Meet our Safe Sport Allies project team

Dr. Tine Vertommen

Coordinator Safe Sport Allies (Erasmus+) Researcher at Thomas More University (BE)

Dr. Karolien Adriaens 

Researcher at Thomas More University (BE)

Helena Verhelle

Researcher at Thomas More University (BE)

Dr. Gjalt-Jorn Peters

Assistant Professor at the Open University of the Netherlands (NL)

Renald Majoor

Founder of ‘De stilte Verbroken’

Jose Ignacio Alonso Romero

Safeguarding Officer at Athletic Club Foundation (ES)


Kirsi Hämäläinen

Lecturer at Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences (FIN)


Wheeler Stephanie

Sport Officer at Cyprus Sport Organisation (CY) President’s Office, Media, Events and Communication responsible officer, Gender Equality committee coordinator, athlete-welfare officer (CY)

Dr Agnes Elling

Senior Researcher at Mulier Institute (NL)

Dr. Johan Steenbergen

Researcher at Mulier Institute (NL)

Huib van Vugt

Junior Researcher at Mulier Institute (NL)


An De Kock

Policy Advisor at Center Ethics in Sport (BE) 


Cristina Vladescu 

Project manager at Terre des Hommes (RO)