FIFA’s Gagg Confirmed as Moscow Football Forum Speaker

June 14, 2011

FIFA Director Walter Gagg is the latest to join a list of high profile figures who will be speaking at the Inside World Football Moscow Forum later this month.

One of FIFA’s most experienced operators, having enjoyed a distinguished career at world football’s governing body, Gagg enjoyed a playing career in his native Switzerland and France.

Having held the role of administrative director of the national team at the Swiss Football Association from 1975 to 1982, Gagg moved to FIFA in 1983 to become head of their technical department.

Gagg was the director of the development department, the technical and competitions director and in 2001 moved on to become the director for stadiums and security. He is also a soccer football and administration instructor for FIFA and the Swiss FA, and since 2008, Gagg has been the director of the executive office of the FIFA President Sepp Blatter.

Gagg will be speaking on a discussion panel on stadia at the forum alongside Wembley Stadium Group Events Director David Thomson, Populous Senior Principal John Barrow and IMG vice President Diarmuid Crowley.