Sir Craig Reedie

President, World Anti-Doping Agency

Sir Craig Reedie

Sir Craig Reedie has enjoyed a long career in Sports Administration. A former President of the Scottish Badminton Union and the International Badminton Federation he was responsible for the admission of his sport to the Olympic Programme in 1985. In 1992 he became Chairman of the British Olympic Association and led the organisation through the Olympic Games of Atlanta, Sydney and Athens and the Olympic Winter Games of Lillehammer, Nagano and Salt Lake City.

He was a leading member of the London 2012 Bid Team which won the right to host the Olympic Games in London and was a Non-Executive Director of the London Organising Committee. He became a member of the International Olympic Committee in 1994 and has served on many different IOC Commissions including the Evaluation Commissions of 2001 and 2009, the Co-ordination Commissions for the Games in Athens and Beijing, the Marketing Commission, the Programme Commission and the Ethics Commission.

He was elected as a member of the IOC Executive Board in October 2009 and as a Vice President from July 2012 until 2016. He was Chair of the IOC Evaluation Commission for the 2020 Olympic Games.

Formerly Chairman of the Finance and Administration Committee and a member of the Executive Committee and Foundation Board of the World Anti-Doping Agency he was elected President of WADA in November 21013

Educated at Stirling High School and Glasgow University he has also held other sports appointments including membership and Deputy Chairmanship of UK Sport. For many years he was Senior Partner in the Glasgow Firm.

 

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