General Secretary – Federación Mexicana de Fútbol

Iñigo Riestra

Iñigo is Member of the Dispute Resolution Chamber, at the FIFA Football Tribunal.

In his current position, as Secretary General of the Federación Mexicana de Futbol (FMF), Iñigo is in charge of managing the FMF Commissions (Referees, Disciplinary, Dispute Resolutions, Appeals), and communications and compliance before national authorities and international institutions, mainly before FIFA and CONCACAF. Also, Iñigo provides support in different matters to the Office of the President and has represented the FMF in different procedures before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Iñigo worked as the Head of the Local Organizing Committee of the 66th FIFA Congress in Mexico, and is also in charge of handling the protocols during the national team matches in Mexico and has been General Coordinator of CONCACAF during tournaments such as the CONCACAF Champions League, CONCACAF Gold Cup and the Copa America Centenario, among others.
Iñigo was Mexico Deputy Director before the United Bid that was selected to host the FIFA World Cup 2026 in Mexico, Canada and USA. Iñigo graduated in Law from Universidad Anáhuac and has two master degrees, one in Corporations Law from Universidad Panamericana and another one in International Law and Sports Management from ISDE, Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economía