Liese Abili is the Vice President of Sports Development at the Florida Sports Foundation, the state’s lead organization for the promotion of sports tourism and sports development. In this role, Liese maintains relationships with existing industry partners and opens new avenues for the Foundation. Liese holds a bachelor’s degree in laws & political science (University … Read more

Rob Dorlin joined RAWR in January 2022 as Managing Director. Part of the Webrepublic group, he heads up the marketing partner for digital strategy and innovation in the sports and entertainment sectors.  With a focus on helping partners to navigate the complexity and change in digital and sponsorship, RAWR has just completed its 4th tournament … Read more

Nuno is the Chief Marketing & Revenue Officer at the Portugal Football Federation, leading the brand and business offense across the organization since 2016. Under his leadership Portugal has risen to become one of the worlds’ biggest sports brands and IPs. He´s also a member of UEFA´s Marketing Advisory Committee. Formerly Nike´s global digital marketing … Read more

Nick is the Director of Intelligence at the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA), the body responsible for safeguarding the integrity of tennis worldwide. The ITIA administers the Tennis Anti-Corruption Program and Tennis Anti-Doping Programme on behalf of the sport. It is legally and operationally independent of the International Governing Bodies and takes its own decisions … Read more

Antony Douglass is Group Legal Director for Specsavers, a much-loved British brand and the world’s largest privately owned opticians with more than 2,500 stores in 11 countries, including Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Specsavers prides itself on changing people’s lives through better sight and hearing, making expert care affordable and accessible for all. As a … Read more

Yvonne became Women in Football CEO in January 2022. Equality is a huge passion for Yvonne, from grassroots participation to the boardroom, and with over 20 years in the sports industry, she has experience across the board, in sport, health and business. She began her career with Manchester-based charity GreaterSport, where she later became CEO … Read more

Chris started his career with L’Oréal on their management trainee scheme, before working in marketing in London, and then subsequently in the company’s global headquarters in Paris. He first joined Unilever in 2006 and has since then worked in London, Chicago and New Jersey. Since returning to the UK&I business over five years ago he … Read more

Louise Bach has spent 15 years with Danish brewer Carlsberg working across their portfolio of sponsorship assets including UEFA EURO, Premier League, Arsenal and the long standing partnership with Liverpool FC.  As a former professional basketball player, she has a passion for atmosphere, live events and fans. 

As Head of Starlizard Integrity Services, Affy Sheikh is responsible for managing the business’s strategic and operational activities, as well as forging and maintaining relationships with fellow stakeholders in the sports integrity arena – particularly the sports governing bodies with whom Starlizard closely work in the fight against match-fixing. With his deep understanding of sport … Read more

Jonas Baer-Hoffmann is General Secretary of FIFPRO, the only global organisation that represents the interests of professional footballers – uniting the voice of 65,000 women and men players, prioritising their needs and supporting them to optimise their working environments and overall personal well-being.  Baer-Hoffmann leads a team of 45 staff from FIFPRO’s global headquarters in … Read more