Alisa Camplin OAM
"Being ‘elite’ is a choice - it’s an attitude, a mindset, and an ongoing commitment to being your own personal and professional best"
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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 a 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 is a Non Executive Director of the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia and the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation, she was Deputy Chair of Sport Australia for 11 years and as the ex-Chair of the Australian Sports Foundation she was instrumental in driving significant growth in sports philanthropy. After 10 years as a Director of the Collingwood Football Club, Alisa is now the clubs first ever Patron of Women's Sport.
Known for her operational excellence, resilient and outcome orientated approach to business, Camplin is also an in demand keynote speaker and business consultant working with elite individuals, teams and organisations across various industries.
Alisa Camplin's performance enhancement 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 curriculum, and draws on the works of notable Australian and International academics in the fields of behavioural science, performance and wellbeing. Utilising proven tools and techniques as well as the Alisa Camplin Goal Planning Methodology™ and High Performance Framework™, all programs are built to deliver practical learning experiences and personal/professional development outcomes for individual participants and organisational groups.
Named as the Australian Olympic Committee's Chef de Mission for the the 2012 Youth Olympic Games Team and the Performance Manager for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games Team in PheongChang, South Korea, Alisa is still heavily involved in shaping the future of Australian sport.
Alisa is the Mental Wellbeing Ambassador for the AIA Vitality Program, helping all people to live healthier, longer, better lives. She is also a member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame, co-founder of charity Finnan’s Gift and a regular TV commentator. Alisa was privileged to co-host the prime-time live coverage of the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
A Member of the Order of Australia and holding an honorary Doctorate from Edith Cowan University, Camplin is also a member of faculty at the Cranlana Centre of Ethical Leadership and the China-Australia Chamber of Commerce Ambassador for Sport.
Alisa lives and works between Melbourne and Hong Kong. She is an active member of her local communities and can often be found down at the local park or doing exercise with her husband Oliver and their two happy, healthy children.