The Supervisory Board is the Russia 2018 LOC’s highest-ranking management body. The Board takes strategic decisions on preparations for the FIFA World Cup in Russia and appoints the LOC’s CEO.
The LOC’s Supervisory Board is headed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Other members include federal ministers, football authorities and business representatives.
The Supervisory Board’s Deputy Chairman is Arkady Dvorkovich.
The Supervisory Board convenes, as the need arises.
The Managing Board coordinates the LOC’s operational activities. The board monitors the implementation of instructions issued by the Supervisory Board, approves operational and financial planning, and oversees activities relating to preparations for the FIFA World Cup.
The Managing Board includes representatives of the key federal government departments involved in preparations for the FIFA World Cup: the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, as well as representatives of the Football Union of Russia and Joint-stock company The Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending.
The Managing Board meets at least once a year. However, on the average, four meetings are held during the year.
LOC Board with FIFA participation
The FIFA – LOC Board is the highest-ranking body for cooperation between the LOC and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). The Board considers and approves the strategic areas of the LOC’s operations.
The FIFA – LOC Board convenes three times a year.