DIRECTOR, FOOTBALL FEDERATION AUSTRALIA
Moya Dodd is a Partner at Gilbert+Tobin Lawyers, and a former vice-captain of the Australian women's football team, the Matildas. She serves on the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee, its Legal Committee, and chairs AFC's women's football committee. Moya was one of the first few women on FIFA's Executive Committee, from 2013-2016 where she became "the driving force in the recent push for women within FIFA" (New York Times) while leading the gender equality reform campaign.
She is a member of the ICAS, the governing body of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, and serves the IOC's Athlete's Entourage Commission. She is the honorary president of Women in Sports Law.
Moya 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. 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 was listed in World Soccer magazine’s People of the Year in 2013, and named as the overall winner of the AFR Westpac Women of Influence awards and Women's Health magazine's Person of Sporting Influence in 2016. She also received the IOC Women and Sport Award 2016 for Oceania.
In 2017, she performed a commissioned show, Backstories, celebrating her Chinese heritage, at the Adelaide Festival of Arts. In her spare time, she enjoys family and two kids, and playing in the over-35s.