Sabrina Ibáñez was appointed FEI Secretary General in January 2015.
She was elected President of the Association of Paralympic Sport Organisations (APSO) in September 2017. She is also Chair of the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) Diversity & Gender Equality Consultative Group, and a member of the IOC Gender Equality Working Group. She was also on the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Governance Review Group until 2021.
Sabrina Ibáñez holds a bachelor’s degree in Science in Communications and History from Boston University and a diploma in Sociology, Politics and Management of Sport Science from the Universities of Lausanne, Leicester, and Montpellier.
Ibáñez, who has been with the FEI for 30 years, has previously worked for various Departments such as Human Resources, Finance & Administration; Sports and Governance and Executive Affairs.
Prior to working for the FEI, Sabrina Ibáñez was with Telecom Japan TV Productions in New York (USA) and the Fédération Internationale de Natation Amateur (FINA) in Lausanne (SUI).
Sabrina Ibáñez is a Swiss national of Salvadorian and Austrian descent. She is fluent in English, French, and Spanish and has two adult sons.