IOF Office

The IOF Office manages and administers the affairs of the federation in accordance with decisions of the General Assembly and the Council. It provides support to Council, Commissions and member federations and is the point of contact for external organisations. The IOF Office is based in Karlstad, Sweden.

Matters regarding the IOF should be addressed to the IOF Office contact email.

For general questions about orienteering and requests for information about orienteering in your country, please contact your National Federation.

IOF Office Staff 2022

CEO - Henrik Eliasson

[email protected]

Tel: +46 700027010


Key responsibilities

  • Operational leadership
  • Partner relations & Sponsorships
  • Brand management & TV Rights
  • Event development
  • Event bidding & Contracts
  • Finance & HR

Secretary General - Sondre Sande Gullord

[email protected]

Tel: +47 95793324


Key Responsibilities

  • Executive support to Council
  • Support to Member Federations
  • Global & Regional development
  • Governance & Education
  • External relations & Partner Events

Event Manager - Jenny Nilsson

[email protected]

Tel: +46 70329 59 30


Key Responsibilities

  • Support for Major Events
  • World Orienteering Day management
  • Discipline & Rules commission support
  • Rules Administration
  • World Ranking Events management

Event Presentation Coordinator - Per Frost

[email protected]

Tel: +46 702163332


Key Responsibilities

  • Development, Support & Project management within Event Presentation
  • Main contact for TV-customers prior & during events
  • LIVE Orienteering products – Strategy and sales
  • IT commission support

Communications Officer - Erling Thisted

[email protected]

Tel: +45 61336183


Key Responsibilities

  • Press & Media
  • External communication
  • Web & Social Media
  • Marketing

IOF Eventor/LIVE/Results support - Henrik Skoglund

[email protected]

Key Responsibilities

  • IOF Eventor & LIVE Orienteering support
  • Results, World Cup & World Ranking support

(Part time, contract basis)

Sports Administrator - Kirsty McIntyre

[email protected]


Key Responsibilities

  • Office Support
  • ITA contact (Anti-Doping)

(Part time)

Communications Officer (Parental Leave) - Malin Fuhr

[email protected]

Tel: +46 707716415

(Parental Leave until 2023)

Key Responsibilities

  • Press & Media
  • External communication
  • Web & Social Media

International Orienteering Federation

Drottninggatan 47 
SE-65225 Karlstad


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