Search Team Players
After a first degree in Economics at the University of Freiburg (Switzerland), Rolf Schwery went on to do an MA at the University of Manchester, UK and a PhD in Sociology at the Russian Academy of Science. During his studies in Russia he also worked as a consultant for the World Bank, the Russian Federation’s Chamber of Commerce and for F. Hoffmann-La Roche. From 1999 Rolf Schwery worked for the Swiss Academy for Development (SAD) which he headed from 2001 to 2006. 2007 he became a social entrepreneur (sole proprietorship) supporting international organizations and companies to develop a comprehensive CSR strategy. Rolf Schwery has project management experience in various countries, with special focus on Eastern Europe. He speaks fluent German, English, Russian, and French.
Growing up between France and Singapore, I have always been interested in using sport as a tool for development, cooperation, or a tool for social progress to human welfare. My academic background combines Sports Management with Peace, Conflict and Development studies. On a professional and volunteer level, have had the opportunities to learn and grow through different organisations namely, UFOLEP, ENGSO Youth, ISCA, CNOSF, CoE, Decathlon, UNOSDP, Peace and Sport, streetfootballworld. I am now putting my efforts in the Legacy (sustainability) and Dream Building (field projects) of the ITTF Foundation.
Tanja Marie Kristensen
I am from Denmark but has lived in Honduras since 2016 where I do consultancy and volunteer work. My profile is research based from the academic world as well as practical from the NGO world. In the coming years I will research on the role of physical activity as treatment for traumatized girls in Honduras.
Was a soccer player, and a leader of the Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA). Mathare is a sprawling slum in Nairobi, and host to some of Kenya's most difficult challenges with urban youth that arise from rampant poverty, including starvation, homelessness, unemployment, HIV/AIDS, and violence, among other problems. MYSA has used sports to provide hope to several of these youth, some of whom are now on athletic and academic scholarships in universities across the world. Mathare United FC, a team formed from youth in these slums, is now one of Kenya's best soccer teams, and contributes a majority of players to the national team, Harambee Stars.
I am the founder of Sports and Social Change, a cause marketing and social enterprise consulting firm with a focus on using sports to address social issues. We create nonprofit/for-profit partnerships, design marketing campaigns and corporate social responsibility programs, and help sports entrepreneurs grow their business through the triple bottom line philosophy of people - planet - profit.
Neeraj kumar Mehra
Working as Research Officer with Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India.Formerly worked as Lecturer (Teaching of Health & Physical Education) with State Council of Educational Research & Training, Delhi and Project Officer with Organising Committee Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010
Rekha Dey graduated in Economics from St. Xavier's College, Ranchi. With a PGDMM from Institute of Marketing and Management and a PGDIB from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), she has work experience of 9yrs having extensively worked in the fields of media, research & advocacy and sports. She was the Editor of PHDCCI Bulletin, a monthly publication of the Chamber and has written papers and reports. She was a part of the research team at India Development Foundation. She conducted an action research study and wrote the report on Integration of sports in Indian Education System, a study commissioned by New Education Group (NEG). She led Magic Bus as Head Advocacy building national and international partners. She was India Coordinator for the Australian Sports Outreach Program, DFAT, Government of Australia from 2012-14. She is currently Founder of Community Sports development consulting firm, Rekha Dey & Associates. She has been responsible over the last two years for implementation of 'Modbox', a modified form of Boxing in collaboration with Boxing Australia and University of Canberra supported by DFAT, Govt. of Australia under the Asian Sports Partnerships program (2016-18). She is also conducting employment linked vocational training and education for Gym instructors for over three years; this program is in collaboration with IL&FS Skills, India's leading skill training provider. Over 350 young people mostly coming from underprivileged background have been trained, certified and successfully placed with jobs - a 'Sport for Employment' program. She was also involved with the Govt. of India for development of National Occupational Standards for job roles in sports, fitness and recreation.
Dean Ravizza is a Professor in the Department of Health & Sport Sciences at Salisbury University. His work as Senior Research Practitioner through the Bosserman Center for Conflict Resolution focuses on the intersection of research, fieldwork, and practice to advance the uses of sport for children and youth in armed conflict, former child soldiers, and other vulnerable children. His work intersects the fields of sport, conflict resolution, youth development, and child protection. Ravizza utilizes participatory research methods at the community level as part of his fieldwork to create culturally-relevant psycho-social interventions using sport in regions affected by armed conflict and other complex emergencies.
Dana Cup Hjørring
Australian Women´s Soccer Player 1989-2002 Fortuna Hjørring Pro Soccer Player 1992-2005 UEFA Women´s Champions League Finalist in 2003 Participated in the FIFA Women´s World Cup in 1995 and 1999 and at the Olympics in 2000 as Captain of the Matildas - The Australian Women´s Soccer Team FFA Hall of Fame
David is managing and overseeing the Doc Wayne operation while exploring ways to broaden the organizations reach to more youth on a national and global scale. In his career of over 20 years in the business and non-profit sectors, he has specialized in developing new business, building partner relationships, while sharpening organizational outreach.
A seasoned advisor in sport for social change, education for development as well adolescence and youth programming. Vast experience in PE & sport, sport Administration I have experience around project management, implementation and monitoring and evaluation. (worked for the UN family as well international non governmental organization on sport and education respectively targeting adolescents