Sarah Lewis, OBE OLY is a highly experienced global sports leader serving at the leading international winter sports federation, FIS (skiing and snowboarding) as Secretary General, and in non-executive roles in IOC and Major Event Organising Committee Commissions for more than 20 years. She has now established her own consultancy, Sarah Lewis Global Sports Leader GmbH covering a wide range of activities to serve sport, business, and society. Before embarking on a career in sports administration, she became an Olympian (OLY) in Alpine Skiing, representing Great Britain at the Calgary 1988 Games before transitioning to sport business industry, media, and the national and international governing bodies. Prior to establishing her own consultancy, Sarah was lead mentor for the first Sports Innovation Winter Sports Global Virtual Accelerator (2020-2021) and served as Senior Strategic Advisor to the Chinese Winter Sports Association with their Beijing 2022 legacy implementation objectives, and Games performance preparation (2021-2022). In 2021, she ran for the presidency of FIS. The main part of Sarah’s professional career was leading the management of the International Ski Federation for 22 years, the largest of the seven winter sports federations, as its Secretary General (2000-2020). As part of this role, she served on the International Ski Federation Council and Executive Board for 22 years and chaired all biannual World Championship Coordination Commissions. Sarah was appointed as Secretary General of the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federation (2014–2020), a member of the IOC Programme Commission and Coordination Commissions for the Olympic Winter Games and Youth Olympic Games (2026, 2022, 2020, 2018). Additionally, covering all Olympic and non-Olympic Sports with more than 100 member Federations, she served on the Steering Committee of the annual SportAccord International Federation Convention (2002-2020). Sarah was educated at City of London School for Girls, the Ski Academy Moutiers, France and the Institute for Management Development in Lausanne, Switzerland with a diploma in Inspirational Leadership. Through her international roles, she is fluent professionally in three languages and colloquially in several additional ones. In 2018 Sarah was awarded the Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire on the Queens New Year Honours List for services to sport. She served as a proud member of the UK delegation that secured the hosting rights for the London 2012 Olympic Games in 2005.