Alisa Camplin is a Gold Medal winning Aerial Skier, enjoying a distinguished sporting career at the elite level, retiring from competition in 2006. Camplin has worked as a senior executive for IBM for 16 years, most recently holding the position of Strategy and Transformation Executive for Global Technology Services. She is Chair of the Australian Sports Foundation and a director to several sporting administrations including the Olympic Winter Institute of Australia, the Australian Sports Commission and Collingwood Football Club.
Camplin is also the Australian Olympic Committee’s Chef de Mission for the Winter Youth Olympic Games, is a high performance consultant, regular keynote speaker, sports commentator and co-founder of the charity Finnan’s Gift.
Camplin captured the hearts of the entire nation with her gold medal skiing performance in the 2002 Winter Olympics. Four years later, she defied the odds by overcoming two knee reconstruction to take home the bronze medal in freestyle aerial skiing, becoming the first Australian to win medals in consecutive Winter Olympic Games.
Camplin received an Order of Australia Medal in 2003 for her 2002 gold medal win and in 2008 she was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.