João Batista Brito Pereira
Superior Court of Labour, President
President of the Superior Courts of Labour of Brazil and President of the Superior Council of Labour Justice
Alexandre Manoel Angelo da Silva
Ministry of Economy, Secretary for the Evaluation, Planning, Energy and Lottery
Mr. Angelo da Silva is a career
researcher of the Institute of Applied Economic Research
(IPEA), having previously served in several lead positions
in the public service, including:
- Secretary of Fiscal Monitoring, Energy, and Lottery
(SEFEL, 2018); SEFEL’s Deputy Secretary for Fiscal
Governance and Lottery Regulation (SEFEL, 2016-2018);
General Coordinator of Fiscal Policy of the Secretariat of
Economic Policy of the Ministry of Finance (SPE, 2003-
2004; 2007-2008) and
- Secretary of Strategic Projects in the government of
Maceió (2013-2016).Academic Background: Mr. Angelo da Silva received
a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Federal
University of Alagoas in 1998, a master’s degree from
the Graduate School of Economics of the Getulio Vargas
Foundation in 2001, and a PhD in Economics from the
University of Brasília in 2009. He also studied the
regulation of games and lotteries in the University of
Dominic Le Moignan
GovRisk, Director of Government Projects
As a Director with the International Governance and Risk Institute (GovRisk), Dominic Le Moignan specialises in the creation and production of strategic projects, consultancy and international forums in the field of Anti-Corruption, Financial Crime Prevention and Justice Reform.
Genius Sports, CEO
Mark Locke is the Co-founder & CEO of Genius Sports. He has over 18 years’ experience in the sports and media industry, bringing a wealth of knowledge in sports data technology, distribution, commercialization and integrity.
Tatiana Mesquita Nunes
Special Secretariat of Sports, President for the Brazilian Unique Antidoping Court and State Attorney
Ms. Tatiana Mesquita Nunes is a state attorney for Brazil at the Extrajudicial Issues Department in the Office of the Attorney General of the Union and the President for the Brazilian Antidoping Unique Court. She has developed actions on anticorruption, especially in the negotiation of leniency agreements and on prevention measures inside government. She is the Brazilian representative on IPACS – International Partnership against corruption in sports and academically studies governance of sports organizations in her master’s degree. She worked on the judicial consultant team for the Olympic Games in Brazil and was elected the first female President for the Brazilian Antidoping Unique Court.
Bichara & Motta Advogados, Founding Partner
Marcos Motta has been active in the sports market since 1997, when he started as Director and International Representative for C.R. Flamengo. Since then, he has acted as legal adviser in hundreds of cases and arbitrations before national and international courts. Marcos Motta provided legal advice on some of the largest commercial deals in the global sports market, as well as participating in the Brazilian Government working group to review the “Pelé Law” in 2008 of the FIFA Working Group to regulate the ” TPO “. He was a member of the Legal Committee of the Brazilian Federal Senate in charge to prepare the draft of the General Law of the Brazilian Sport.
Marcus Vinicius Freire
Olympic Medalist and Former Executive Director of the Brazilian Olympic Committee
Olympic Medalist Volleyball Los Angeles 1984
Professional Volleyball Player (Brazil and Italy) 15 years
Executive Partner of Play9 and INStudios
Former CEO at Brazil Olympic Committee (COB) from 2009 to 2016
Worked at 13 Olympic Games
Chef Mission of Brazil at 5 Olympic Games.
Former CEO of the Fluminense Football Club.
Commentator and Columnist of TV Globo and SporTV for Volleyball (1995 to 2008)
Executive at Financial and Insurance Market (1990 to 2006)
Bichara Abidão Neto
Bichara & Motta Advogados, Founding Partner
Bichara Neto has vast experience as counsel in arbitration procedures before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), where he frequently deals with ethics and discipline, doping, and international transfers of players.
Bichara stands out as the chairman of Brazil’s Superior Court of Sports Justice for Equestrian (STJD) and for his prominent work before the CAS ad hoc and anti-doping divisions during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Further to directly acting as counsel for several athletes, Bichara was invited by the Rio de Janeiro Bar Association (OAB/RJ) to coordinate the training of the pro bono arbitration counsel programme for the 2016 Olympic Games.
At an academic level, he is frequently a visiting lecturer to postgraduate and MBA courses in labour law, sports management and sports law in Brazil and abroad; and is the author of several publications in sports and labour law.
