Photographic portrait of Kristy Ingram
The power of athletes in business is only just being uncovered. We have the ability to influence the business landscape by supporting their transition into highest-performing teams off the field.

Kristy Ingram

EY Global Lead, Athlete Programs

Passionate about bringing the unique skill sets of elite athletes to the business world. Inspired to drive the discussion around supporting athletes journeys off the field.

With over 15 years experience in HR and consulting, and previously working in Australia, the UK and Canada, Kristy has led the development of Talent strategy initiatives including EY’s Athlete Programs and Women Athletes Business Network (WABN). She was also a key team member managing EY’s sponsorship of the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Kristy has also delivered on large-scale client transformation needs including operating model design, strategic change management and stakeholder engagement across a range of global industry groups.

She holds a degree in Behavioural Psychology from Australian Catholic University in her native Australia, where as a social worker she worked with homeless and at-risk youth developing a lifelong passion for community work.

How Kristy is building a better working world

“As an athlete myself, I am acutely aware of how sport has helped shape my own professional career. Resilience, confidence, passion, leadership and an unwavering focus are qualities elite athletes possess and qualities that the business world requires. I am thankful to be helping create the leaders of tomorrow by developing programs that support the successful transition of athletes into the business world.”