In alphabetical order:

Dr Al Hayyan

Dr Abdullah Al Hayyan


Professor of law at Kuwait University, Chairman of the FINA Legal Committee, Member of the legal commission of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC), Chairman of the legal committee of the Arabian Gulf Cup football Federation , Kuwait university LLB, LLM, University of Wales PhD, Partner at International Legal Group in association with Baker & Botts.

Scott Blackmun

Mr Scott Blackmun

Colorado Springs, USA

Former Chief Executive officer United States Olympic Committee (2010-2018); Former member of USOC Board of Directors;; IOC Marketing Commission (2011-present); IOC Programme Commission (2015-2018); Chief Operating Officer Anschutz Entertainment Group 2002-2006; former member of the Board of Directors of the California Chamber of Commerce; 20 years practicing law in Colorado as partner in two international firms focused on sport and entertainment; 1979 graduated summa cum laude Dartmouth College (bachelors degree in philosophy); 1982 law degree from Stanford Law School.

Alexandra Brilliantova

Ms Alexandra Brilliantova

Moscow, Russia

Lawyer; Head of Legal Department of the Russian Olympic Committee; President of the Russian Sports Law Association; Member of the Russian Sports Arbitration Court; Expert of the Sports Legislation Committee of the Russian Parliament; CAS arbitrator (prior to becoming an ICAS member) and member of the CAS ad hoc Division for the Sochi Winter Olympic Games 2014.

Miguel Cardenal Carro

Mr Miguel Cardenal Carro

Madrid, Spain

Director of the Sports Law Centre and Full Professor of Labor and Employment Law at Rey Juan Carlos University (Madrid) ; Former Secretary of State for Sport (2012-2016); CAS arbitrator (prior to becoming an ICAS member).

Mr John D. Coates

Mr John D. Coates

ICAS President

Sydney, Australia

LLB Sydney University; Special Counsel, Kemp Strang Lawyers; Member, International Olympic Committee (IOC); Chair IOC Tokyo 2020 Coordination and Legal Affairs Commissions; President, Australian Olympic Committee (since 1990);  former Council Member, International Rowing Federation (FISA, 1992-2014); former Senior Vice President, Sydney 2000 Organising Committee of the Games (SOCOG) and Chef de Mission of Australian Olympic Teams in Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens and Beijing; Director various Australian public companies and statutory boards.

Moya Dodd

Ms Moya Dodd

Sydney, Australia

Bachelor of Laws with Honours in Media Law. Lawyer and MBA. Partner at law firm, Gilbert + Tobin, based in Sydney. Former Vice President of CRA International. Former member of the Council of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Vice President of the Asian Football Confederation. Director of Football Federation Australia. Legal Committees of FIFA (Member) and AFC (Deputy Chair). FIFA's Women's Football Task Force (Chair). Former vice-captain of the Australian women's football team.

Nabil Elaraby

H.E. Judge Nabil Elaraby

Cairo, Egypt

Secretary General of the League of Arab States 2011-2016. Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt (2011). Director of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial International Court Arbitration from (2008- 2011).  Judge at the International Court of Justice (2001-2006). Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the Hague since 2005. Member of the International Law Commission of the United Nations (1994-2001). Judge, Judicial Tribunal of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries, since 1990. Commissioner at the United Nations Compensation Commission in Geneva (1999-2001). Legal Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1976-1978). Ambassador to India (1981-1983). Permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations in Geneva (1987-1991) and in New York (1991-1999).

Ivo Eusebio

Mr Ivo Eusebio

Lausanne, Switzerland

Licencié en droit et en sciences économiques. Brevet d'avocat. 1977/78 Conseiller juridique du Département de l'économie publique du Canton Tessin, 1979/1983 Secrétaire général du Département de la justice du même Canton. 1983/1985 Collaborateur dans une étude d'avocat et de notaire. 1985/2001 Juge du district de la Léventine (canton du Tessin). 2001/2003 Juge au Tribunal d'appel du canton du Tessin. Dès 2003, Juge fédéral, membre de la 1re Cour de droit public. 1985/1990 Président du HC Ambri-Piotta (Suisse, LNA hockey sur glace). 1990/1995 Président de la Ligue nationale suisse de hockey sur glace et membre du comité de la Fédération suisse de hockey sur glace (LSHG). 1996/2000 Juge unique de la Fédération internationale de hockey sur glace (IIHF) - European Hockey League (EHL). 1998/2003 Membre du Legal Committee de la IIHF. 2004/... Membre du Disciplinary Committee de la IIHF.

