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HRH Prince Feisal AL HUSSEIN

HRH Prince Feisal AL HUSSEIN

Feisal  AL HUSSEIN
Entry in the IOC 2010
Country JOR (Jordan)
Born 11 October 1963
Education
Bachelor of Science, Electronic Engineering (specialising in communications), Brown University, United States of America (1985); Masters of Management, London Business School, Great Britain (1998)

Career
Held various positions in the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) (1981-); Staff Officer, RJAF Directorate of Air Operations (1990-1993); Squadron Commander, (1995-1996); Operations Officer, Air Lift Wing (1996-1999); Brigadier General (1999-2001); Assistant for Operations and Air Defence (1999-2002); Head of the Higher Organisational Committee for the biannual Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) (2000-); Major General (2001-2004); Commander of the RJAF (2002-2004); Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mu’ta University (2001-2010); Chairman, King Abdullah II Centre of Excellence (2002-); Founder, Jordan International Air Cargo (2003); Lieutenant General and the Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2004-); Chairman, Royal Commission of the King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz City (2007-2011); Founder Royal Falcon (previously JIAC) (2008); Chairman, Royal Water Commission (2008-)

Sports practised
Football, volleyball, wrestling, motor sports

Sports career
Wrestling gold medallist in the Interstate Championships, USA (1978); Co-Driver in Jordan Rally (1985-1988)

Sports administration
Honorary President and Head of the Board of Trustees, Jordanian Gliding Club (1986-); Chairman of the Motor Sport Executive Council of the Royal Automobile Club (1989-2004); Head of the Higher Organising Committee for the 9th Pan Arab Games held in Jordan (1999); Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of the 1st Arab Games for Schools in Handball and Track & Field (2001); President of the Jordan Olympic Committee (2003-); Chairman, Jordan Motorsport (2004-); Founder and Chairman, Generations For Peace (2007-); Member, Executive Board, Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) (2007-); Chairman, Olympic Council of Asia Peace Through Sport Committee (2007-); Chairman of OCA's Emergency Committee for coordination of relief to Japan (2011-)

Awards and distinctions
Order of Military Merit of the Fourth Class, Jordan (1988); Commander of the Order of Al Istiklal (Independence), Jordan (1993); Grand Cordon of the Order of Al Kawkab Al Urduni, Jordan (1995); Leadership Excellence, Jordan (1998); Acknowledgement of Dedication in Service, Jordan (1998); Brian O’Higgins Medal, Chile (1998); Grand Cordon of the Order of Al Nahda (Renaissance), Jordan (1999); Order of Resplendent Banner with Special Cravat, Taiwan (2000); Order of Military Merit of the First Class, Jordan (2001); Grand Cordon of the Order of Al Istiklal (Independence), Jordan (2002); Legion of Merit (Highest Award of the US Air Force), USA (2004); Legion of Honour, France (2004); Order of Sultan Qaboos, Oman (2010)

IOC History
Member of the following Commissions: Entourage (2010-2014), Women and Sport (2006-), TV Rights and New Media (2014-), International Relations (2014-), Sport and Environment (2014-)