“Fair play means more than just abiding by the rules. It covers such notions as friendship, respect for others and the sporting spirit. Sports ethics signify not just certain form of behaviour but also a particular way of thinking. It involves the elimination of cheating, bending the rules, doping, abuse of food additives, physical and verbal violence, the harassment and sexual abuse of young people and women, trafficking in young sportsmen and women, discrimination, exploitation, unequal opportunities, excessive commercialisation and corruption.”

Dr. Mustafa Alsayed, who is the Secretary General for Royal Charity Organization, was the Chief Executive of Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) until end 2007.

His previous positions include Chief Engineer with the Ministry of Works, Power & Water, responsible for power generation in Bahrain, Chief Executive at Midal Cables and General Manager with Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) and Power and Utilities Supervisor with Bahrain Petroleum Company.

A mechanical engineer by qualification, Mr. Al Sayed also holds a PhD and Masters in Industrial Management.

Mr. Al Sayed is the winner of Crown Prince Award for Best Research in Social Science in 2007 and the GCC Best Environment Personality Award for 2005-2006. He is the author of a management book, “The Key to Organizational Success”.