Michael Lenard

Mr Michael B. Lenard

ICAS Vice President

Los Angeles, USA

Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting; Finance); Doctor of Law; Lawyer; former Senior Managing Director of Paladin Realty Partners/William E. Simon & Sons private equity firm; former Partner in the international law firm of Latham & Watkins; former Vice-President of the United States Olympic Committee, former member of its Executive Committee and Board of Directors, former Chair of its Key Strategies Task Force, and former member and Vice-Chair of its Athletes' Advisory Council; former member of the Board of Directors of the Organizing Committee for the 1996 Olympic Games; Co-founder and former chair of the Institute for Scholastic Sports Science and Medicine at Harvard-Westlake School; member of the United States Olympic Team of Handball in the 1984 Olympic Games.

Carole Malinvaud

Ms Carole Malinvaud

President of the CAS Ordinary Division

Paris, France

Partner in the Arbitration practice group of Gide Loyrette Nouel; specialist in international commercial law and international arbitration; graduate of Paris II University and Harvard law School; member of the Paris and New York bar; Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce French international arbtiration commission (ICC France); Chair of the Comité Français de l'Arbitrage; former Officer of the International Bar Association (IBA); Member of the first instance disciplinary commission of the French Golf Federation; former member of French Junior National Golf Team.

Yvonne Mokgoro

Justice Yvonne Mokgoro

Midrand, South Africa

Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa 1994 - 2009; Judge in the office of the Chief of Justice 2011-2013; Acting judge of the Appeal Court of Lesotho 2015-2017; Acting Judge of the Supreme Court of Namibia 2015 to date; Chairperson of the United Nations Internal Justice Council 2017 to date; Chairperson of The Constitutionalism Fund (South Africa) 2015 to date; Chairperson of the Financial Services Appeal Board (South Africa); University of Bophuthatswana, now North West University, Batchelor of Law (B. Luris) 1982; Batchelor of Law (LLB) 1984; Master of Laws (LLM) 1987; University of Pennsylvania, USA, LLM 1990; 1984-1991 North West University initially as lecturer, rising to Associate Professor; 1992-1993 Associate Professor at University of the Western Cape; 1993-1994 Specialist Researcher (Human Rights) at the Centre for Constitutional Analysis at the Human Science Research Council and part-time lecturer at University of Pretoria; Justice Mokgoro serves on many other boards and trusts and holds honorary degrees from eight universities as well as being the recipient of many other honours and awards for her legal and humanitarian work. Justice Mokgoro has been selected by the President of South Africa as an official Advocate for Social Cohesion in South Africa (2013-2018) and conferred her with the National Order of the Baobab in 2015.

Ellen Gracie Northfleet

Judge Ellen Gracie Northfleet

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  

Attorney in private practice and arbitrator in Rio de Janeiro/Brazil. She has an impressive judicial career in Brazil, starting as Federal Attorney (Ministério Público Federal) (1973-1989); then as Judge of the Federal Court of Appeals (Tribunal Regional Federal da 4ª Região) (1989-2000) and Chief-Judge of that same Court (1997-1999); as Justice of the Federal Supreme Court (Supremo Tribunal Federal) (2000-2011) and Chief-Justice of the same Court (2006-2008), as well as Presiding Judge of the National Justice Council (Conselho Nacional de Justiça). Member of the World Bank Sanctions Board and Member of the Board of Directors of the World Justice Project.

