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

Kristy Ingram

EY Global Lead, Athlete Programs & Women Athletes Business Network

Drawing on global experience across multiple industries and a background as a competitive athlete, Kristy is inspired to bring the unique skillsets of elite athletes to the business world.

With over 15 years experience in HR and consulting, and previously working in Australia, the UK and Canada, Kristy has has delivered on large-scale client transformation needs including talent strategy, operating model design, strategic change management and stakeholder engagement across a range of global industry groups.

Kristy also supported the management of EY’s sponsorship of the Rio 2016 Olympics, including the development of the EY Women Athletes Business Network (WABN). 

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.”