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iNADO Staff

The office of iNADO is composed by a young, qualified and multicultural staff. The communication language is English, but we are happy to assist our members in French, German, Spanish, Hungarian and Turkish. We are always excited to hear from our members and look forward to your requests as we are eager to support iNADOs Member organisations.

iNADO Office

At present, iNADO has five staff members working in its office in Bonn.

Jorge Leyva
(CEO)

Jorge Leyva has been the Chief Executive Officer of iNADO since December 2019. His role includes the representation of the interests and needs of the Governing Board and Members of iNADO in all day-to-day affairs as well as the execution of the strategic plan.

Jorge studied Economics and Business Administration in Heidelberg, Germany, and in his hometown Guadalajara, Mexico. He also holds a Master's Degree in Sport Management from the German Sport University in Cologne (DSHS) where he focused his research on sport development and sport policy. He has co-authored publications on governmental sport policies.

Prior to joining iNADO Jorge held positions in management areas such as supply chain, sales and finance of large- and medium-sized companies.

Kaitlyn Schäfer
(Program Manager)

Kaitlyn is the Program Manager at iNADO. She is responsible for developing and operating iNADO’s annual program, and she is involved in the review of the Strategic Plan (2023-2025) with the iNADO Board and the Members.

Kaitlyn has more than 6 years of experience in international education and awareness-raising program design, implementation, and management. Most notably is her contribution in co-creating and leading the International Paralympic Committee’s values-based Paralympic education programmes for schools and athletes globally.

Kaitlyn is driven by a passion for human rights, sport, and education.

Janka Deszatnik
(Member Services Coordinator)

Janka is the Member Services Coordinator of iNADO. Janka is responsible for all communication channels of iNADO, including newsletters and social media platforms, connecting its members but also other parties involved in the work of NADOs. Additionally, she is the contact person for events organised by iNADO.

Janka has worked for European sport organizations in event and social media management. Currently, she is pursuing her Master degree in International Sport Development and Politics at the German Sports University.

Her passion is fair play and providing equal opportunities in and through sports, that drove her to the anti-doping community. Besides her Hungarian mothertongue, Janka speaks English, German and a sufficient level of Spanish.

Ilayda Arslan (Administrative Assistant)

Ilayda is the Administrative Assistant of iNADO. She ensures the day-to-day operation of the office and the structured administration of different inquiries. In addition, she manages contacts and supports the execution of iNADO events.

Before studying at the University of Cologne, she pursued a degree in North American Studies in Turkey.

Prior, Ilayda worked in companies with different profiles, where she established the foundation of the office’s efficient and well-organized management. Ilayda speaks Turkish, English and German.

Felix Eich (Research Assistant)

Felix is a Research Assistant at iNADO. He is responsible for monitoring the latest novelties in the research field of anti-doping. Felix has worked in various settings of the sport world, such as public relations and fitness coaching. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Science from the Goethe University in Frankfurt.

As a sport enthusiast, he has volunteered in organisations such as Kicker Sports Magazine and Deutsche Welle. Felix speaks German, English, Spanish and a little French.

 

His motivation to work at iNADO drives from his love for the phenomenon of sports, a cultural good whose integrity and ethics of fair-play should be preserved in his opinion.

Felix will contribute to iNADO with his critical mindset not only on anti-doping matters but on sport policies and politics.