Amy comes to Y Australia with over 20 years of experience, spanning across the sport, recreation, and major events sectors.
She was formerly GM of Operations at the Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC), responsible for the delivery of two of Australia’s most significant global sporting events, the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix and the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix. As Head of Operations, Amy safely guided the events from COVID-cancellations in 2020 and 2021, through to their resurgence in 2022.
In addition to her commercial, operational and risk expertise, Amy brings a strong commitment to driving progress towards a sustainable planet, one of our four global YMCA strategic pillars. She was trained by former US Vice President Al Gore as one of Australia’s representatives on the Global Climate Reality Leadership Corps and led the AGPC’s work in sustainability. Amy also brings strong value alignment, and deep knowledge of the Y, having worked for Y Victoria for 7 years from 2007-2015.
Amy was awarded “Executive Leader of the Year” (Medium Corporation) in the Global Outstanding Leadership Awards (2022), and Y Victoria’s Staff Member of the Year (2013), along with many other accolades she has received over her career.