Lobke Mentrop President

Lobke Mentrop is working in the sport sector since 2005. She is director of the WOS, the Dutch Employers Organisation in Sports. She is a negotiator for the collective agreement and a board member of "Samen Presteren", a labour market fund for the sportsector in the Netherlands. Previously she worked at NOC*NSF as a lawyer.

Gladys Bézier Vice-President

Gladys Bézier has been involved in the sport sector for 15 years. She is Treasurer of the CoSMoS Board, the French organisation of sports employers. She is also President of the French National Committee for employment and vocational training in sports. She was previously Director of the « Fédération Sportive et Culturelle de France ».

Petri Heikkinen Treasurer

Petri Heikkinen is a lawyer and works as a Senior Adviser (Legislation) in the Finnish Sports Confederation (Valo). He has worked for the sports movement since 2001, first in the Finnish Football Association and then in sport's central federations in Finland . He was during the first Councils Action plan for sport (2011-2014) member of the expert groups on Good Governance and Sustainable financing. He is member of the board of the Finnish Antidoping Agency and vice president of the Club licensing committee of the Finnish Football Association.

Annika EidfeltGeneral Secretary

Annika Eidfelt is a lawyer working as a negotiator and legal advisor at Arbetsgivaralliansen, the Employer Alliance. She is head of the sport sector at Arbetsgivaralliansen, representing approximately 1250 sports organizations, and the committees representing professional ice hockey and football in Sweden. She is a board member of TRS, a collective agreement foundation offers support to reorientation and development of individual and organization. Further is she also head of the experience and culture sector at Arbetsgivaralliansen.

Krisztina Bilickzy Board member

Krisztina has worked in the sport and physical activity sector in the UK for 16 years. She was a practicing fitness professional and tutor before taking up a role with SkillsActive. Her current role is as Development Manager looking after and working with sector stakeholders on qualifications development and national occupational standards development for the sector.

Christian Pierar Special advisor of the EASE Board

Christian Pierar has acted as a Board member of EASE between 2004 till 2016, was Chairman of the Board of the Belgian fitness Federation between 2002 and 2015. He served as Board Member and Vice Chairman on the IHRSA Board and was also involved in the founding of Europe Active (EHFA) where he served on the Board till 2008.