Panos Tzivanidis, Associate Director Hospitality, Events & Logistics, International Olympic Committee
Panos Tzivanidis is the Associate Director, Hospitality, Events and Logistics for IOC, the International Olympic Committee, responsible for the organisation of the Olympic Games. His team is responsible for all events organised by the IOC worldwide as well as all accommodation needs, travel, accreditation for the Olympic family for the games period, as well as the Olympic Club: the exclusive hospitality area for the Olympic family, head of states, their top VIP and dignitaries. He joined IOC in 2013 after two years as the Head of Travel & Conferences for UEFA, widely known for the organisation of the Champions League, Europa League and National teams EURO tournaments. Panos previously spent eleven years with SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), organiser of Sibos. He was the Head of Events & Sibos dealing with all organisational aspects of the exhibition and the conference, across three continents.