Disciplinary Tribunal

The Disciplinary Tribunal hears and decides all breaches of the World Athletics Integrity Code of Conduct. The Members of the Disciplinary Tribunal were appointed by Congress for a term of 4 years commencing on 26 September 2019 and ending at the first Council meeting after the 2023 Congress meeting:

• Charles Hollander, KC (GBR), Chair 
• Professor Roland Adjovi (BEN)
• Judge Nyoh Mathias Dinga (CMR)
• Judge Ahamed Ebrahim (ZIM)
• Monty Hacker (RSA)
• Judge Kate O'Regan (RSA)
• Akira Kawamura (JPN)
• Peter Koh (SGP)
• Thi My Dung Nguyen (VIE)
• Juan Pablo Arriagada Aljaro (CHI)
• Eduardo Amorim (BRA)
• Pedro Fida (BRA)
• Daniel Cravo Souza (BRA)
• Barbara Agostinis (ITA)
• Julien Berenger (FRA)
• Anna Bordiugova (UKR)
• Paul Ciucur (ROM)
• Nick De Marcos, KC (GBR)
• Lucas Ferrer (ESP)
• Dominique Gavage (BEL)
• Patrick Grandjean (SUI)
• Dr Tanja Haug (GER)
• Judge Conny Jorneklint (SWE)
• Hannu Klakas (FIN)
• Dennis Koolaard (NED)
• Despina Mavromati (GRE)
• Joelle Monlouis (FRA)
• William Norris, KC (GBR)
• Raj Parker (GBR)
• Christopher Quinlan, KC (GBR)
• Anna Smirnova (RUS)
• Professor Jack Anderson (IRL)
• Alan Galbraith, KC (NZL)
• Ian Hunt (NZL)
• Annabelle Williams, AM (AUS)
• Jeffrey Benz (USA)
• Honorable Robert Décary, KC (CAN)
• Honorable Yves Fortier, KC (CAN)
• Francisco A. Larios (NCA)
• Dr Thomas Murray (USA)
• Janie Soublière (CAN)

Note: In 2020, Disciplinary Tribunal members Annabel Pennefather (SGP) passed away and David Grace QC (AUS) resigned for appointment on the World Athletics Governance Commission. Daniel Ratushny (CAN) and Sir David A. R. Williams QC (NZL) resigned from the Disciplinary Tribunal in 2021 and, in 2022, Professor Moni Wekesa (KEN) and Steve Bainbridge (USA) resigned as well.

Biography - Charles Hollander QC, Chair of the Disciplinary Tribunal

Charles was a member of the inaugural IAAF Disciplinary Tribunal from 2017-2019. He has a significant and diverse sports law background appearing in a vast number of sports cases in tribunals, arbitration and at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, as well as chairing disciplinary and doping tribunals across multiple sports including athletics, football, swimming, tennis and rugby union. He chaired tribunals for the UK National Anti-Doping Panel and was the Anti-Corruption Hearing Officer for the Tennis Integrity Unit.

Charles was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1999 and has a global perspective with an active law practice in the UK, Caribbean and Hong Kong. He is a highly experienced practising advocate in commercial litigation, international arbitrations and specialist expertise in sports litigation

The Council appointed Sport Resolutions in the UK to serve as the independent secretariat to the Disciplinary Tribunal until 31 December 2019. Sport Resolutions - Head of Case Management, Ms Catherine Pitre cpitre@sportresolutions.co.uk.