Olivier Banuls

Deputy Director, Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF)

Olivier is Deputy Director of the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), a non-profit, ISO certified and independent organization under Swiss Law, mandated by Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to manage anti-doping activities in cycling. The CADF is currently running one of the most comprehensive anti-doping testing program, including strategy and test planning, intelligence and investigations, athlete biological passport, TUE Administration, and preliminary results management.


He is Passionate about sport and the fight against anti-doping since the 1998 Festina case, Olivier decided to reorient his career and obtained the FIFA master’s degree in sport management in 2006. Holding also a master’s degree in computer science obtained in 1999,  and previously worked 6 years in the banking area as an IT consultant.


He joined the UCI anti-doping services in 2007 where he was given the responsibility to implement technical and operational aspects of the biological passport program and integrate ADAMS to support the main activities of the department.