André works as Agency Manager for Active Lives at the City of Fredrikstad, Norway. His department is responsible for: overall strategic planning and development, and building of facilities, which gives their citizens possibilities to engage in organized and self-organized sports, outdoor activities, daily physical activity and urban active possibilities. They manage public fundings, and initiates programmes in accordance to overall strategic goals. The city of Fredrikstad is applying for the Global Active City label in 2020, and he is engaged in the citizens opportunities to be active as a health preventive tool in public sector. André has former worked as university and high school lecturer in sports and physical education. André was elected president by the executive board of IAKS Nordic in April 2021.
Ola Matsson is a development consultant at the Danish Foundation for Culture & Sports Facilities. Orginially from Norway but has lived in Denmark for 25 years. Ola is experienced and highly skilled in developing and consulting on construction of modern facilities for sports and leisure activities.
Lisa is an experienced chief executive officer with 10 years of working in the sports industry. She is today manager of Tverga, a resource center helping municipalities and local initiatives in developing sport and leisure facilities for self organized sports.
Emil Marefat is a project developer at Hemsö, a real estate company managing and developing properties for public use. Hemsö is a private property company owned by the Third Swedish Pension Fund. Emil has worked within the real estate sector for the last 6 years and has in the most recent years focused on developments and investments in the sport segment.