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Defending and promoting the rights and interests of elite athletes in Europe.

EU Athletes (officially called European Elite Athletes Association) was founded in 2008 in order to defend and promote athletes’ rights and interests.

EU Athletes is the leading multi-sport federation of athlete and player associations (sports trade unions) with 35 members in 17 European countries. More than 25,000 elite athletes are represented through the membership. Find out more about our members here.

EU Athletes is also integrated into the wider labour movement as a member the World Players Association, the professional sports sector of UNI Global Union.

EU Athletes Organization – Board Members and Staff

Brendon Batson

Brendon Batson

President of EU Athletes (PPF)

Natalia Orive Siviter

Natalia Orive Siviter

Vice-President of EU Athletes (AJFSF)

Alessandro Marzoli

Alessandro Marzoli

Executive Board Member (GIBA)

Paul Flynn

Paul Flynn

Executive Board Member (GPA)

Camille Delzant

Camille Delzant

Executive Board Member (UNFP)

J-F Reymond

J-F Reymond

Executive Board Member

Sander van der Holst

Sander van der Holst

Executive Board Member (NL Sporter)

Simon Keogh

Simon Keogh

Executive Board Member (RPI)

EU Athletes Staff

Paulina Tomczyk

Paulina Tomczyk

General Secretary

Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor

Director of Policy