Strategic Committees

The Strategic Committees are advisory bodies aimed to enhance the Association’s decision-making process and reinforce the participation of all European Leagues Member Leagues in the following strategic areas:

Strategic Committee on League Football Matters:

Chairman: Jacco SWART – Dutch Eredivise

Objective: To monitor, identify and analyse football related issues within the key areas below:

  • Competition Matters
  • Players & Transfer Matters
  • Youth Matters


Strategic Committee on League Business, Regulatory and EU Matters:

Chairman: Claudius SCHÄFER – Swiss Football League

Objective: To monitor, research and discuss key issues falling under the below topics:

  • Business Matters
  • Regulatory Matters
  • EU Matters


Strategic Committees Meeting


We believe that all our clubs must be able to compete at the highest levels both domestically and internationally, and we have the responsibility to keep their dream and ambition alive. For this reason, the European Leagues is working to protect and enhance the competitive balance as well as to ensure that the basic sporting principles of our beautiful game are always preserved.

Lars-Christer Olsson
European Leagues President