Whitney Bragagnolo
Secretary (IAB), Sport Integrity Consultant/PhD Researcher

Whitney Bragagnolo is a safeguarding, governance & anti-corruption consultant and PhD candidate with 9+ years of international experience in the public and private sector in risk mitigation, sport governance, intelligence, law enforcement & sport integrity.

Ms. Bragagnolo was responsible for the first empirical and global study of sextortion in sport, where data from 49 countries across the world supported the first investigation into the corruption phenomenon via the experiences of grassroots to elite athletes, and sport career professionals.  Aiming to support improved legislation and policy, her research provides evidence and explanations for sport federations, sport governing bodies, sport authorities and other key stakeholders on how leadership can embed preventive anti-corruption and safeguarding initiatives into short and long-term planning. Bragagnolo is the current President of the MAiSI Alumni, founder of the world’s largest sports ethics social education platform, organised with Ethicists, Olympians and Phd Researchers called “The Sports Ethics Examiner, and received her Masters in Sports Ethics and Integrity (MAiSI) in 2019.


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Swansea University
Charles University
KU Levuven
Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz
University of Peloponneses


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Sponsor: Erasmus Mundus
Sponsor: Olympic Solidarity