President of the International School Sport Federation (ISF) since June 2014
Member of the IOC Olympic Education Commission since 2017
Ministerial Advisor for Education in France since …?
Elected to the French National Olympic and Sports Committee from 2013 to 2018
National Director of the Union Nationale du Sport Scolaire in France from 2010 to 2018
The President’s Vision for School Sport
It is my goal to develop relations with cities, governments, and key sport stakeholders who wish to develop their involvement in school sport through hosting ISF activities and events, promoting all aspects of school sport in regard to its role in the development of youth into future citizens.
My objective is to increase development and partnerships across all aspects of school sport. Expanding our presence in the field of Esports and other virtual events is important towards providing youth with as many opportunities as possible.
As with all ISF activities and ISF events, providing more opportunities for youth is one of our priorities. This is certainly the case for youth who may have fewer opportunities to participate in school sport. Through the creation of ISF events such as the Inclusive Games and She Runs – Active Girls’ Lead, we aim to provide opportunities for all youth to experience and benefit from school sport.
My wish is to provide opportunities of empowerment for youth, helping them develop and learn skills whilst participating in ISF activities and events and engaging in educational values such as of clean sport, fair play, and volunteering.
I am delighted to see how the ISF family has expanded so much over recent years and look to continue this as we seek to cooperate with key national school sport structures all around the world over each of the five continents. With this expansion I want to be able to work with school networks and entities, inviting them to participate in our events providing even more youth with opportunities to experience school sport at the international level.
With this rapid growth we have seen in the ISF, it is important that we continue to strong work that has been done to shape our governance and structure. With now nine different committees at the heart of the ISF, it is with the help and support of our members that we will continue to develop and manage the smooth running of our federation.