(in alphabetical order)
Prof.dr. Niels Appermont
Niels Appermont is a professor of law at Hasselt University in Belgium. He is a member of the Clearing Commission of the Royal Belgian Football Federation.
Daan Buylaert is a partner at Atfield, a Belgian based law firm offering legal and tax advice to the different stakeholders in the sports industry.
Prof.dr. Andrea Cattaneo
Andrea Cattaneo is a professor of sports law at Edge Hill University in the UK.
Michele Colucci is a Member of the Dispute Resolution Chamber of the FIFA Football Tribunal. He is co-founder and honorary President of the Italian Association of Sports Lawyers. He regularly holds academic positions at universities.
Prof.dr. Steve J Cornelius
Steve J Cornelius is a professor of private law and sports law at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
Prof. Dirk De Corte
Dirk De Corte is a professor of management at the University of Antwerp. He was formerly active in international banking, managing Director of NTGent (one of the larger professional theatres in Belgium) and a live football commentator.
Sven Demeulemeester is a partner at Atfield, a Belgian based law firm offering legal and tax advice to the different stakeholders in the sports industry.
Prof.dr. Michiel De Muynck
Michiel De Muynck is a professor of Financial Law at the University of Antwerp in Belgium.
Frans de Weger
Frans de Weger is a Dutch based lawyer at BMDW Advocaten. He is Chairperson of the Dispute Resolution Chamber of the FIFA Football Tribunal.
Chirstopher Flanagan is a UK based in-house counsel with a keen interest in sports law. He is an editor of International Sports Law Journal. Before qualifying as a solicitor, he led a team in the risk division of a high street bank.
Prof.dr. Hallgeir Gammelsæter
Hallgeir Gammelsæter is a professor of sports management at Molde University College in Norway.
Alvaro Garcia-Alaman De la Calle
Alvaro Garcia-Alaman De la Calle is affilated to the Corporate Projects and Regulation Direction of Real Madrid.
Elke Geraerts is CEO at Better minds at work, a Belgian based advisory company devoted to optimizing human potential in professional organisations. She holds a PhD in Pscychology.
François Godard is a Senior Media & Telecoms Analyst at Enders Analysis, providing research services covering the media, entertainment, mobile and fixed telecommunications industries.
Prof.dr. Annette Greenhow
Annette Greenhow is a professor of Sports Law, Land Law and Business Associations at Bond University in Australia.
Prof.dr. Robby Houben
Robby Houben is coordinator of the Football College. He is a professor at the University of Antwerp in Belgium, specializing in corporate law and sports enterprise law. He is a counsel at Baker McKenzie in Belgium. He is editor of the book Handbook on the Law of Professional Football Clubs, published by Edward Elgar Publishing (2023).
Wouter Janssens is a partner at Cresta, a Belgian based international law firm providing legal services in sports law.
Charles-Antoine Leunen is a partner in the Corporate & Finance team of the Brussels office of Linklaters LLP, a global business law firm.
Prof.dr. Johan Lindholm
Johan Lindholm is a professor of constitutional law and sports law at Umeå University in Sweden. He is Editor-in-Chief of International Sports Law Journal.
Daniel Maglietta is Commercial Director of Football @ Socios.
Antonius Manders is a Dutch Member of European Parliament (European People's Party), with a keen interest in sports policy.
Kris Meskens is Secretary-General of the Belgian Financial Intelligence Processing Unit (CTIF - CFI).
Prof.dr. Richard Parrish
Richard Parrish is a professor of sports law at Edge Hill University in the UK.
Lorin Parys is the CEO of the Belgian Pro League, Belgian professional football's representative organisation.
Prof.dr. Siniša Petrović
Siniša Petrović is a professor of corporate and sports law at the University of Zagreb in Croatia. He was on Croatia's negotiating team for Croatia's accession to the European Union.
Prof.dr. Katarina Pijetlovic
Katarina Pijetlovic is a professor of sports law at the Lisbon School of Law and Católica Global School of Law in Portugal. She is an Advisory Board Member at Professional Tennis Players Association. She authored the book EU Sports Law and Breakaway Leagues in Football, published by Springer.
Bernd Reichart is the CEO of A22 Sports, a European sports development company with as flagship project the European Super League. Formerly, he was the CEO of RTL Deutschland.
Michael Savva is a partner at the Finance Group of international business lawfirm Watson Farley & Williams in Dubai, specialising inter alia in sports.
Prof.dr. Benoit Senaux
Benoit Senaux is a professor of sports management at Coventry University in the UK.
Prof.dr. Shaun Star
Shaun Star is a Professor & Associate Dean at Jindal Global Law School in India. He is the Director of the Centre for Sports Law, Business and Governance at O.P. Jindal Global University.
Jacco Swart is CEO of European Leagues, the representative organisation of professional football leagues in Europe.
Javier Tebas Medrano
Javier Tebas Medrano is the president of La Liga.
Prof.dr. Karolina Tetlak
Karolina Tetlak is a professor of tax law and sports law at the University of Warsaw in Poland.
Prof. Jacopo Tognon
Jacopo Tognon is a Professor of sports law at Padova University in Italy. He is a lawyer at JTlex Tognon.
Andrea Traverso is the Director of Financial Sustainability and Research at UEFA.
Jacqueline van den Bosch
Jacqueline van den Bosch is Chairperson of the Dutch licensing commission for professional football. She is a lawyer at Ivy Advocaten in The Netherlands.
Jan Van Esbroeck
Jan Van Esbroeck is CEO of the Sportpaleis, Belgium's largest indoor concert hall.
Prof.dr. Ben Van Rompuy
Ben Van Rompuy is a professor of competition and sports law at the University of Leiden in The Netherlands.
Roy Vermeer is legal director at FIFPRO, the global representative organisation for football players.
Leon Vlemmings is founder of de Waard€volle Club, an innovation platform aiming at positive impact of football on society.