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SIGA announces 20 more speakers for Sport Integrity Week 2022

AS director Vicente Jiménez is among the latest participants announced by the Sport Integrity Global Alliance for its annual event.

AS director Vicente Jiménez is among the latest participants announced by the Sport Integrity Global Alliance for its annual event.

The Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) has confirmed a further 20 speakers who will be taking part in SIGA Sport Integrity Week 2022.

Now in its third year, Sport Integrity Week will be held in a hybrid format - both in-person and virtually - between 12 and 16 September. The in-person element of the event will be hosted by the Municipality of Cascais in the Portuguese Riviera, at the state-of-the-art Nova School of Business & Economics.

Vicente Jiménez, the director of Diario AS, is among the participants announced on Thursday. They also include Javier Tebas, the president of LaLiga, and Maria-Francesca Spatolisano, the United Nations’ assistant secretary-general.

The latest additions to Sport Integrity Week 2022: the list in full

  • António José Silva, President, LEN Aquatics | President, Portuguese Swimming Federation | Vice-President, FINA
  • Carlos Móia, Executive President, Benfica Foundation
  • Daniela Castro, Executive Director, Pacto pelo Esporte
  • David Butler, General Manager, European Rugby League
  • Doug Burns, Vice President, Legal Affairs, Major League Soccer
  • Hannah Brown, Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer & Chief of Staff, CEO, Formula E
  • Hugo Passarelli Scott, Vice President, Pacto pelo Esporte
  • Ian Smith, Commissioner, eSports Integrity Coalition (ESIC)
  • Javier Tebas, President LaLiga | Member, Board of Directors, European Leagues | Member, Executive Committee, UEFA
  • João Paulo Almeida, Director General, Portuguese Olympic Committee | Member, Council, SIGA | Member, Board of Directors, SIGA EUROPE
  • João Paulo Correia, Secretary of State, Youth and Sports, Portugal Government
  • João Paulo Diniz, President, Pacto pelo Esporte | Founder & President, Componente Holding
  • Jorge Miranda, Coordinator Director, Benfica Foundation
  • Joseph Solosky, Managing Director, NASCAR
  • Keith Jones, Founder & President, DaSoul Touchin’ | 2-time Emmy Award Winner
  • Maria-Francesca Spatolisano, Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations
  • Mary Davis, Capstone Professor, Jackson School of Global Affairs at Yale University
  • Paul Elliott MBE CBE, Chairman, Inclusion Advisory Board, The Football Association
  • Stephen Martino, Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer, MGM Resorts International
  • Vicente Jiménez, Director, Diario AS

They join previously confirmed speakers such as Andrea Traverso, UEFA’s director for financial sustainability and research; Claus Thomsen, chairman of the European Leagues; Emin Bozkurt, the chair of the EU High-Level Group on Gender Equality in Sport; and Microsoft vice-president and CMO Sandra Lopez.

Take a look at the full list of Sport Integrity Week speakers


The motto of Sport Integrity Week 2022 will be “THE INTEGRITY (R)EVOLUTION: Supercharging Positive Change In and Through Sport”.

“This unique global thought leadership event takes place at a watershed time in history,” SIGA said. “Its mission is to unite the global sporting industry, share best practice and find solutions to current and future challenges to enhance sports’ governance, protect Sport’s integrity and ensure sport’s long-term, sustainable development.”