Our Team


Jappert_JulianJulian JAPPERT @JulianJappert

Julian is a founding member of the think tank and has been heading Sport and Citizenship since September 2007. He is a former legal expert and lobbyist in the sports business sector. Today, he utilises his knowledge and experience for the betterment of society, notably within universities, NGOs, European institutions and for Paris’ candidacy for the 2024 Olympic Games.


Deputy Director / Editor-in-chief

Landa_SylvainSylvain LANDA @LANDASylvain

Sylvain holds a Master’s degree in sports law and joined Sport and Citizenship in April 2008 after having been a legal editor with the Editions Législatives

In 2009, he became  the editor-in-chief of Sport and Citizenship’s journal . Since then, he has been involved in numerous projects and oversees the activities of the Think Tank’s Scientific Committee at the French level. Sylvain is also responsible for the drafting of grant applications.


Development Manager


After the obtention of his Master’s degree in Economics and Management of Sport from the University of Paris Dauphine, Antoine worked for over 10 years in the Sports Business industry. In fact, after 8 years spent at the French Athletics Federation as deputy marketing director, he then worked at the research institute  KantarSport as director of development. Ever fascinated by sport, Antoine has become an expert in Sports Business with dual expertise in sales and marketing . He joined Sport and Citizenship team in July 2016 as head of development and partnerships.


Communications Manager

Chargée de Communication Sport et CitoyennetéNoémie GINGUE

Noémie’s educational and professional background essentially revolve around forgeign languages, communications and international relations.  After a course in Applied Foreign Languages and a Master’s in Languages and Intercultural Communications, she had several positions as communications assistant. Noémie joined Sport and Citizenship in November 2016 as communications manager.


Head of projects



She joined the Brussels’ office in September 2017 as project officer.



Project manager


Specialized in sociology of sport within the STAPS Master Degree in “Development, Integration, Sport and Culture” in Rennes, and law and political science education, he joined Sport and Citizenship in January 2020 as project manager and responsible in particular of the Measure of the social impact of sport’s projects.



Project manager


Andrea’s educational background is focused on international relations and European affairs acquired through his experience at the University of Torino, SciPo Lyon, and the College of Europe in Bruges. He has already written three theses on sport, especially on the European Union and its multilevel approach to sport governance. He joined Sport and Citizenship in September 2020 as a Policy Officer in Brussels where he is in charge of European projects and the analysis of the European sport policy.

Project manager



She is a European social and political studies graduate specialised in migration issues who joined Sport and Citizenship in October 2020 as project manager.



Graphic designer


Florian UGUEN 

Graduated in a university diploma on graphism he joined Sport and Citizenship team as a graphic designer.



Communication and event assistant



Graduated with a Bachelor in Communication and Events she assists our communication manager in her daily tasks.



Management and administrative assistant


After law studies and volunteering in an association fighting social and educational inequalities, Maïlys is now studying administrative management and joined the Think tank a the end of september 2020 as management and administrative assistant in apprenticeship.











Franco-British, Jacky moved to France in 1999. She is a professional translator and  has provided Sport and Citizenship her support and expertise since its inception. Her main responsibility entails the translation of content for Sport and Citizenship’s bilingual journal.



Human ressources manager.

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