The Regional Director of Safety and Security for FIFA26, Inc. will lead the safety and security for all venues (and their respective sites) for a specific region. This will include oversight of all security planning and operations, and the responsibility for the successful and safe delivery of these areas at FIFA World Cup 2026 and its test events. A total of 48 teams, more than six million fans, a workforce and team of volunteers numbering over 200,000 and millions more will take part in FIFA World Cup festivities at official events and venues across the three host countries, creating one of the largest coordinated security operations to date. In addition, this role will support the implementation of the team security strategy and the training of Team Security Liaison Officers.
Reporting to the Executive Director of Safety and Security, this critical role will manage the planning, coordination and implementation of the comprehensive safety and security functions within and between the host cities and non-host cities within a geographic area.
Working closely with FIFA counterparts from the Safety & Security Department, the Regional Director will have oversight of the stadium, non-competition venues, and team safety and security functions across the USA.
The Regional Director will be responsible for implementation of security measures for any FWC2026 ancillary events taking place in the region of responsibility, to include trophy tours, FIFA Fan Fests, and other events.