Celebrating over 30 years’ exemplary experience in the M.I.C.E. industry, you can trust Mohan’s versatile expertise to turn any of your Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions, or other business collaborations into phenomenal success stories. Mohan’s areas of expertise covers:
– Generating business ideas, contacts, and networking with government as well as the private sector.
– Directing strategy towards the proﬁtable growth and operational performance of the company.
– Business development, project research and project management.
Dato Suresh Arjan Advani
Director of Institutional Affairs
Law graduate, Suresh found his calling in the entertainment industry, and is a leader in the events world, with over a decade of exemplary excellence. Young, energetic with acreative out-of-the-box mind, he has produced and managed over 1,000 successful events for the corporate and government sectors, including many giant-scale events and record-breaking feats. With pleasant professionalism, wisdom and conﬁdence, Suresh strives to bring the expanding Retro organization to greater heights in the events industry.
Transform your events into memorable success, with Deanna’s two decades’ experience in Hospitality Industry. As Director she is the main liaison for government projects. She also oversees project research and business development, taking remedial action where necessary and informing the board of signiﬁcant changes in a project, monitoring the actions of the project team, as well as building and maintaining an eﬀective project team. An active member of Peniagawati Association, Deanna is passionate in helping entrepreneurs to grow their business by creating networking platforms.
Ong Boon Jin
Boon Jin has more than seventeen years of local and regional experience in marketing communications, branding, digital marketing, advertising, sports and project management. Most recently, Boon Jin has been consulting with start-ups and established companies in the areas of Go-To-Market, Sports Marketing, Business Strategy, Marketing Communications, Branding and Digital Strategies. Prior to his consulting roles, Boon Jin was the Director of Marketing and acting country head of Malaysia for Eleven Sports Network- a major sports OTT player in Europe. Boon Jin has worked with some notable local and international brands such as Petronas, Hitachi, Suzuki, Subway, Subaru, Sime Darby, Citibank, Colgate and Fujifilm where he managed all marketing communication, sponsorships and event management responsibilities. Boon Jin graduated from the University of Queensland in Australia where he obtained a Bachelor of Business Management degree majoring in Marketing.
Thriving and Striding through the industry, Kaveesh, a Bachelors in Marketing and Event Management graduate has created a niche for himself bringing with him the zest and energy of his youth to contribute towards events such as Selangor Asean Business Summit and the Cyberjaya Development Launch. Social and confident, yet disciplined and visionary are some of the traits that have led him to become an Upcoming Project Manager at a tender age. He’s bilingual and well exposed, determined to take the company to new heights.
Marian, a BA in Contemporary History by Complutense University, with a MA in Publishing by West London University and Executive MBA by IE, has extensive experience in business development gained through senior positions in leading companies such as Enerco Renovables or Cubierta Solar. She has extensive international experience, having worked and lived in more than 18 different countries, mainly in Western Europe, Latin-American and Africa. She specializes in pursuing and executing new business ideas to foster economic growth and creating tangible value to clients.
Marian has excellent contacts with Spanish institutions, being a Member of the Board of the Association for the Defense of the Values of the Spanish Transition, a powerful lobby made of collaborators of the ex-president of Spain, Adolfo Suárez.
Fluent in Spanish and English, with working knowledge of French and Portuguese.
Senior Consultant, Content Producer and Promotion Specialist with over 14 years’ experience across international markets, Jan has worked in Latin America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East identifying and building partnerships at the highest level of foreign governments and the private sector, organizing high profile investment forums, negotiating and closing commercial deals, producing branded content, managing global media projects and leading commercial teams.
Fluent in English, Spanish and Italian with a proficient knowledge of French.
Graduated at Pontificia Comillas University (ICADE) in Madrid with a Double Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations, Translation and Interpreting, Cristina has studied and worked abroad in the United States and France for over two years. She has participated in the Harramain High Speed Rail Project since its conception, interpreting for the Saudi Arabian trainees and instructors and translating the railway training manuals and has worked at British Telecom at the Marketing, Communication and PR Department.
Currently Commercial Director at World Football Summit, where she develops and implements commercial strategies according to WFS goals aiming to accelerate growth and sales. Cristina also conducts market research and analysis to create detailed business plans on commercial opportunities, understanding the requirements of existing customers to ensure their needs are being met as well as monitoring performance of commercial activities using key metrics.
Fluent in Spanish and English, with a proficient knowledge of French and an initiation level of Arabic.
Director of Business Platforms
Mr. Cebrián, Economist, holds a Master in Financial Institutions by IE Business School and is an occasional lecturer at the IEB Executive Master in Industrial Holdings. He worked during nine years at JP Morgan Chase as Financial Controller and Director of Capital Markets.
Member of the Board of Directors of Corporación Banesto during 1997 – 2010 and Board member of over 50 companies of the group representing all economic sectors. Responsible for Investments of Venture Capital fund Banesto / Sepides / Enisa Group.
