World Rugby “show the way” for bolstering female leadership, claims CGF chief

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive Katie Sadleir believes World Rugby can help to “show the way” for other International Federations (IF) to ensure there are more women in high-ranking positions.

Sadleir spent five years at the governing body for rugby union where she held the role of general manager for women’s rugby before joining the CGF in August 2021.

During her time at World Rugby, Sadleir oversaw big changes in the women’s game having implemented a long-term strategic plan in 2017, launched the WXV competition in 2021 and helped to elevate female officials into senior positions.

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