Co-Fouder & Director at Yunus Sports Hub.

Yoan Noguier is the Co-founder and Director of the Yunus Sports Hub, an organization he co-founded with Peace Nobel Laureate Prof Yunus and his “consulting arm”, The Grameen Creative Lab.

The Yunus Sports Hub aims to solve human problems by using the power of sport through ambitious social business programs such as:

  • Athlete 365 Business Accelerator, in collaboration with the IOC, which aims at empowering Olympians globally to become entrepreneurs and solve their financial struggle
  • Impact 2024, in collaboration with Paris 2024, Solideo and Les Canaux, which aims at helping to organize the most inclusive Games in Paris by optimizing the access of social businesses to the economic opportunities linked with the Olympics

Yoan also advocates and supports the social business movement as the Director of the Centre Yunus Paris and as a Senior Consultant for The Grameen Creative Lab, the consulting arm of the Yunus ecosystem.

Formerly in charge of Procurement for the organization of the Rio 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Games, he led the team in charge of tendering over 200 contracts for the Games organization. Before that, Yoan held managerial positions in Operations and Procurement in Europe and South America in the consumer goods industry.

Yoan was born in 1986, grew up in the south of France, holds a MSc in Management in a top french business school, speaks fluently 4 languages and played rugby at competitive level.