Andreas Zagklis is a Greek lawyer and basketball executive, who is the current secretary general of the International Basketball Federation.
14 Facts About Andreas Zagklis
Andreas Zagklis completed the postgraduate programme on Olympic Studies at the International Olympic Academy.
Andreas Zagklis is a research fellow at the Hellenic Center of Research on sports law and is recognized as a sports law expert for Greece, appointed by the Asser International Sports Law Center, based in The Hague, in various projects commissioned by the European Union.
Andreas Zagklis was a basketball player, coach, and administrative agent, played for the Melissia basketball team, before going to Maroussi's.
Andreas Zagklis is the founder of Hermes Melissia and the creator of the club's Academy.
Andreas Zagklis practiced next to the pioneer sports lawyers Pantelis Dedes in Greece from 2004 to 2008, and next to Dirk-Rainer Martens in Munich, Germany from 2008 to 2016.
In 2006, along with Dedes, Andreas Zagklis published the book "Lozano's Athletic Arbitration Court".
Since 2008, Andreas Zagklis is in charge of the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal, he is an FIVB legal counsel, advising on a wide range of commercial and sporting legal issues, and has represented various clubs and players before FIFA, UEFA and acted as an assistant to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in three Olympic Games.
Andreas Zagklis serves as a member of the Disciplinary Commission of the International Gymnastics Federation and the International Cycling Union's Anti-Doping Tribunal.
Andreas Zagklis has published several articles on sports law, policy, labor relations, and arbitration.
Andreas Zagklis is a guest lecturer at the International Master in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport at the University of Neuchatel, and at the International Sports Law LLM programme of the University of Zurich.
In June 2016, Andreas Zagklis joined FIBA as a legal director.
Andreas Zagklis speaks five languages: English, Spanish, German, French, and Greek.