Last updated on: 11/13/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Michele Verroken, MA Biography

Title:
Founding Director of Sporting Integrity consultancy
Position:
Con to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
Reasoning:

“Doping control, through an agreed set of standards and procedures, must continue as a primary objective for WADA [World Anti-Doping Agency], the sports federations and governments of the world.”

Michele Verroken and David R. Mottram, PhD, “Doping Control in Sports,” Drugs in Sport, 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founding Director, Sporting Integrity, 2004-present
  • Former Director, Ethics and Anti-Doping, UK Sport
  • Recipient, Alan Apley Memorial Medal, British Orthopaedic Association
  • Secretary, Commonwealth Games Federation Medical Commission, Melbourne, 2006
  • Accredited Commercial and Sports Mediator, 2005,
  • Qualified Arbitrator and Adjudicator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2004
  • British Standards Institution (BSI) Diploma in Quality Management, BSI Management Systems & Newcastle College, 2003
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Sports Law (PGC Sports Law), King’s College, London, 2001
  • Certificate in Education in Art and Science of Movement (Distinction) and Biology, Dartford College of Physical Education, University of London, 1976
  • Former teacher and lecturer in sports science, physical education, and human biology
Education:
  • MA, Faculty of Education, Institute of Education, University of London, 1985
  • BEd (Bachelor of Education), Honours, Movement Studies, University of London, 1977
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. What Performance Enhancing Drugs Have Been or Are Banned in the Olympics?