Moya Dodd is a Partner at Gilbert+Tobin Lawyers, and a member of FIFA’s Executive Committee, the AFC’s Executive Committee, and the Football Federation Australia Board.
A former Australian team vice-captain with the “Matildas”, she was educated at Adelaide University where she gained an Honours degree in Law, and edited the student newspaper. She worked as a Judge’s Associate at the Supreme Court then spent her early career in private practice and in-house legal roles while completing her MBA at the Australian Graduate School of Management. She then worked in commercial and consulting roles in the media and telecommunications industries, and is now a Partner in the competition and regulation group at Gilbert+Tobin Lawyers.
She serves on both FIFA and AFC Legal Committees, and is a member of the ICAS, the governing body of the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
As one of the first three women on the FIFA Executive Committee (appointed 108 years after the organisation was formed) Moya has focussed on women’s participation in football. She chairs the AFC Women’s Football Committee, is Deputy Chair of the FIFA Women’s Football Committee, and chairs FIFA’s Task Force on Women’s Football. She has been an active voice for gender equality in the FIFA reform process.
She has been named as one of World Soccer magazine’s People of the Year (2013), and was twice listed in the top 100 Women of Influence by the Australian Financial Review.
In her spare time, she enjoys family and two kids, and playing in the over-35s.