Director, Standards & Harmonization
Tim Ricketts joined the WADA team in July, 2013 after leaving his post as Anti-Doping Manager for the International Rugby Board where he was based in Dublin, Ireland for ten years.
Tim Ricketts began working in Anti-Doping in 1992 in Australia after completing an undergraduate degree in Sports Science and Sports Administration at the University of Canberra. His first role was as a Doping Control Officer and Testing Coordinator with the Australian Sports Drug Agency (ASDA). Tim Ricketts went on to be the Anti-Doping Manager for the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, USA and again for the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Tim Ricketts has participated in three WADA Independent Observer missions having been a member of the IO teams for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, 2010 Tour de France and the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.