Alisa Camplin shocked the world when she took gold in Freestyle Aerial Skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, having only seen snow for the first time at the age of 19!
At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Alisa fought back from her 2nd knee reconstruction only four months prior, to claim a remarkable bronze. Her international sporting career also included the 2003 World Championship title, two World Cup Grand Prix titles, multiple world records and an overwhelming dominance of her sport.
Since retirement, Alisa has transferred her renowned mental toughness back to the business world. She spent 16 years as an executive with corporate giant IBM, leading both sales and delivery teams, most recently holding the role of Strategy & Transformation Executive for IBM UK & Ireland.
Alisa currently sits as a Director on four prominent Australian Boards – including the Australian Sports Commission, Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation, Olympic Winter Institute of Australia and the Collingwood Football Club. Known for her operational excellence, resilient and outcome orientated approach to business, Camplin is an in demand keynote speaker and high performance consultant working with elite individuals, teams and organisations across various industries.
Alisa Camplin's training and development programs focus on resilience, high performance, goal achievement and holistic success. She collaborates closely with performance psychology experts and training/development facilitators to bring a research/evidence based rigour to her curiculmn, and draws on the works of notable Australian and International academics in the fields of positive psychology, wellbeing and performance. Utilising proven tools and techniques as well as the Alisa Camplin Goal Planning Methodology™, all programs are built to deliver practical learning experiences and personal/professional development outcomes for individual participants and mixed gender organisational groups.
Named as the Australian Olympic Committee's Chef de Mission for the the 2012 and 2016 Youth Olympic Games Teams and a Performance Manager for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PheongChang, South Korea, Alisa is still heavily involved in shaping the future of Australian sport. As ex-Chair of the Australian Sports Foundation, she's also been instrumental in driving growth in sports philanthropy.
Alisa is the Ambassador and "THINK Well” pillar owner of the AIA Vitality OneLife Initiative, championing a healthier and happier Australia. She is also a member of the Sports Australia Hall of Fame, co-founder of charity Finnan’s Gift and regular TV commentator. Alisa had the privilege of co-hosting Channel Ten's prime-time live coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
Alisa lives in Melbourne with her husband Oliver and their two happy, healthy children - Florence and Felix. She is very much an active member of the Melbourne community and will often be seen down at the footy, doing some exercise or simply relaxing with her family and friends.
Alisa Camplin OAM