— Published 31 March 2023

Gautier Aubert first Ethics Officer

A new recruit for the World Anti-Doping Agency. It has announced the arrival of Gautier Aubert (pictured above) from Switzerland as the first ethics officer since the agency’s creation. He will be responsible for implementing WADA’s Code of Ethics, in collaboration with the independent Ethics Committee. Gautier Aubert has been recruited for an initial three-year term, with the possibility of a two three-year extension. Working independently of WADA, he will be responsible for managing cases as they arise under the Code of Ethics. He will report directly to the chair of the independent ethics committee, Mette Hartlev. A lawyer and founding partner of the law firm Aubert-Hug in Le Landeron, Switzerland, Gautier Aubert worked for almost four years at FIFA, where he headed the ethics department between August 2017 and September 2018. He is currently a court clerk at the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), in charge of human and equine anti-doping cases.