Juristin und ehemalige Leichtathletin
Sylvia Schenk, Consultant with Herbert Smith Freehills and arbitrator at the Court for Arbitration on Sport since 2006, is a former judge at the labour court (1979 – 1989) and City Counsellor for Legal Affairs and Sport in Frankfurt on Main (1989 – 2001), specialized in Compliance, Sports Law and Human Rights.
Sylvia participated in the Olympic Summer Games 1972 in Munich (800m Athletics).
She has been President of the German Cycling Federation, a member of the Management Committee of the International Cycling Union UCI (2000 – 2005) and Chair of Transparency International (TI) Germany.
On behalf of TI Germany Sylvia is advising national and international sport organizations on Good Governance and – as part of the Sport and Rights Alliance – Human Rights. She is a member of the Advisory Board for Integrity and Corporate Responsibility of Daimler AG, the INTERPOL Standing Committee on Ethical Matters, and FIFA’s Human Rights Advisory Board.