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
President of EU Athletes (PPF)
Natalia Orive Siviter
Vice-President of EU Athletes (AJFSF)
Executive Board Member (GIBA)
Executive Board Member (GPA)
Executive Board Member (UNFP)
Executive Board Member
Sander van der Holst
Executive Board Member (NL Sporter)
Executive Board Member (RPI)
EU Athletes Staff
Director of Policy