You are warmly invited to
Lunch with guest speaker & fellow alumnus
Fiona de Jong
CEO of the Australian Olympic Committee
“Reflections on the 2016 Olympic Games"
Date: Thursday 3 November
Time: 12.15pm for 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Venue: Union Club, 25 Bent Street, Sydney
Price: $30 for members & guests
Dress: Business Attire (jacket & tie or equivalent, sorry no exceptions)
A former international triathlete and lawyer, Fiona de Jong is CEO of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).
Fiona is responsible for managing key aspects of the preparation and implementation of sending Australian Olympic Teams to summer, winter and youth Olympic Games. Since joining the AOC in 2004 as Director of Sport, Fiona has been involved in five Australian Olympic Teams in Torino 2006, Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010, London 2012 and Sochi 2014 and two Youth Olympic Teams ‐ Singapore 2010 & Innsbruck 2012. Fiona is Deputy Chef de Mission for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Fiona also played a key role in the successful delivery of four Australian Youth Olympic Festivals between 2005‐2013.
In her role Fiona implements the strategic and operational plans by working closely with all 28 summer and 7 winter national sporting federations to ensure Australia's Olympic athletes achieve their goals.
Prior to the AOC, Fiona was a lawyer with law firm Blake Dawson Waldron specialising in IT before project managing large eCommerce projects in the finance industry.
Fiona graduated from Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program in 2013 and holds degrees in Law (Hons) and Information Technology.
Fiona is a Board member of Australian Olympic Committee, Australian Olympic Foundation, Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust, Bond University Alumni Board, Director of Olympic Winter Institute Australia and Governor on the Centennial Parklands Foundation.
Fiona is married with one young son.