Senior Adviser, Associations Strategy
Philip Springuel is an experienced manager of business and non-profit organisations who recently served as the Executive Director of the World Lottery Association (WLA) in Basel, Switzerland. Philip provides executive leadership, governance, advocacy and fundraising expertise. He may offer strategy briefings, coaching and interim project management. He also serves as an efficient debate moderator or workshop and brainstorming facilitator, in either private or open settings, helping teams and organizations focus on essential goals and strategies to reach them.
Before leading the WLA, Philip was the Head of Corporate Affairs at EUFIC, a European food and beverage industry association in Brussels, for six years. For two years prior, he was the global Project Director of World Kidney Day, for which he raised funds and established partnerships in 90 countries. Over the last 12 years specific to leadership of non-profit interest groups or trade associations, Philip has been responsible for strategic vision, program and project management, stakeholder management and advocacy, corporate and government relations, crisis communications, administration, budget management, human resources, membership development and fundraising.
Philip is current Honorary President and past President of the European Society of Association Executives (AssociationExecutives.EU), is the former Head of Crisis Communications at the European Association of Communication Directors (EACD), and today is a member of the global Project Management Institute (PMI) and its Swiss Chapter.
Languages: Bilingual French and English, intermediate Spanish, basic Dutch, learning German and Arabic.
Sector expertise: Gaming for public good, food & nutrition, pharma, technology, consumer electronics, humanitarian and legal aid, economic empowerment, youth, sports and well-being.