Press releases 12 August 2016

Terms of Three UKAD Board Members Extended

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has confirmed that the terms of three UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) Board members – Professor John Brewer, Janice Shardlow and Justin Turner QC – have been extended by six months to allow sufficient time to recruit replacement board members. Professor John Brewer is Head of the School of Sport, Health and Applied Science at St Mary’s University, Twickenham with a long career in sport science and sports administration. He has previously held roles at the Football Association, at Lilleshall Sports Injury and Human Performance Centre, at GlaxoSmithKline as Director of Sports Science and he was previously Chair of the London Regional Sports Board.

Janice Shardlow is General Counsel at the British Equestrian Federation. She has worked in the legal sector for over 30 years in private practice, legal education and sport. She is a Sport Resolutions Arbitrator: Specialist Member, as well as a Member of the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Fédération Equestre Internationale and a member of the Judicial Commission of the International Hockey Federation.

Justin Turner QC is a barrister in private practice specialising all areas of intellectual property and other commercial disputes with a technical character. He has a PhD in Immunology from Cambridge University and his technical background has resulted in a major part of his practice being specialising in biotechnology.

Janice and Justin will conclude their terms on the UKAD Board on 21 May 2017, whilst John’s term will now finish on 22 June 2017. UK Anti-Doping Chair, David Kenworthy said:

“I am delighted that John, Janice and Justin’s terms have been extended by six months. This extension will allow us to use their knowledge and experience whilst new board members are recruited. All three have played a major part in helping to guide and shape UKAD since its inception in 2009. Their continued contribution to UKAD, and their tireless work to protect and uphold the spirit of clean sport, has been invaluable to us.” For further information on UKAD Board Members visit the Governance section.

• This media release was originally published by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) on 9 August 2016. To access the original, please click here.

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