administrative Assistant
Bodies
FINANCE COMMITTEE
TreasurerIgnacio UrangaArgentina
Lionel SofiaChile
TBA
RULES COMMITTEE
Marcos AldaoArgentina
David WooddEngland
Chris GreenUSA
TOURNAMENT COORDINATORDavid WooddEngland
WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL POLO COMMITTEE
Dawn JonesUSA
Nina ClarkinEngland
Veronica MagnascoArgentina
Ploy BhinsaengThailand
YOUTH & CHILDREN POLO COMMITTEE
Sebastian PistoneArgentina
Miguel ViganóArgentina
Javier UrangaArgentina
Hayley HeatleyUSA
Todd ThurstonUSA
Oliver HughesEngland
Thomas WinterGermany
Jorge Raul MolinaGuatemala
MARKETING COMMITTEE
Pierre GenecandSwitzerland
Alessandro GiachettiItaly
Dawn JonesUSA
AMBASSADORS CUP COMMITTEE
ChairmanRicardo Mihanovich, Jr.Argentina
Jean Edouard MazeryFrance
Siamack IlkhanizadeIran
Jose KlabinBrazil
Horacio ArecoArgentina
Navjit S. SinghIndia

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY

POLO COMMITTEE

Gral. Diego Lopez BlancoArgentina

Air Commodore

(Ret) Tim Brown

England

Major (Ret)

Mark Gillespie

USA
IOC-WADA COMMITTEE
ChairmanEmmanuel SeidnerGuatemala
Co-ChairmanDr. Richard T. CaleelUSA
Derek WolstenholmeCanada
ZONE DIRECTORS
Zone AMiguel CalzadaMexico
Zone BLionel SoffiaChile
Zone CPiero DillierSwitzerland
Zone DPeter PrendivilleAustralia
Zone ETBATBA