Our Board

The Board provides the Think Tank’s broad strategic guidelines. Its functioning and powers are set out in Sport and Citizenship’s articles.

It gathers personalities whose expertise and authority are recognised in their fields and who contribute to the legitimacy of the association.

Members of the executive Board

Président
European Affairs department
Laurent THIEULE
Directeur, Committee of the Regions
Former President, Havas Sport.

 

 

Vice-President
Development Department
Amel BOUZOURA / @AmelBouzoura
Sponsoring and Sport partnership Director
FDJ / La Française des Jeux
Vice-President
Reputation Department
Nathalie IANNETTA / @nathiannetta
Communication Consultant
Vice-President
Editorial Department
Andrzej ROGULSKI / @rogulan
Cooperation and Cultural action
French Institute of Madagascar Director
Secrétaire Général Nicolas GYSS / @NGyss Ancien membre de la Direction Générale CONNECT, Commission européenne. Ancien consultant, Cabinet d’études Kern European Affair
Secretary General
Alexandra FOURNIER-BIDOZ / @AleksandraFB
Sport Senior Consultant
Deloitte
Secretary General
Nicolas GYSS / @NGyss
Consultant
Former member of DG CONNECT
European Commission
Treasurer
Pierre-Hervé GAUTIER
President-Founder
Robert Abdesselam Foundation

Trustees 

European affairs department

Président
European Affairs department
Laurent THIEULE
Directeur, Committee of the Regions
Former President, Havas Sport.
Trustee
Jonathan HILL / @brusselsrred
Lobbyist
Trustee
Alexandre Miguel MESTRE
Lawyer, Doctor of Law
Former secretary of State for Youth and Sports, Portugal
Trustee
Rose-Marie REPOND / @RoseMarieRepond
Special Counsellor
Berne University of Applied Sciences
Swiss Federal Institute of Sport Magglingen SFISM
Former EUPEA’s President
(European Physical Education Association)
Trustee
Virgine ROZIERE / @VRoziere
MEP
Vice-President of European Parliament’s Sport Intergroup
Trustee
António SILVA MENDES
European Commission’s former Director of Youth and Sports
Trustee
Marc Tarabella / @marctarabella
MEP
Co-president of European Parliament’s Sport Intergroup
Trustee
Thierry ZINTZ / @ThierryZintz
Professor at Leuven’s Catholic University
Vice-Président of the Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
President of the European Observatory of Sport and Employment (EOSE)

 

Development Department

Vice-President
Development Department
Amel BOUZOURA / @AmelBouzoura
Sponsoring and Sport partnership Director
FDJ / La Française des Jeux
Trustee
Bruno BARBIER / @ba2bru
Consultant
Trustee
Laurent DAMIANI / @LaurentDamiani
Entrepreneur et investor Sport and Innovation
SPORSORA’s President of Honour
Trustee
Yves Hinnekint / @HinnekintYves
General Director – Opcalia
Trustee
Victoriano MELERO / @victomelero
General Secretary
Paris Saint Germain
Trustee
Emmelyne RAVIER / @EmmelyneRavier
Head of institutionnal and International affairs
French Football Federation

Editorial Department

Vice-President
Editorial Department
Andrzej ROGULSKI / @rogulan
Cooperation and Cultural action
French Institute of Madagascar Director
Trustee
Marie BARSACQ / @MarieBarsacq
Impact and Legacy Director
Paris 2024
Trustee
Gladys BEZIER / @gladysbezier
Consultant
Trustee
Sophie DION / @SophieDion74
Director of the Master2 Sports Law programme, Paris Panthéon Sorbonne
Trustee
Lilia DOUHIECH
Temporary teacher and researcher
Sport Law Doctoral student
Université Paris Dauphine
Trustee
Pr Martine DUCLOS
Endocrinologist et physiologist
Chief of Sport Medicine service at Clermont-Ferrand’s Hospital
Trustee
Anna GERKE / @sportcluster
Director, Master Program Management of Sports organisations
Audencia Business School

 

Reputation Department

Vice-President
Reputation Department
Nathalie IANNETTA / @nathiannetta
Communication Consultant

Trustee
Nathalie DECHY / @natdechy
Steering Committee Member, Rolland Garros (French Open)
Co-director of ENGIE Biarritz Open
Trustee
Brigitte DEYDIER / @BrigitteDeydier
Former French Judoka
Triple World Champion
Trustee
Mathilde GUENEGAN / @mguenegan
JournalistTrustee
Sarah HANFFOU
Former Table Tennis Player
Sports Law Lawyer
Trustee
Jean-Jacques LOZACH /  @SenateurLozach
Creuse Senator
Member of the committee on Culture, Education and Communication
Trustee
Candice PREVOST / @PrevostCandice
National Assistant Director
UNSS
Trustee
Arnaud SIMON / @arnaudsimon
Vice-President Content and Production Sport
Eurosport / Discovery Group

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