As a passionate sports fan following a career in the armed forces, Mohammed Hanzab established the ICSS in 2010 and since then has overseen the growth of the organisation, leading the Centre to become a globally-renowned and respected reference in sport safety, security and integrity. Read More
In his role as the Chairman of the ICSS, he has endorsed several agreements with governmental, non-governmental, sport organisations and the scientific academic community – all as part of his commitment to fulfilling his mission for the ICSS to be a service to sport and to play a central role in keeping sport safe, secure and fair.
In 2013, under his leadership, the ICSS launched Save the Dream, a global initiative designed to promote and protect the core values of sport for the good of youth and future generations.
In 2014, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations endorsed the appointment of Mohammed Hanzab as member of the Board of Trustees of the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), a role he held until 2019.
Since 2015, Mr Hanzab holds a Vice-Chairman position in the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA), a coalition of international private-public organisations co-founded by the ICSS to tackle the numerous and urgent governance challenges facing sport. The group includes sports bodies, governments, anti-corruption NGOs, inter-governmental organisations, and commercial partners.
Mohammed Hanzab’s work to drive integrity in sport was recognised in 2015 when he was named as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics, an annual, internationally recognised list that defines and advances the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust, and business success.
Mohammed Hajjaj Al Hajri
Mohammed Hajjaj Al Hajri holds the position of the Vice-Chairman at the ICSS and has been with the organisation since its inception. Over the course of his career, Mr Al Hajri has served as the Senior Air Force Officer in Qatar Emiri Air Force and as the Director of the Cooperation and Leadership on the C4IS project, among other senior leadership appointments.
Michael Hershman, an internationally recognised expert on matters relating to transparency, accountability, governance, litigation and security, held the position of CEO of the ICSS Group from 2016 – 2018. Read More
After serving as CEO for two years, Mr Hershman returned to his previous role as the Senior Advisor to the Chairman and rejoined the ICSS Board of Directors. In 2012, Mr Hershman was asked to serve on the Independent Governance Committee for FIFA, the global governing body for football. He founded The Fairfax Group in 1983 and since then has been retained by governments, corporations, law firms and international financial institutions to assist and advise on matters relating to the conduct of senior-level officials and/or the entities with which they do business.
In 1993, along with Peter Eigen, Michael Hershman co-founded Transparency International, the largest independent, not-for-profit coalition promoting transparency and accountability in business and government.
For 12 years, he served as an advisor to the Secretary-General of INTERPOL on matters pertaining to police ethics and accountability. He is the Founder and Chair of the International Advisory Board of the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) – the first global institution of its kind that is dedicated to enhancing and sharing knowledge and best practice in the field of anti-corruption. The Academy is an international organisation recognised by the United Nations.
Lord John Stevens
Lord Stevens was educated at St. Lawrence College, Ramsgate, the University of Leicester where he took an LL.B and the University of Southampton, where he did his MPhil. Read More
Prior to becoming a Member of the ICSS Board of Directors, Lord Stevens held the position of Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police (2000 – 2004) and has served as the Senior Advisor on International Security to the British Prime Minister in 2007.
Lord Stevens is also the Chairman of Quest, a global advisory firm that enables private and public sector clients to respond to a range of security and integrity issues. He has led major investigations in equine doping, corruption in Premier Football League transfers and F1 racing.
Karen Webb Moss
Karen Webb Moss held the role of Chief Operating Officer at the ICSS prior to joining the Board of Directors. Having started her career in journalism and then moving on to work in the beverage and broadcast industries, Mrs Webb Moss has worked across the world, in the public and private sector and on some of the world’s leading events and brands. Read More
She has an extensive background in strategic communications, marketing and media across highly diverse and dynamic fields.
Mrs Webb Moss has worked on ten Olympic Winter and Summer Games since her first sport business role as Head of Marketing Communications for the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Then recruited by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), she served as Vice President, Brand and Marketing Communications, for nearly nine years. She has advised multiple organisations and brands including the Mayor of London’s Office, various UK regional governments, Lloyds Banking Group, Westfield, BT and EDF.
Throughout her career, Mrs Webb Moss has held numerous executive and non-executive board roles. She was a member of the UK Sport Major Event Board, the Mayor of London’s Major Event Advisory Committee and a member of the London 2012 Government Communications Committee. She was a founder of Women in Sport UK and has established the initiative ‘Women in Sport Qatar’.
Mrs Webb Moss now serves as a Senior Advisor at the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy in Qatar.