Stacey Allaster is currently the Chairman and CEO of the Women’s Tennis Association. Allaster holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Physical Education from the University of Western Ontario (UWO), an MBA from the Ivey School of Business and an honorary Doctorate of Law from UWO. Allaster was a junior and collegiate player in her youth, and since then stayed within the game holding positions as Tournament Director in Toronto, Vice-President of Tennis Canada, President of WTA and now her current role, which she has been in since 2009. Often considered one of the ‘Most Powerful Women in Sport’, Allaster has delivered a sequence of financial successes that have driven the growth of the WTA. She is also a strong advocate for women, playing an integral part in securing equal prize money for female players at all the Grand Slams. Allaster’s focus on fan experience and athlete health also saw her play a fundamental role in the development and implementation of the Roadmap, the WTA’s long term strategic plan.
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