Director of football regulatory, and former Asian Football Confederation lawyer, had been with the association for two years
FIFA director of football regulatory James Kitching has left the organisation.
Kitching was formerly head of sports legal services at the Asian Football Confederation and, prior to that, a lawyer at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission.
It is understood Kitching is leaving FIFA to relocate to Australia with his family.
Kitching had been with FIFA for two years.