Currently he is a partner and CEO of Nexus Global Finance.
Fluent in Spanish and English.
Business Development Manager
Felipe has a BA in Business Administration from CESA, in Bogotá, Colombia. In Bogotá, he worked in the marketing department of multinational companies such as 3M and Energizer. He also worked as a strategy consultant for top companies in Colombia from different industries, such as beverages, oil and
banking. In 2015, he graduated from his MBA in Sports Management from Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid and worked in the Operations Department of the VIP Area of Real Madrid CF.
Currently he works as Executive Associate for Nexus Fostering Partnership, where he is in charge of the Digital Marketing and Social Media strategies, international convocation, WFS Industry Awards and carries out different activities such as: organize business summits, search for potential clients, business development and follow up, budget management, and translation.
Felipe speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.
Pablo has a degree in Economic Analysis at the Pablo de Olavide University, Seville.
In 2017, he graduated from his MBA in Sports Management at Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid Universidad Europea.
He has been part of the organization of events such as the Davis Cup of Tennis, the Spartan Race, the under17 World Cup and the Manolo Sanchis campus.
Currently he works as Executive Associate in World Football Summit.
Pablo speaks Spanish, English and French.
Executive producer with 25 years of experience in the communication sector. He began his professional career as a photojournalist for agencies and the written press. Later, in the audiovisual sector he worked for Efe, Tve, Prisa tv, Sogecable, A3tv, Tvg, Telemadrid among other media. A professional career linked to the creation and development of communication projects. He has produced programs for television, documentaries, cultural, musical, sports events, congresses and exhibitions. Since 2010, he has carried out consultancy and project development activities for the Audiovisual, Social Responsibility, Corporate Communication and Cultural Events sectors. His participation in WFS starts with its first edition.
Fluent in Spanish, English and French.
Beatrice is a former professional athlete of 800m discipline for Italian National team having competed in one World Championship and two European Championships of Athletics and a professional rider of Eventing discipline who competed at national and international level.
She holds a BA in Foreign Languages, Literatures and Civilizations at Ca’ Foscari University in her hometown city, Venice and in 2017 she obtained her MBA in Sport Management at Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid.
She has worked in Monaco Montecarlo for Peace and Sport, the international organization promoting Peace through Sport under the High Patronage of Prince Albert II and currently she is working as Executive Associate at World Football Summit.
Beatrice speaks English, Italian, French and Spanish.
Graduated from Pontificia Comillas University (ICADE) in Madrid, Spain with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and graduated from Alberto Hurtado University in Chile with a Graduate Degree in Land, Poverty and Development.
Marta has studied and worked abroad in America, Asia and Africa for over 3 years. She has worked in different entrepreneurial projects providing business support to individuals and companies. She organized different networking events and identified potential partnerships for the clients.
Currently an Executive Associate at Nexus Fostering Partnership, where she conducts market research, organization of business and investment forums, international trade consulting and communication management.
Marta is a great sports fan. She has practiced rock-climbing, alpinism and skydiving for years. She is also a yoga instructor since 2018.
Fluent in English and Spanish, with an intermediate level of French.
Head of Communication
Graduated in Journalism and Audio-visual Communication in San Pablo CEU’s University. Additionally, Pablo has a Masters in Sport Journalism at the Sheffield Hallam University (Sheffield, UK) and another in Digital Marketing and Social Media at the academy Aula Creactiva (Madrid, Spain).
He started his professional career in the local radio Onda Madrid and then, he worked as an intern in the sports section of the national newspaper “La Razón” during one year. Moreover, he has been part of the AIPS Young Reporters programme where he has broadcasted the World Swimming Championships in 2014 (Doha, Qatar), the Under-21 European Championship in 2015 (Prague, Czech Republic) and the Special Olympics (Graz, Austria). Finally, he was head of International Content at Sevilla FC where he was in charge of all the non-Spanish club information and the live-matches coverage.
Currently, he is in charge of the Communication department, Digital Marketing and Social Media strategies.
Graduated at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City with a Bachelor in Marketing, Sofia has studied and worked in México, Europe and Latin America for over 4 years. She has worked in a marketing agency with big brands such Unilever, Samsung, and PepsiCo among others, and for the past 2 years she worked on an entrepreneurial project in México and helped with the expansion to Colombia and Spain.
She obtained her International MBA from IE Business School in Madrid in 2018. Currently, Sofia is Commercial Manager at World Football Summit.
Sofía speaks Spanish and English fluently.
Pablo Rivadulla is graduated in Business Administration from USC, with a Master’s degree in International Marketing from HanzeHogeSchool of Groningen and a Master’s degree in Sports Management from Barcelona School of Management in 2014.
He began working in the sports industry at Nike and Converse as a Digital Marketing Specialist. He has also worked for the Mobile World Congress and Telefónica, always linked to sport.
Currently, Pablo is Digital Manager at World Football Summit.
Pablo is Galician, and keeps his accent. He speaks Spanish and Galician, English and Italian.