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2024 SPEAKERS

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Sarah Lewis OBE OLY

Managing Director

Global Sports Leader

Sarah Lewis, OBE OLY is a highly respected international sports federation leader who is well-connected throughout the Olympic Movement and sports community with an extensive global network. She is frequently invited to speak at international sports conferences and has been a pioneer in driving gender equality in the leadership, participation, and recognition in international sport.

Sarah is an Olympian (OLY) in Alpine Skiing, representing Great Britain at the Calgary 1988 Games, before transitioning to a career in the sport business industry, media, national and international governing bodies.
From 1998 to 2020 she was Secretary General of the leading international winter sports federation, FIS (skiing and snowboarding), Secretary General of the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federation, member of the IOC Programme Commission and 2018, 2020, 2022, 2026 Games Coordination Commissions, and Steering Committee of SportAccord.

In 2022 she established her own consultancy, Sarah Lewis Global Sports Leader GmbH to serve sport, business, and society, and served as Senior Strategic Advisor to the Chinese Winter Sports Association for Beijing 2022. In 2021, she ran for the presidency of FIS.

In 2018 Sarah was awarded the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for services to sport.

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