Our Team



Director – Julian 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.



 Landa_SylvainDeputy Director Sylvain 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.


Communications Manager  Noémie 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.




European project manager  Clara GAUTHIER

With a Master’s degree in European Governance from Sciences Po Grenoble, Clara has held several positions in the field of European public affairs. She joined Sport and Citizenship in January 2021 as European project manager.



Project manager  Eva JACOMET

With a background in political science and graduate with a master’s degree in Territorial Public Action from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, she joined Sport and Citizenship as project manager in February 2021, after a first experience in the summer of 2020.



Social Impact Project Officer – Alice BUENSOZ

Graduated from a master’s degree in sports management, political background, expertise and development of sports services. Alice is in charge of projects related to the measurement of the social impact of sport for our Think Tank, on the dual aspect of study and analysis.




Sophie graduated from Sciences Po Toulouse in International Relations, New Issues and Crisis Management. She works alongside Clara as an European affairs project manager.




Chargée de mission – Simon LAVILLE

After 5 years at Sciences Po Lyon and a specialization in Contemporary International Relations. Simon turned to the study of sport, through the specialized master MSc in Sports Industry Management at emlyon. Simon works alongside Sylvain Landa in the production of the magazine Sport et Citoyenneté, in the conduct of cross-functional actions


Assistante de direction et administrative – Amanisse CADEAU-BELMILOUD

Amanisse is now studying administrative management and joined the Think tank a the end of august 2022 as management and administrative assistant in apprenticeship.



Accountant – Dolores MONTAUDON

With a long experience in accounting and human resources, Dolores joined the Think tank Sport and Citizenship in 2018.



graphic designer and communications assistant – Florian UGUEN 

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




Translator – Jacky RACINEUX

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.

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