Marie-Elaine Grant, Ireland’s Olympic Team Lead Physiotherapist from 1990 – 2010, a graduate of University College Dublin and a Specialist Member of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists and is currently a member of the Medical and Scientific Commission of the International Olympic Committee since her appointment in 2010. In 1990 she was appointed to the Irish Olympic Medical and Committee, in this role she planned and implemented strategies for injury prevention and provision of sports physiotherapy and injury rehabilitation services for high performance athletes. She has worked with many of Irelands Olympic athletes, she was appointed as Lead Physiotherapist to the Irish Olympic Team for 5 consecutive Summer Olympic Games commencing with Barcelona 1992 through to Beijing 2008. In 2010 Marie-Elaine was appointed to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Medical and Scientific Commission, in this role she is responsible for monitoring physiotherapy activities and facilities for the Olympic Games (Winter and Summer) and is the main contact person for the IOC for all issues related to physiotherapy and rehabilitation. She has been responsible for monitoring preparations and provision of the host nation’s physiotherapy and physical therapies services on behalf of the IOC for the Summer Olympic Games of London 2012, Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 and the Winter Olympic of Games Sochi 2014, PyeongChang 2018 and Beijing 2022. She is currently facilitating with physiotherapy and physical therapies preparations for Paris 2024 Olympic Games. She was awarded a PhD in 1997, she has peer reviewed publications relating to sports injury and physiotherapy topics and is regularly invited to present at international conferences. She continues to remain actively involved in the education and training of undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapists. She regularly contributes to conferences and advises on programs for ongoing professional development for students and her peers.