Assistant Secretary General of
the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM)
Lazarus Jansen Xavier is the Assistant Secretary General (International) with the Football Association of Malaysia.
He read law at the University of Northumbria, England and later pursued his Masters in Criminal Justice at the University of Malaya, Malaysia.
Prior to joining the football governing body of Malaysia, he was with the Asian Football Confederation serving in various capacities. These include as Legal Counsel for Disciplinary and Competitions related matters, Head of Legal Department, Head of Disciplinary, Appeals & Ethics (Judicial & Governance), Head of Task Force against Match Fixing and Secretary to both the Disciplinary and Appeal’s Committee.
He also teaches law in a private law school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, teaching in the University of London Bachelor of Laws programme.