Chief Operating Officer
Effective 3 October 2016, Frédéric Donzé assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer. He is located at WADA’s headquarters in Montreal, Canada.
Prior to this, Frédéric was Director of WADA’s European Regional Office and International Federations Relations – a role that he held since 2011 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
In 2002, Frédéric joined WADA as Media Relations and Communications Manager in Montreal; and, subsequently was promoted to Senior Manager, Media Relations and Communications. In this capacity, Frédéric served as WADA’s primary media spokesperson from 2002 to 2011.
Before joining WADA, Frédéric was a journalist and an editor with various Swiss print media outlets; for which, he covered in particular matters related to the Olympic Movement and issues of a social/political nature related to sport.
Frédéric holds an undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Lausanne and a graduate degree in public relations management from McGill University in Montreal.