The Head of Safety and Security Planning and Administration for FWC2026 Inc. will lead safety and security vendor relations for the services to be provided across all venues (and its respective sites) for the 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 safety and security operations to date. In addition, this role will support the implementation of the overall security services audit strategy.
Reporting to the Chief Safety and Security Officer, this critical role will manage the planning, budgeting and audit of the safety and security services within and between the host cities and non-host cities across the entire tournament footprint.
Working closely with FIFA counterparts from the Safety & Security Department, the “Head of” will collate and coordinate information from stadiums, non-competition venues and team safety and security functions across the FIFA26 teams in the USA, MEX and CAN. They will also be responsible for implementation of audit and accrual measures for any FIFA26 ancillary events.