Alisa Camplin-Warner is a respected leader in Australian business, sports administration and corporate governance. Best known for winning Australia’s first-ever female Winter Olympic Gold Medal in Freestyle Aerial Skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Alisa was also a 2xWorld Cup Overall Title Holder, World Champion, World Record Holder and the Bronze Medalist at the 2006 Turin Olympic Games. Suffering multiple broken bones including back to back knee reconstructions, Alisa is still regarded as one of Australia’s most strategic, hardworking and mentally tough elite athletes.
Alisa currently lives and works in Hong Kong with her husband and young family, where she is an in-demand keynote speaker and corporate consultant, assisting both small and large organisations to achieve repeatable sustainable success through a focus on resilience, mindset and improved human performance. Alisa is a highly experienced Non- Executive Director working across the sectors of Sport, Health, Government, Education and Philanthropy. She is presently a Director of the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia and the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation, and previously held the roles of Chair: Australian Sports Foundation, Deputy Chair: Sport Australia (Australian Sports Commission), Director: Collingwood Football Club and Director: Methodist Ladies College. Alisa spent 16 years as a global executive with IBM from 1996-2012, leading both Sales and Delivery teams across AUS/NZ and was head of Strategy & Transformation for IBM Global Technology Services UK & Ireland.
Turning personal adversity into positivity in 2011, Alisa co-founded the charity Finnan’s Gift and has raised over $2.5M for pediatric cardiac care in memory of her son Finnan. She is also a member of faculty at the Cranlana Centre of Ethical Leadership, the China/Australia Ambassador for Sport, the Mental Wellbeing Ambassador for AIA Insurances’ Vitality Program and the first-ever female Patron of the Collingwood Football Club. Still very active in Australian elite sport, Alisa was the Australian Olympic Committees’ Performance Manager to the 2018 Australian Winter Olympic Team and Chef de Mission for the 2012 Australian Youth Winter Olympic Team. Holding a Bachelor of Information Technology and a Doctorate from Edith Cowan University honoris causa, Alisa was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 2007 and became a Member of the Order of Australia in 2019.