Lisa Gowthorp

Lisa shares her sport management and athlete development expertise with MiND HQ.

Lisa is an Associate Professor in Sport Management at Bond University and has worked in high performance sport for over 12 years, at the New South Wales Institute of Sport, The Australian Institute of Sport and Australian Canoeing. Lisa has managed teams at World Championships level and was the gymnastics section manager on the Australian Olympic team in Beijing in 2008. Lisa’s role with Gymnastics and Australian Canoeing involved the implementation of structures and systems to ensure accountability and good governance. In addition Lisa has prepared strategic plans, high performance plans accross a range of sports.

Lisa has recently submitted her PhD that focused on the relationship between Olympic National Sport Organisations and the Australian Sports Commission. Other research interests include; sport governance especially within Australia, sport regulation, high performance sport issues and the Olympic Games. Lisa is also the Secretary-General of the Australian Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association (ABSA) working towards the development and implementation of good governance practices and procedures.

Lisa is available to provide services nationally and internationally.