Sebastian Coe is currently President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Executive Chairman of CSM Sport and Entertainment. He was Chairman of the Organising Committee that staged the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, having previously been Chairman of the London 2012 bid company.
Seb set 12 world records during his athletic career and at the Olympic Games in Moscow in 1980 he won Gold in the 1500m and Silver in the 800m a feat which he repeated in Los Angeles in 1984.
He retired from competitive athletics in 1990 and became a Conservative MP and Private Secretary to William Hague. In 2002 he was made a Peer. He received a Knighthood in the 2006 New Year’s Honours List and received a Companion of Honour in the 2013 New Year’s Honours List.