Public Prosecutors Office of Sao Paulo
Globo Esporte, Reporter
Martín Fernandez is a reporter for GloboEsporte.com, a commentator for Sportv and a columnist for O GLOBO newspaper. He worked in the newspapers O Estado de S. Paulo and Folha de S.Paulo in Brazil and also for MARCA in Spain. He has been to dozens of countries making news coverage, including the last three World Cups and the "Fifagate" trial in the United States.
Global Lottery Monitoring Systems, President
Since June 2015 he is a Member of the Global Lottery Monitoring System Executive Committee and since June 2017 elected President and re-appointed again in May 2019 for the term 2019-2021. Since May 2019 he is also a Member of the World Lottery Association (WLA) Sports Integrity Committee. Since May 2015 he is a Member of the American Gaming Association Sport Betting Task Force. From 2006 to 2016, Ludovico was Head of Betting and since 2009 on the Board of Directors of Lottomatica Betting Ltd, acting as CEO from 2009 to 2016 and as Board Director from 2016 until today. From May 2013 Ludovico was Vice President, Product Marketing Betting at GTECH Plc and from April 2015 until August 2017, held the position of Senior Vice President Global Product Marketing Betting at IGT. Earlier in his career, he worked for Sisal SpA (Italy) and William HILL Plc (UK).
Since September 2017 Ludovico has funded his own Strategic Betting Consultancy Practice providing strategic, regulatory and operational consultancy services to private and public stakeholders including lotteries, private licensed operators, governments, ministries of finance, regulators, sport federations and law enforcement agencies.
Gambling Compliance, Legal & Research Director
Kristal is the Legal and Research Director, Americas, at GamblingCompliance. A lawyer by training, Kristal heads the legal research on U.S. sports betting, including their U.S. Sports Betting Tracker product. She also monitors legal and regulatory developments on issues affecting the gaming industry across the U.S., Latin America, Spain and the Caribbean.
Frederico Skora Lieberenz
Federal Police Brazil
Graduated in Law from Rio de Janeiro State University (2005). He has been a Federal Police Delegate since 2007. He has served as Head of the Operations Center of the Federal Police Superintendence of the Federal Police Superintendence Office of Rio de Janeiro and Deputy Head of the Police Superintendence of the Federal Police Superintendence and Corruption Office Federal in Rio de Janeiro. He is currently Substitute General Coordinator of Corruption and Money Laundering of the Federal Police. Has experience in the areas of Law, with emphasis on Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure, and Public Security, with emphasis on financial crimes, crimes against public administration, criminal organizations and money laundering.
Kroll, Associate Managing Director
Ian Cook is an Associate Managing Director in Kroll’s Business Intelligence and Investigations practice, based in the São Paulo office.
Ian has led numerous investigations into fraud, corruption and employee misconduct, including complex and multijurisdictional cases. Ian has also led compliance projects for his clients, including risk assessments, due diligences and implementation of policies and programs.
Ian also heads Kroll's Sports practice in Brazil, where his team has been involved in high profile projects including investigations into match-fixing, as well reputational and commercial due diligence work on behalf of clubs, federations, sponsors and investors. The team also frequently works in partnership with Sports law firms in litigation support.
Genius Sports, Director of Commercial Partnerships
Since joining in 2014 after a career as an elite rower on the Great British programme, Sean Conroy has been pivotal in Genius Sports’ growth into one of the largest sports technology companies in the world.
Sean has a wealth of experience and expertise across the rapidly expanding areas of sports data, technology and integrity. He has secured landmark partnerships with some of the largest organisations in world sport including the PGA TOUR, NCAA, Serie B and more.
Under Sean’s leadership, Genius Sports has developed a unique digital maturity and integrity framework for sports leagues and federations, helping to drive their digital transformation and safeguard their competitions from match-fixing and betting-related corruption.
Luiz Felipe Maia
FYMSA Advogados, Partner
Over 15 years of professional experience involving business structuring in Brazil, negotiating complex deals mergers and acquisitions. Focus on contracts, techonology, internet and gaming regulations and tax planning. Advisor to national and foreign companies and individuals. Invited speaker at IE - Instituto de Empresa Business School in Madrid, Spain and at other national and international events. Awarded by LiveWire with the Excellence in Gaming Awards 2016.
IGT, Country Manager and Business Development