Team

The World Sport Volunteers Movement SCULT is a network-based organisation uniting individuals and organisations passionate about healthy lifestyle, sport and/or working in the physical activity sector. SCULT is connecting bright-eyed volunteers at all ages, sport event organisers and sport clubs locally and internationally.

SCULT is daily run by its Secretariat located at Tallinn University, Estonia. The Secretariat has a Core Team responsible for day-to-day activities and an International Advisory Board supporting the movement strategically.

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Ott Pärna

Founder & CEO

Ott is an entrepreneur, evolutionary economist and a sport activist. He is the founder of think-tank ESTCORP.eu, the former CEO of the Estonian Development Fund and has lead the founding teams at SmartCap Venture Capital, FinanceEstonia Foundation, Estonian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association and Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol. Ott has lived and studied in the UK, Singapore, Denmark, Finland and Estonia. He is alpine skier and amateur triathlet.

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Evelin Tabur

Secretary General, SCULT World

Evelin has deep B2C working experiences across Scandinavia in both printing services as well as hospitality and wellness services. Evelin has studied Recreation and Sports Management in Germany and Estonia. She is former professional Nordic Skier and has long sport volunteering experiences, for example being an attaché for the Finnish, German, Norwegian, Austrian and Czech teams at FIS World Cup Cross Country World Cups.

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Lii Vilms

Country Manager, SCULT Estonia

Lii has background from the travel industry, catering industry and medical conferences business. She has worked for companies such as Palace Hotel, Tallink (the leading high-quality mini-cruise and passenger transport company in the northern Baltic Sea region), tourism firms Kaleva Travel and Wris, and Medical Media Company Celsius Healthcare. Lii is an active windsurfer and has volunteered in several sport events. Lii is a passionate windsurfer and sport fan since childhood. Bad weather isn't a valid excuse to enjoy life!

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Karl Harold Dembovski

Head of Communications

The youngest and newest member of our team studies PR & Communication in Tallinn University. Harold believes that great communication skills combined with a positive, pragmatic mindset are the key elements to any successful partnership. And that successful, spirited partnerships can achieve almost anything. His usual way of starting off a day is going for a jog. Harold loves to play basketball and tennis, but is always excited to try out new stuff. On the weekends, you can catch him playing his favourite records at different parties around town.

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Merle Antson

Team SCULT volunteer

Merle has long working experiences as personal trainer at OmaKlubi and she used to be the General Manager of the Männiku Wakepark – one of the most famous extreme sport parks in Estonia, doing cooperation with GoPro, RedBull and other global brands.

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Pille Juus

Team SCULT volunteer

Pille is a PE Teacher who dreams of mastering slacklining one day! 😯 She isn’t just a teacher who gives classes. Pille is a big fan of sports and has been a ‘serial’ sport volunteer for many years. She comes, often with her pupils, to volunteer in all kinds of sport events – be it a city marathon, a youth run, a gymnastics festival or an international athletics competition. Pille is also active in the national PE teachers' association and a strong advocate of modernising the PE programmes, both locally and internationally. She is a true rolemodel for the whole community, especially the kids.