HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein is the second son of His Late Majesty King Hussein and the brother of His Majesty King Abdullah II.
His Royal Highness has made a huge impact on Jordanian sport since becoming President of the Jordan Olympic Committee in 2003 and has subsequently been re-elected to the position on three further occasions.
His driving vision for sport and healthy living to play a part in the lives of all Jordanians has been adopted by the JOC and his leadership has positioned the non-profit organisation as one of the most respected National Olympic Committees.
HRH Prince Feisal’s inspiring work in promoting sport for all has not gone unnoticed and in 2010 he became a member of the International Olympic Committee.
Bachelor of Science, Electronic Engineering (specialising in communications), Brown University, United States of America (1985); Masters of Management, London Business School, Great Britain (1998)
Held various positions in the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) (1981-); Staff Officer, RJAF Directorate of Air Operations (1990-1993); Squadron Commander, (1995-1996); Operations Officer, Air Lift Wing (1996-1999); Brigadier General (1999-2001); Assistant for Operations and Air Defence (1999-2002); Head of the Higher Organisational Committee for the biannual Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX) (2000-); Major General (2001-2004); Commander of the RJAF (2002-2004); Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mu’ta University (2001-2010); Chairman, King Abdullah II Centre of Excellence (2002-); Founder, Jordan International Air Cargo (2003); Lieutenant General and the Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (2004-); Chairman, Royal Commission of the King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz City (2007-2011); Founder Royal Falcon (previously JIAC) (2008); Chairman, Royal Water Commission (2008-)
Football, volleyball, wrestling, motor sports
Honorary President and Head of the Board of Trustees, Jordanian Gliding Club (1986-); Chairman of the Motor Sport Executive Council of the Royal Automobile Club (1989-2004); Head of the Higher Organising Committee for the 9th Pan Arab Games held in Jordan (1999); Chairman of the Higher Organising Committee of the 1st Arab Games for Schools in Handball and Track & Field (2001); President of the Jordan Olympic Committee (2003-); Chairman, Jordan Motorsport (2004-); Founder and Chairman, Generations For Peace (2007-); Member, Executive Board, Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) (2007-);
Chairman, Olympic Council of Asia Peace Through Sport Committee (2007-); Chairman of OCA's Emergency Committee for coordination of relief to Japan (2011-).
Awards and distinctions
Order of Military Merit of the Fourth Class, Jordan (1988); Commander of the Order of Al Istiklal (Independence), Jordan (1993); Grand Cordon of the Order of Al Kawkab Al Urduni, Jordan (1995); Leadership Excellence, Jordan (1998); Acknowledgement of Dedication in Service, Jordan (1998); Brian O’Higgins Medal, Chile (1998); Grand Cordon of the Order of Al Nahda (Renaissance), Jordan (1999); Order of Resplendent Banner with Special Cravat, Taiwan (2000); Order of Military Merit of the First Class, Jordan (2001); Grand Cordon of the Order of Al Istiklal (Independence), Jordan (2002); Legion of Merit (Highest Award of the US Air Force), USA (2004); Legion of Honour, France (2004); Order of Sultan Qaboos, Oman (2010); Eagle Award, USA Sports Academy (2014).
Member of the following Commissions: Entourage (2010-2014), Women and Sport (2006-), TV Rights and New Media (2014-), International Relations (2014-), Sport and Environment (2014-).