Mahajan Vasudevan Nair
Head of Club Licensing in AFC
A lawyer by trade, Mahajan Vasudevan Nair holds a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration from International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS). He is well versed in sports laws and started working in AFC since 2009. One of the architects of club licensing in Asia, he had been involved with club licensing right from its inception in Asia. His pioneering work in club licensing including the implementation of an online tool (Club Licensing Administration System or The CLAS) has brought the Asian confederation to the forefront in terms of development of professional football. Currently he is the Head of Club Licensing at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), a post he held since 2013.