Our Team


Massimiliano Montanari

Chief Executive Officer

Massimiliano Montanari is an international civil servant who holds over eighteen years of experience in international affairs, diplomacy and social innovation. Prior to assuming his current role as ICSS Group CEO, Massimiliano served in various roles at the ICSS, including as Chief Executive Officer of the ICSS INSIGHT (2018-2020), Chief of Cabinet (2014 – 2016) and Executive Director of Save the Dream, a role he still holds. Read More

Diogo Guia

Director, Sports Public Policy

Diogo, who also serves as the COO of ICSS INSIGHT, heads up ICSS’s initiatives in the fields of international cooperation, sports public policy, and EU affairs, including leading the ICSS delegation in Brussels. Read More

Dale L. Sheehan M.O.M

Director, Capacity Building and Executive Education

Dale, who is co-leading the ICSS Sport Integrity Unit, has over 35 years’ experience in international law enforcement with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, INTERPOL and the United Nations. Read More

Steven Fleming

Head, Sport Event Security

Steven has over 30 years of experience in law enforcement and major sporting events security planning and delivery, from both, a policing and an organising committee perspective. Read More

Alain Van Thiel

Head, Safety and Security Training Development

Alain is a senior training professional with extensive international experience in a variety of industries including aerospace, defence, education, energy, healthcare, law enforcement, major events, safety, security and sports. Read More

Mallorie Trannois, PhD

Senior Manager, Sport Integrity

Mallorie is based in Paris as a part of ICSS INSIGHT and works on various programs relating to sport integrity, education and capacity building. PhD in Private Law, author and co-author of several reference papers in the area, she authored a thesis on ‘The European harmonization on Online Gambling’ Read More

Magda de Lange

Head, Research and Strategic Studies

With over 20 year’s international working experience, Magda de Lange currently leads research activities across different areas of ICSS work, including Health Security Interface, eSports, the security of major sporting events and sport as a tool to prevent violent extremism. Read More


Wael Daher

Head, Finance and Accounting

Wael serves as the Head of Finance and Accounting at the ICSS and has over 12 years of experience in corporate finance and accounting. Wael’s experience also extends to corporate administration. Read More

Carol Jimenez

Senior Manager, Multi-dimensional Security

Carol has over 10 years of experience in international development. She has worked with different international organisations, particularly INTERPOL, the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), Read More

Shabnam Hajiyeva

Senior Officer, Save the Dream, Global Outreach

Shabnam started her professional career at Save the Dream in 2016 with responsibilities in the field of communications and social media. Read More

Nassim Zoghbi

Senior Manager, Legal Affairs

Nassim is a senior legal professional with over 44 years’ experience in banking, oil and gas, HSE, general contracting, tendering, procurement, insurance, government relations and financial control. Read More

George Sebastian

Manager, Information Technology

With over 12 years of experience, George is a seasoned IT professional. George has experience in IT governance, infrastructure management, cloud computing, administration and IT operations. Read More

Jonineth Cabague

Senior Specialist, Human Resources

Jonineth holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (BSA) with a certificate in Human Resources Management. She is responsible for recruitment, learning and development, employee relations, compensation and benefits, and other HR-related matters. Read More

Hicham Belarbi

Senior Officer, Public Relations

Hicham joined the ICSS in 2015 and is responsible for public relations activities in Geneva.

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Michelle Maxwell

Manager, Administration and Operations Support

Michelle joined the ICSS in June 2013 as an Administration Manager. Michelle has a varied background working for large organisations such as Aecom, BBC Television and Merrill Lynch as a researcher, senior executive assistant and Read More

Aboubakr Ghoulam

Manager, Procurement and Operations Support

Aboubakr holds over 15 years of experience in procurement, sales and events planning. Read More

Shafeeque Parakkuth

Head, Sport for Development and Peace

Shafeeque brings over 10 years of experience in international development and humanitarian programmes in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He has a proven track record in project and policy design, planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation. Read More

Paolo Casilli

Senior Manager, Save the Dream Programmes

Paolo is based in Lisbon and works on different Save the Dream projects as a part of ICSS Europe. Read More