Peace Nobel Laureate 2006 & Chairman – Yunus Sports Hub

Professor Muhammad Yunus

Recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, Professor Muhammad Yunus is the founder of the first institution who offered microcredits, and the father of the social business movement – two concepts that have now been replicated in most of the countries around the world. Over the last 40 years, Muhammad Yunus has created a large network of experts, now present in over 150 countries, helping to solve social issues and improving the lives of millions of people through social business in all the major industries.

In 2018, he created the Yunus Sports Hub to put this network at the service of the sports sector and help governance bodies, right holders, event organizers, federations, clubs and other sports-related organizations create meaningful changes in people’s lives. For his diligent and extensive work in the sport for development field he received the Olympic Laurel at the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.