Football legend Louis Saha and MotoGP ace Miguel Oliveira join SIGA’s stellar lineup. Holy See, UEFA, Ukrainian top flight club Shakhtar Donetsk, Spanish media giant As, Liga Portugal, Qatar Stars League, and many others are also in!


The Sport Integrity Week 2022  continues to grow, both in terms of numbers and representativeness with 30 new Speakers announced today.

Taking place in Cascais, Portugal, 12-16 September, SIW2022 will also be available worldwide through live streaming. Check the latest agenda here.

The new set of speakers showcases the engagement of top athletes and will provide a unique opportunity to learn from the experience of the Ukrainian team Shakhtar Donetsk and the challenges sport is facing in the country due to the military conflict in which it is involved.

Portuguese club Sporting CP, Brazilian Paulista Football Federation, and Lunex university are also adding new participants to the stellar group of speakers previously announced.

The 30 new speakers SIGA is announcing are, in alphabetical order:

  • Andreas Mierau, University Professor | Academic Director, Head of Department of Exercise Science, Senate Chair, LUNEX University
  • Carla Di Pierro, Psychologist, Brazilian Olympic Committee
  • David Nelson, Director, Diário AS USA
  • Diego Dabrio, Senior Anti-Piracy Expert, UEFA
  • Francisco Guimarães, Football Coach | SIGA Champion | Football Analyst, Sport TV
  • Grace Glaser, Education Coordinator, US Centre for SafeSport | Member, SIGA Youth Council
  • Hanspeter Rothmund, Founder & CEO, Football is More Foundation
  • Hani Balan, CEO, Qatar Stars League
  • Haresh Deol, Founder & Editor, TwentyTwo13
  • Helena Pires, Executive Director, Liga Portugal
  • Joe Leavitt, Vice President, Head of Brand Partnerships, OverTime
  • Louis Saha, Founder & CEO, AxisStars | Former Football Player, France, Manchester United |SIGA Champion | Advisory Board Member, SIGA EUROPE
  • Luís Estrela, Coordinator, Liga Portugal’s Football Foundation
  • Manuel Queiroz, President, CNID
  • Mathieu Winand, University Professor | Head of Department of International Sport Management, Chair of Teaching and Learning Council, LUNEX University
  • Matt McCann, Founder and CEO, Access Earth
  • Miguel Oliveira, Racer, KTM, MotoGP | SIGA Champion
  • Mislaine Scarelli, Vice President, Corporate Governance, Paulista Football Federation
  • Melchor Sanchéz de Toca, Monsignor, Under-Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Culture, Holly See | member, Board of Directors, Sport at the Service of Humanity Foundation
  • Paulo Frischknecht,Chairman, Portuguese National Sports Foundation | Member, National Sports Council of Portugal
  • Pedro Trengrouse, Lawyer | Member, SIGA Standing Committee on Sports Betting Integrity
  • Ricardo Domingues, Head of International Markets & Member of the Management Committee, Betclic Group | President, Portuguese Association of Online Betting (APAJO)
  • Reem Abdalazem, Journalist, AS | Former Assistant Coach, USA Synchro | Former Olympic athlete
  • Robert daCamara, President, Ponta Delgada Football Association
  • Sarah Nickless, Sport Industry Next Gen Leader | Development Officer, Association of Colleges
  • Shanari Fearon, Sport Coordinator, University of West Indies | Member, SIGA Youth Council
  • Tarryn Horner, Programmes and Grants Manager, Laureus | Member, SIGA Youth Council
  • Tomás Macedo de Medeiros, Jurist & Master Student | Vice-Chair, SIGA Youth Council
  • Tomaz Morais, Director, Youth Academy, Sporting CP | former Rugby Player & Portuguese National Team Coach | World’s Best Rugby Coach 2004
  • Yuriy Sviridov, Director, Department of Marketing & Communication, FC Shakhtar Donetsk

High-profile panel sessions, keynotes, fireside chats, expert driven forums and premium networking opportunities make the Sport Integrity Week a worldwide unique event regarding Sport Integrity, encouraging the industry to meet the required standards in terms of good governance, integrity, transparency, and accountability.

Stay tuned for more important Speaker and Partner Announcements! 

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SIGA is the world´s leading organisation for Sports Integrity. Supported by more than 200 international multi-industry supporters, we are creating a whole new landscape for the global sports industry by promoting the implementation of the highest integrity standards and delivering independent global rating and certification for Sport.

Funded by its members, SIGA is the only organisation to bring together all key stakeholder groups – Sport, Government, International Organisations, Global Business and Civil Society – from every region in the world, around one critical, fundamental Cause: to foster greater Integrity throughout Sport.

SIGA is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, as a non for profit association, funded by its members, and comprises of the following continental subsidiaries: SIGA AMERICA, SIGA EUROPE and SIGA LATIN AMERICA.

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