About us

Introduction of CSCF:

What is CSCF

The CSCF Sport Integrity Group is made up of CSCF Foundation for Sport Integrity and the CSCF & Partners Consulting firm, both of which have the ultimate goal of protecting the integrity of sport, which is the source of sport’s value and gives it credibility. 

We help the different actors of the sports ecosystem to be better equipped to face challenges stemming from integrity breaches, as well as to use sport to create opportunities for effective and innovative programs and partnerships in the field our expertise, including but not limited to:

Actors of the sports ecosystem with which we work:

  • Society, sports practitioners, professional athletes, and sport officials (fans, coaches, referees, etc.)
  • Sport governing bodies: International and national federations, major event owners
  • Government organizations: Intergovernmental, national, and local
  • Businesses organizations: Sponsors, agencies, broadcasters
  • Integrity and dispute bodies: WADA, Integrity/Ethics Units
  • Education bodies: University and research bodies

Integrity breaches we deal with

  • Sport manipulation (match-fixing)
  • Corruption
  • Doping
  • Different kinds of violence: Discrimination, hooliganism, racism, or sexual abuses, etc.
  • Human rights violations
  • Lack of governance
  • Omerta and fear of reporting wrongdoing

Our goal is achieved through the specialized team and network of highly qualified experts and leading sport organizations, athletes, and private and public organizations of the domain at the operational and strategic levels, dealing with any issue of sport integrity across our spectrum of services in this field on:

  • Research, education, and awareness
  • Corruption and crime prevention
  • Policy making, governance, regulations, and structures
  • Risk assessment and crisis management
  • Performance betting and monitoring analysis data
  • Operational assistance to run ethics and integrity projects
  • Safety and security
  • Investigations, and intelligence gathering
CSCF's

Vision and Mission

Mision

To be recognized as first-class allies in the sporting ecosystem. To help create a safer and cleaner environment for sport from all forms of integrity and security breaches to preserve the value and uniqueness of sport. To be a vehicle serving society with opportunities to educate on the values of sport, which are hardly found in other activities. 

Vision

We are committed to the integrity and values that sport has, which are hardly found in other activities of society and, therefore, must be preserved, monitored, and protected. That is why all our efforts endeavour to help the actors of the sports ecosystem with tailored tools to be better equipped to face the challenges derived from integrity violations, as well as to use the values of sport to reach vulnerable populations with initiatives that can give them better opportunities in life.

Location

The CSCF Sport Integrity Group has offices in the Netherlands, France and Hungary and operates internationally. 

CSCF Sport Integrity Group

Meet the team

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Norbert Rubicsek JD.

Director

The director of the Sport Integrity Group is a lawyer and former police officer (lieutenant colonel of the Hungarian Police) specializing in sport related criminal and integrity issues. As a police officer, he was dealing with organized crime related investigations at national and international level. His last law enforcement assignment was at the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation (Europol),As an intelligence officer and project manager, he was responsible for managing, supporting, advising and coordinating investigations and other measures of law enforcement agencies of the European Union, Australia, Moldova, Switzerland and Singapore on sports corruption, match fixing and manipulation, betting and money laundering in sport. He was also tasked to draft and represent the EU law enforcement strategy on fighting sports corruption and manipulation, betting and money laundering in sport.  

As an expert, he provides advice, education programs and investigation services on sport integrity issues, especially on manipulation and corruption in sport.  

Beside other fascinating projects, he was an expert of the Council of Europe Group of Copenhagen Working Group on sport manipulation/match fixing typology, which is the leading typology of the topic at the whole world.  

He also works on publications to keep up with current trends in sports corruption. 

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Carlos is a sports management professional with more than 5 years of experience. Graduated from the business but venturing into sports, he specialized in sports management as well as governance, ethics, and integrity in sports. At CSCF, Carlos helps coordinate the group’s strategy and operations, acting as a liaison with the partners, as well as managing the implementation of the intellectual outputs of the projects and coordinating the professional work of the experts in this regard.

Carlos Gutiérrez
Operations Manager
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Isa is a communications and digital marketing specialist, she graduated from Social Communication and Journalism in Colombia and she had a master in Digital Marketing and Business Communications in Spain. During her 9 years of experience handiling communications, digital marketing and PR in different companies she has been growing and learning about digital media, marketing and the best way to communicate with different stakeholders in and out of the organization. Totally loves spend time with coworkers, learning new things and reaching new goals.  

She is passionate about sports, loves and plays football and trully belives in the integrity of the sports, saying that she loves being part of an organization that looks forward to make this happen and stands against manipulation in sport.  

She works with passion, entusiasm, and always giving 100% in everything. 

Isa is part of the CSCF team! 

Laura Isabel Velasquez
Communications and Social Media Manager
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Laura has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the United States and has several years’ experience working in administration. Over the last 15 years, Laura has worked in Europe with several multinational companies and enjoys collaborating with people from all over the world.

Laura loves sports and helping to keep integrity in sports.

Laura Gardeva
Management Assistant
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Dávid is a lawyer from Hungary – having graduated in the summer of 2021 with a master’s degree with a specialization in criminal law, he aims to help CSCF’s work with his fresh, up-to-date expertise. Being a supporter of international legal cooperation, and having done research in anti-corruption and human rights during his university years, Dávid is provided an environment and goals that he truly believes in by CSCF. 

Dávid played handball in his teenage years and is still a passionate fan of it, and similarly of football and some e-sports – thanks to this, he knows well how important it is to keep all games clean. 

Dávid Urbán
Lawyer
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