Having joined Nederlandse Loterij in 1983, Walter de Beauvesier Watson is currently the Chairman of the EL Sport Working Group. As the Chairman, Walter has represented EL in many sport -related panels and is also the EL representative in the EU Expert Group Economic Dimension of Sport. Furthermore he is the Chairman of the Working Committee of the Global Lotteries Monitoring System (GLMS). At national level,Walter has built up very positive relations between the Lottery and the national sport organisations, has led the Nederlandse Loterij’s fight against negative phenomena, like match-fixing and is a member of the National Platform Match-fixing. Walter holds a Master of Science degree in Business Administration (specialization in New Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship) at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He also holds a Bachelor degree in Management, Economics and Law (specialization in International Business and International Finance) from The Hague University. Furthermore he has been educated in Marketing and Marketing communications.