David Howman

Chairman, Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU)/IAAF

David Howman _Anti -Doping Norge _Martin Hafsahl _Flickr

A barrister with a strong background in both sport governance and sports management who for 13 years until June 2016 was Director General of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Prior to this, he held a number of sports governance positions in New Zealand including Tennis New Zealand, Sport New Zealand Board, Chair of New Zealand Sports Drug Agency and as a member of the Olympic Executive Committee.

As a lawyer, David has represented both governing bodies and athletes. He has argued for and defended clients before many tribunals including the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Watch an interview with David Howman

Presentations at Play the Game conferences:

Ten Years of WADA: Achievements, Challenges and The Way Forward - Play the Game 2009 (PP Pdf.)

Review & Consultation: World Anti-Doping Code - Play the Game 2007 (PP Pdf.)

Photo: Martin Hafsahl/Flickr


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