Pietro Chiabrera

Stadium Manager Competitions

Pietro is an Italian citizen with a strong background and experience at international level in the sport and event management industry.

During his twenty years of experience, he led large teams through the organization of a Winter Olympic Game – Torino 2006; managed the sport side organisation of major events in the alpine skiing and athletic sports fields, such as the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup and the New York City Marathon and overseen large hospitality events on behalf of UEFA in the occasion of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Super Cup Finals.

Pietro currently holds the position of Football Operations Manager, within the Football division at UEFA. He is in charge of the stadium approval and categorisation process for the stadiums used in all UEFA competitions, to ensure that the UEFA stadium infrastructure requirements are respected by the UEFA members (National Associations) and Clubs.

Amongst other projects he leads, Pietro is in charge of the Pitch Quality and the Goal Line Technology projects for the UEFA Club Competitions Seasons and Finals, the Nations League and European Qualifiers campaigns as well as the EURO 2020 Final Tournament.

Pietro studied architecture at the Politecnico university in Torino (ITA). He is a qualified international ski coach and ski instructor and an active sport passionate, and currently lives in Lausanne (SUI) with his girlfriend, a son and a daughter.