Bodies

AISTS, as a foundation is governed by two committees to which it reports to and by which it is controlled. The committees ensure AISTS’ activity is in line with its mission and representative of the founding members’ visions. The committees are the AISTS Foundation Council and the AISTS Executive Committee. In addition, AISTS relies on the Scientific Committees for its education programmes and on an Advisory Group of Experts for its strategic projects development.

AISTS Foundation Council

Role and competencies:

The Foundation Council is the supreme organ in the AISTS governance. Its role is to take decisions related to the promotion and implementation of AISTS’ missions and to oversee its financial and administrative management.

Among its competencies, the Foundation Council can set up internal rules which define and manage the foundations’ activities and management, decide over the attribution of the directorship or represent the foundation to third parties.

The AISTS Foundation Council is made of 17 members. These are mandated by each of the founding members to represent them. The Foundation Council elects a President and meets at least once a year. 

President of the Foundation Council:

Prof. François Bussy, Vice Rector of Research and International Relations, University of Lausanne

Vice President of the Foundation Council:

Prof. Jacques de Werra, Vice Rector, University of Geneva

Members:

  • Margareta Baddeley, Honorary Professor, University of Geneva
  • Ines Blal, Executive Dean, EHL
  • Nicolas Imhof, Head of Sport (SEPS), Canton of Vaud
  • Etienne Marclay, Vice President for Resources and Operations, EPFL
  • Fabien Ohl, Director of the Institute of Sports Sciences (ISSUL), University of Lausanne
  • Daniel Oyon, Professor, University of Lausanne
  • Edgard Philippin, Lawyer, Kellerhals Carrard, Professor, University of Lausanne
  • Nuria Puig, Manager of External Relations and Academic Programmes, The Olympic Studies Centre, Musee Olympic, IOC
  • Marie Sallois-Dembreville, Director of Corporate Development, Brand and Sustainability, IOC
  • Martial Saugy, Director of the Center of Research and Expertise in anti-Doping sciences, University of Lausanne
  • Claude Stricker, Executive Director, AISTS
  • Oscar Tosato, Municipality of Lausanne
  • Dominque Turpin, Professor, Dean of External Relations, IMD
  • Pierre Vandergheynst, Vice President, EPFL
  • Jean-Luc Veuthey, Professor, University of Geneva
  • Rémi Walbaum, Chief Innovation and Valorisation Officer, Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne

AISTS Executive Board

Role and competencies:

The AISTS Executive Committee fulfils tasks and responsibilities that are attributed to it by for instance the Foundation Council. It takes decisions on AISTS strategic future and oversees its activities.  

The AISTS Executive Board is made of 5 members who are also members of the AISTS Foundation Council. The Executive Board is led by the President of the Foundation Council. 

President of the Foundation Council:

  • Prof. François Bussy AISTS President & Vice Rector of Research and International Relations, University of Lausanne

Vice President of the Foundation Council:

  • Prof. Jacques de Werra, Vice Rector, University of Geneva

Members of the Executive BOARD:

  • Ines Blal, Executive Dean, EHL
  • Etienne Marclay, Vice President for Resources and Operations, EPFL
  • Nuria Puig, Manager of External Relations and Academic Programmes, The Olympic Studies Centre, Musee Olympic, IOC
  • Claude Stricker, Executive Director, AISTS

AISTS Executive Director

Dr Claude Stricker is the chief executive officer of the Foundation and is a member of the Executive Committee and member of the Foundation Council.

AISTS MAS in SPORT ADMINISTRATION SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The MAS in Sport Administration Scientific Committee is made up of sports specialists and highly recognized professors from the AISTS' University partners. They are responsible for the scientific content of the MAS in Sport Administration.

Chairman of the MAS in Sport Administration Scientific Committee:

  • Daniel Oyon, HEC Business School, University of Lausanne 

Members of the MAS in Sport Administration Scientific Committee:

  • David Atienza Alonso, Professor, EPFL
  • Margareta Baddeley, Honorary Professor, University of Geneva
  • Emmanuel Bayle, Social Sciences & Politics Faculty, University of Lausanne 
  • Pierre-Etienne Bourban, Laboratory of Composite and Polymer Technology, EPFL
  • Giovanni-Battista Derchi, Professor, EHL
  • Boris Gojanovic, University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV)
  • Juan Carlos Landrove, Law School, University of Geneva
  • Claude Stricker, Executive Director, AISTS

AISTS Founders