Lawyer, LLB Sydney University; IOC Vice-President (2013-2017 and 2020- ); Former Chair IOC Tokyo 2020 Coordination and Legal Affairs Commissions; Former President, Australian Olympic Committee (1990-2022); 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.
ICAS Vice President
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; with respect to the United States Olympic Committee, formerly, inter alia, its Vice-President, member of its Executive Committee and Board of Directors, Chair of its Key Strategies Task Force and Joint Marketing Committee, Special Counsel to its Ethics Committee, head of its Athletes Performance Group and 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 and its Audit and Ethics Committee; member of the United States Olympic Team of Handball in the 1984 Olympic Games.
President of the CAS Ordinary Division
Partner Co-head 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) (2013-present); Chair of the Comité Français de l'Arbitrage (2013-2016); Chair of the first instance disciplinary commission of the French Golf Federation; former member of French Junior National Golf Team.
President of the Appeals Arbitration Division
Attorney-at-law; President of Sportschool Feusi Bern; Former President Anti-doping Switzerland; Former member of the FIS Legal Committee (2002-2014); Former Head of the Legal Committee of Swiss Ski; Member of parliament Bern; 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.
Vice President of ICAS and Deputy President of the Appeals Arbitration Division
Attorney-at-law in Vienna (Austria), Former Judge of the European Court of Human Rights (France, 2001-2015); Lectured at numerous universities world-wide on Human Rights Law, for example at Stanford University (USA), at Hong Kong university (China) or the University of Vienna (Austria). Visiting Professor at the Renmin University of Beijing and the Yantai University (China). Holding an Phd in Law (University of Vienna) and an Phd in Economics and Business (Vienna University of Economics and Business). Admitted to the Bar for Vienna, lower Austria and Burgenland.