Lecturers 2019 - IFBI.Brussels

Meet the IFBI Lecturers


Football Community Management


Football Intermediary Management

Daniel Geey

Partner at the
Sheridans Sport Group

Richard Lamb

Football players
Image rights

Stijn Francis

at Stirr Associates

Erküt Sogüt

of football player Mesut Özil


Football Law & Legislation

Stefaan Van den Bogaert

Professor of European law
at Leiden University

Alexander Jacobs

Legal Counsel

Ben Van Rompuy

Assistant Professor of
Competition Lawat Leiden University

Matthijs Withagen

Group Leader / Legal
Counsel at FIFA


Football Economics


Football Finance Management


Football Federations & Associations


Football People Management


Football Stadium & Events


Krzysztof Szumowski

Head of Sports Organisation
at Legia Warsawa

Joris De Lange

Matchday Operations & Security
Manager at Ajax FC


Football Ticketing & Hospitality


Football Marketing


Football Sponsorship


Football Merchandising


Football Communications


Football Business Development


Football Management & Good Governance

Jordan Gardner

Chairman of the Board & Co-Owner
at FC Helsingor

Peter Willems

CEO at
Oud-Heverlee Leuven (OHL)

Karl Dhont

Ethics and Disciplinary
inspector at UEFA

Alexander Vantyghem

Sports lawyer


Football Youth Development

David Pauwels

Senior Consultant & Manager
at doublepass

Frederik Derdin

Senior Account Manager
at SoccerLAB

Nikolay Kirchev

Team Manager
at PFK Ludogorets 1945

Olivier Jarosz

Head of Club Affairs & CMP Director
at European Club Association


Football Consultancy Management


Football Customer Relationship

Yvonne Ferguson

Head of Supporter Services
at Middlesbrough Football Club

Louise Hollingworth

Supporter Engagement Manager
at Leicester City Football Club

Bas Schnater

Fan Engagement Specialist &
Football Business Consultant

Claudio Borges

Global Director Digital
Planning at adidas