Ronan O’Laoire is a Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer working for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) where he is responsible for the UNODC Programme on Safeguarding Sport from Corruption and Economic Crime.
Since taking on his current role in 2018, the Programme has supported over 9500 officials from criminal justice authorities, sports organizations and the private sector in 130 countries to tackle corruption and economic crime in sport.
These has been achieved by: developing and launching technical guides, policy papers, and publications, including the UNODC Global Report on Corruption in Sport; contributing to the work of the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group; supporting the establishment of the International Partnership Against Corruption in Sport; and organizing and delivering over 250 national and regional capacity building and awareness raising activities with key partners, including INTERPOL, IOC, FIFA, the International Cricket Council, and World Rugby. Mr. O’Laoire has nearly 20 years of experience in public service on issues linked to multilateral affairs, drug trafficking, disarmament, anti-corruption, and criminal justice. He holds graduate degrees from Trinity College Dublin and Sciences-Po Paris and has also studied at l’Ecole spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr and the George Washington University’s School of Business.
Saga Fredriksson is a currently active football player for Malmö FF as well as working as a pundit at Viaplay Group, Sweden. Mainly covering the Swedish female top division - Damallsvenskan, as well as, Women's Super League, Premier League and The Bundesliga. She also moderate sport events, targeting the football industry with the main focus being networking and the development of Women's football. Saga is a weekly member of the podcast “Femme Plus” covering women's football from both a broad perspective as well as analyzing specific teams and player performances. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University Of Central Florida playing for the UCF Knight between 2014-2017. She is a twofold Swedish Champion and under 19s European Championship winner 2012 and the AAC Defensive Player of the Year 2016. Saga played professionally in Swedish LdB FC Malmö, LB07 and Italian US Sassuolo Calcio in Serie A. Saga is passionate about developing the women's game from different perspectives. As a pundit and a podcaster she aims to promote and highlight strong performances first hand to increase the engagement around the game. As a player for Malmö FF, Saga aims to influence the day to day environment to achieve the highest professional standard and contribute to a learning environment for generations to come. Sagas main interest lies within player development through football analysis as well as broadcasting media, communications, journalism and writing copy.
Sarah Keane, CEO Swim Ireland & President Olympic Federation of Ireland
Chief Executive Officer of Swim Ireland
President of Olympic Federation of Ireland
Member of National Central Bank of Ireland Commission
Member of National Sports Policy of Ireland Leadership Group
Member of World Aquatics Bureau
Member of LEN Bureau
Member of the EU High level Working Group on Gender Equality
Positions Previously Held
Board member of the Federation of Irish Sport (umbrella body for sporting organisations in Ireland).
Member of the Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel;
Member of Sport Ireland’s ‘Women in Sport’ Steering Committee.
Sarah has international experience in Governance and Gender Equality Issues as well as extensive experience in Corporate Management, Governance and National & International Sports Policy. She is a qualified solicitor and worked at a leading Irish law firm prior to taking up her CEO position with Swim Ireland.
Sarah’s qualifications include: