Despina Mavromati appointed as Chair of the Disciplinary and Ethics Commission of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)
The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) announced the independent and highly-qualified members of its Disciplinary and Ethics Commission, marking the latest significant step in the federation’s ongoing process of governance reform.
The Commission comprises five independent members, from five continents. The members are:
Chair: Dr. Despina Mavromati – Greece and Switzerland
Attorney-at-law and arbitrator, UEFA Appeals Body Member and former CAS Managing Counsel.
Vice Chair: Andrew Minogue – Australia
CEO of Pacific Games Council with experience working within multi-sport Games
Secretary: Prof. Dr. Dr. Moni Wekesa – Kenya
Member of the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal, lawyer and sports medicine specialist
Member: Yoshihiro Takatori – Japan
Attorney-at-law, arbitrator (F.C.I.Arb.) and mediator, Executive Director of the Japan Association of Arbitrators
Member: Beatriz Merino – Peru
First female Prime Minister of Peru and Latin America, Former Senator and Congresswoman, Head of Peru IRS & Customs, National Ombudsman