About Us

Our Mission

FIP’s mission is to promote the practice of the sport of polo worldwide in order to defend and ensure the spirit of fair play and moral fortitude, with nthe objective of forming the sporting attitude of gentlemanly behavior during and after the game, on the playing fields and wherever polo players should meet, so as to form one great world polo family

Administration

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Horacio Areco

President
December 2020 Argentina
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Eduardo Novillo Astrada (h)

Vice President
Argentina
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Nicholas Wiles

Vice President
England
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Stewart Armstrong

Vice President
USA

Executive Committee

MA

Marcos Aldao

December 2020 Argentina
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Bob Puetz

December 2020 USA
Piero-Dillier

Piero Dillier

December 2020 Switzerland
Francois-Berger

François Berger

December 2020 Guatemala

Officers

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Alex Taylor

CEO
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Ignacio Uranga

Treasurer
Argentina

Council of Administration

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Stewart Armstrong

Council Member
December 2020 USA
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Tony Coppola

Council Member
December 2020 USA
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Roderick Vere Nicoll

Council Member
December 2020 England
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Lord Charles Beresford

Council Member
December 2020 England
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Delfin Uranga

Council Member
December 2020 Argentina
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Julian Martinez Youens

Council Member
December 2020 Argentina
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Emmanuel Seidner

Council Member
December 2020 Guatemala
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Phillipe Perrier

Council Member
December 2020 France
Alexis de Boismenu

Alexis de Boismenu

Council Member
December 2021 Uruguay
Peter-Prendiville

Peter Prendiville

Council Member
December 2021 Australia
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Alessandro Giachetti

Council Member
December 2021 Italy
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Miguel Calzada

Council Member
December 2020 Mexico

Staff

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Felipe del Sel

Argentina

Bodies

FINANCE COMMITTEE
TreasurerIgnacio UrangaArgentina
Lionel SofiaChile
TBA
RULES COMMITTEE
Marcos AldaoArgentina
David WooddEngland
TBA
TOURNAMENT COORDINATORDavid WooddEngland
WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL POLO COMMITTEE
Dawn JonesUSA
Nina ClarkinEngland
Veronica MagnascoArgentina
Ploy BhinsaengThailand
YOUTH & CHILDREN POLO COMMITTEE
Sebastian PistoneArgentina
Miguel ViganóArgentina
Javier UrangaArgentina
Hayley HeatleyUSA
Todd ThurstonUSA
Oliver HughesEngland
Thomas WinterGermany
Jorge Raul MolinaGuatemala
MARKETING COMMITTEE
Pierre GenecandSwitzerland
Alessandro GiachettiItaly
Dawn JonesUSA
AMBASSADORS CUP COMMITTEE
ChairmanRicardo Mihanovich, Jr.Argentina
Jean Edouard MazeryFrance
Siamack IlkhanizadeIran
Jose KlabinBrazil
Horacio ArecoArgentina
Navjit S. SinghIndia

INTERNATIONAL MILITARY

POLO COMMITTEE

Gral. Diego Lopez BlancoArgentina

Air Commodore

(Ret) Tim Brown

England

Major (Ret)

Mark Gillespie

USA
IOC-WADA COMMITTEE
ChairmanEmmanuel SeidnerGuatemala
Co-ChairmanDr. Richard T. CaleelUSA
Derek WolstenholmeCanada
ZONE DIRECTORS
Zone AMiguel CalzadaMexico
Zone BLionel SoffiaChile
Zone CPiero DillierSwitzerland
Zone DPeter PrendivilleAustralia
Zone ETBATBA

Past Presidents

1982 – 1997 Marcos Uranga (Founder) Argentina
1997 – 2006 Glen Holden USA
2006 – 2009 Patrick Guerrand-Hermès France
2009 – 2010 James Ashton Australia
2010 – 2012 Eduardo J. Huergo Argentina
2012 – 2014 Richard T. Caleel USA
2014 – 2018 Nicholas Colquhoun-Denvers England