Ms Catherine Ordway

  • Ms Catherine Ordway

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
Sport and Anti-doping Consultant


Catherine Ordway is a Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne, having developed and lectured in Sports Integrity and Investigations, in the Sports Law program with Hayden Opie since 2014. Catherine is also a Professor of Practice (Sports Management) at La Trobe University and lectures at the Masters level in sports management and sports law subjects. Catherine has previously been a Senior Lecturer at the University of Canberra and developed the Performance Integrity subject for the 2015 Master of High Performance Sport. Catherine also developed the Master of Laws Doping in Sport: Global Issues subject at the University of New South Wales. Catherine is a Senior Consultant with Snedden Hall and Gallop Lawyers in SHG Sport.

Catherine consults to the Budapest 2024 Olympic Games Bid, and recently completed a project on the doping control program for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Catherine has assisted sports as diverse as: archery, athletics, baseball, combat sports, cricket, cycling, football, golf, rowing, softball and swimming in a variety of selection, anti-doping and code of conduct disputes. Catherine is an anti-doping tribunal member of the International Cricket Council, the World Baseball-Softball Confederation, SportAccord and the West Indies Cricket Board. Catherine has also served as a board member of Australian Canoeing and Capital Football. Catherine is the IAAF Doping Control and Medical Delegate for Australia, and is on the Ethics and Integrity panel for Triathlon Australia. Catherine sits on the International Sports Law Journal editorial board and is an expert contributor to the Australian Sports Commission Clearinghouse.


Melbourne Law Masters