Arthur LE GALL is director at KEA and co-founder of the b.creative network, an international network of creative entrepreneurs. He holds a MA from Sciences Po Lille (FR) in European Affairs and obtained a BA in Politics & International Relations from Kent University (UK). His work focuses on the analysis and evaluation of culture and sport policies at European and local levels. He is also managing the development of several European projects in the field of culture, creative industries and sport (ERASMUS+, Creative Europe, Horizon 2020, COSME). He is the main coordinator of the SHARE initiative since 2017, which analyses the contribution of sport to local and regional development and improve access to structural funds for the sport sector.
He participated, amongst other projects, to research assignments in the field of sports, including sport statistics: studies for DG EAC on traditional sports and games and on specificity of sports (2016), on the economic and legal aspects of transfers of players in Europe (2013), and on innovative sport practices (DG EAC, 2021).
He previously worked for the legal department of OFI AM (France), where he was specialised in alternative investments and is a guest lecturer at Cergy-Pontoise University, University of Lille (France) on European cultural projects for regions and cities, and at the Audencia business school on European sport policies.
I am the current President of the Swedish Paralympic Committee and the Swedish Parasport Federation, Vice President of the European Paralympic Committee as well as Member at large of the Swedish Sports Confederation.
In my entire career I have been working with the importance of sport and physical activity for people with impairment and have a Master of Science in psychosocial work in health care.
Since birth I have a physical impairment which means that I am missing my left forearm and leg and has deformities on the right leg and foot.
Within my profession I have been writing several studies about the importance of physical activities but also about obstacles for the targeted groups to be able to participate in sport and physical activities.
I have a special interest for women with different type of impairments in sport and for people with severe impairments to be able to participate in sports.
In the 1990: s I was active in sailing and competed in European Championship, World Championship and Paralympics in Atlanta, USA 1996 in sailing. My best result is a silver medal from European Championship and a bronze medal from World Championship.
I have a 25-year-old son and live in Stockholm.
Aurélie Van Hoye is a Research Fellow at the University of Limerick, granted by a Marie Curie Fellowship on the development of a tool to support sports clubs’ creation and implementation of health promotion policies. She is also Associate Professor at University of Lorraine, member of the Public Health Laboratory APEMAC.
Her research interests are focusing on supporting coaches and PE teacher in their role, especially regarding their health promotion activities and motivational climate, as well as more indirectly through the study of health enhancing physical activity policies.
She has worked on the evaluation of the impact and implementation of the PAPA project (www.papaproject.org) in France. This project aimed at enhancing youth sport experience trough an educational training on an empowering motivational climate of their grassroots coaches. She participated to the EPHEPA project (http://ephepa.medsci.ox.ac.uk/ephepa-project), being responsible of the data collection of national physical activity policies in Belgium. Furthermore, her actual work is centered on the development of an intervention for sport clubs to become health promoting setting, from intervention mapping to intervention implementation and evaluation (PROSCeSS project; www.proscess.org).
She is also leader, with Susanna Geidne, of the Promoting Health and Physical Activity in Sports Clubs working group of the Health Enhancing Physical Activity network of the WHO Europe. Finally, she works on the evaluation of physical activity interventions, especially on the implementation process evaluation using mixed methods.
At the sport Faculty, her academic duties encompass the responsibility of the bachelor in Sport Management from 2016 to 2019 and of a master named "Project & Territories in Sport & Health" from 2018 to 2021, to educate project manager able to develop (adapted) physical activity taking the specificity of territories (policies, equipment, values) into account.