President, Union of European Leagues of Basketball
Tomas Van Den Spiegel (1978) currently serves as the president of ULEB, the association of European
Van Den Spiegel, an 18 season former professional basketball player and two time Euroleague winner,
was elected to the position of ULEB president in October 2016. Representing the major professional
basketball leagues in Europe, ULEB sees it at its mission to develop and promote national leagues
basketball and to represent and defend the rights of its members within the international landscape of
governing bodies, federations and continental club competitions.
As a professional basketball player Van Den Spiegel played for Okapi Aalst, BC Oostende, Fortitudo
Bologna, Virtus Roma, CSKA Moscow, Prokom Trefl Sopot, Azovmash Mariupol, Real Madrid and
Olimpia Milano. He retired as an active player in 2013.
Besides the presidency of ULEB, Van Den Spiegel today is the CEO of Flanders Classics, one of the
major professional cycling race organizers in the world.