Gerhard Aigner performed a leading role within the UEFA for more than 30 years - as the deputy of the General Secretary from 1970 to 1989 and subsequently as the Chief Executive Officer from 1989 to 2003. Gerhard Aigner is an honorary member of the UEFA.
Jim Stjerne Hansen was the Secretary General of the Danish Football Association (DBU) from 1988 until 2014. In the seventies he played in the Danish Super Liga as a professional football player for Brondby IF. Jim Stjerne Hansen has various functions within the UEFA and the FIFA.
Alfred Ludwig was the General Secretary of the Austrian Football Association from 1986 until 2016. Over the years he has occupied various positions within FIFA and UEFA, and in 2010 he was named Managing Director of the Austrian Football Association.