Goran Petersson

Mr Göran Petersson

Deputy President of the Appeals Division

Gothenburg, Sweden

Lund University (LL M). District court judge 1967- 1973.  Member of the Swedish Bar Association 1976 -   .  Senior partner 1976-2008 and CEO and chairman 1988-1992 at Advokat firman Vinge, Gothenburg, Sweden.  Swedish national sailing champion. Member and  chairman of the International Jury of sailing at the Olympic Games 1980-1996, the America´s Cup 1983-1992 and Technical Delegate for sailing at the Olympic Games 2000 and 2004.  Vice President 1994-2004 and President 2004-2012 of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF).  Member of the IOC Evaluation Commission for the Olympic Games 2016 (2009).  IOC member 2009-2012.  Member of the IOC juridical Commission 2010-2013 and the IOC Sport and Law Commission 2014 - 2015.  Member of the ASOIF Council 2005-2013.  Former Chairman of the ASOIF Legal Consultative Group (2009 – 2016). Former Chairman of the International Handball Federation (IHF) Ethics Commission 2013-2017)  and of the World Sailing (ISAF) Ethics Commission 2015-2016), former member of the ISAF Election Committee (2016)

Richard Pound

Mr Richard W. Pound

Montreal, Canada

Lawyer, Chancellor Emeritus of McGill University. Olympic finalist at the Games of the XVII Olympiad in Rome in 1960 (swimming); gold medallist and silver medallist at the 1962 Commonwealth Games (swimming). President of the Canadian Olympic Committee (1977-1982); Member of the IOC Executive Board (1983-1991, 1992-1996); Vice-President of the IOC (1987-1991, 1996-2000). President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) (1999-2007).

Corinne Schmidhauser

Ms Corinne Schmidhauser

President of the Appeals Arbitration Division

Bern, Switzerland

Attorney-at-law. Head of Sportschool Feusi Bern. President Antidoping Switzerland. Former member of the FIS Legal Committee (2002-2014). Head of the Legal Committee of Swiss Ski. Member of parliament Bern. Former practicing lawyer and former CAS arbitrator. Former President of the Swiss Sports Lawyer Association (ASDS). Winner of the World Cup overall slalom (alpine skiing) - 1987. Participant in the Olympic Games in Calgary, 1988.

Tricia Smith

Ms Tricia C.M. Smith

Deputy President of the Ordinary Division

Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver, Canada CM OBC BA LLB LLD (Hon). Deputy Manager & Partner Barnescraig & Associates; President Canadian Olympic Committee (COC); IOC Member; Former Arbitrator, Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC); Vice President International Rowing Federation (FISA); Member of Own the Podium Board 2011-2015; Four time Olympian 1976, 1980 (boycott), 1984 and 1988, seven time World Championship Medalist & 1984 Olympic Silver Medalist, 1996 Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist. Member first Athletes Commission COC 1980; Co-founder first Athletes Commission (RCA) Rowing Canada Aviron. Chair ICAS Commission for CAS Membership.

Wilhelmina Thomassen

Ms Wilhelmina Thomassen

The Hague, Netherlands

Justice of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands 2004-2012; Professor of International Human Rights Law 2006-2009; Judge of the European Court of Human Rights 1998-2004; Judge and Vice President of the Court of Appeal of The Hague 1997-1997; Judge and Vice President of the Disctrict Court of The Hague 1986-1991 and 1994 - 1997; Council of Legislation of the Ministry of Justice 1991-1994; Member of the Bar of The Hague and Rotterdam 1975-1980 and 1983-1986; Case lawyer at the District Court of The Hague; Masters degree in Dutch Private Law 1974;

Xue Hanqin

Judge Hanqin Xue

The Hague, Netherlands

Judge at the International Court of Justice since 2010; B.A., Beijing Foreign Language Studies University 1980; Diploma of International Law, Beijing University 1982; LLM Columbia University 1983; J.S.D. Columbia 1995; Professor at Wuhan University School of Law; President of the Asian Society of International Law (2009-2011); Foreign Ministry of China 1980 - 2010; Member of the International Law Commission 2002-2010); Chairman of the International Law Commission 2010; Member of I’institut de droit international (since 2005); member of the Ethics Commission of the International Olympic Committee (since 2017) 

Secretary (non member)

Matthieu Reeb

Mr Matthieu Reeb

CAS Secretary General
Lausanne, Switzerland



ICAS in images

  • S.E. le juge Kéba Mbaye, Président fondateur du TAS, 1924-2007

    Judge Kéba Mbaye, Founder of CAS, President 1984-2007

  • M. John Coates, Président (2011 - )

    Mr John Coates, President (2011 - )

  • CIAS 2015 - 2019

    ICAS 2015 - 2019