Roma Khanna | PILLAI/FIFA/CIES EXECUTIVE PROGRAM IN SPORTS MANAGEMENT

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FIFA Masters
Master of Science, Mumbai University

Ms. Roma Khanna is the Tournament Director of FIFA U -17 Women’s World Cup India 2020 which will be the first FIFA competition for women in the country and the second overall to be held in India.

Ms. Khanna is a FIFA Master (2009-10) and has over 17 + years of working experience in Sports Industry.

She has been working at the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in various capacities over the last decade. Among them was being the Director for special Projects and Infrastructure of the AIFF. She was also part of the Local Organizing Committee for the FIFA U17 Men’s World Cup as the head of Venue Operations.

Prior to joining the FIFA Masters Ms. Khanna was the Chief Cricket Correspondent for CNN IBN.

The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

Work Experience

  • Tournament Director – LOC FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2020 (April 2019 – Present)
  • Director (Special Project and Infrastructure) – All India Football Federation (April 2018 – March 2019)
  • Head of Venues Operation – LOC – FIFA Under17 World Cup India 2017 (November 2014 – March 2018)
  • Club Licensing Manager – All India Football Federation (July 2011 – October 2014)
  • Chief Cricket Correspondent – CNN-IBN (August 2005 – August 2010)