The FIFA Regional Office in Oceania is led by Development Manager Ronen Hershco.

Ronen brings a wealth of knowledge having worked at various capacities within UEFA. At UEFA he was a member of the Technical & Assistance committee, UEFA U-21 Tournament Director and UEFA Delegate.

He has also acted as FIFA Match Commissioner. He is an events and sports management professional having worked at government sports agencies and at member association level.

He also has a background in academia and graduated in the first addition of the Prestigious MESGO Program. He has taught and has been a guest lecturer in Sports Management at various universities and conferences.

Ronen Hershco (Development Manager)

Ronen works closely with David Firisua who is responsible for providing operational support to the development manager in the implementation of the FIFA Forward programme.

David is an events management professional with experience having worked at various FIFA events and numerous Pacific Games in his previous role as Head of Competitions at the Oceania Football Confederation.

David Firisua (Project Coordinator)