Detlef Dumon

As Executive Director since 2007, Detlef Dumon fills a strategic key position within the global network of the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education. He facilitates contact between academic experts and their findings in various sport science disciplines and areas such as physical activity, sport and development, and physical education, with policy makers in governments, public administration and organised sports. Long standing collaborations and partnerships have led to trustful relations with leading ministerial officials in several countries and expert organisations within the UN system. In close cooperation with respective stakeholders, Detlef Dumon has been engaged with several global and national policy development, moderation and rapprochement initiatives between ministries, as well as between governmental and non-governmental organisations.


Detlef Dumon holds a Master degree in linguistics and journalism, has worked for several communications agencies and has extensive knowledge and experience in working in intercultural settings and across professional disciplines and organisational structures.