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UniSport Australia welcomes Deborah Wright to the UniSport Board

UniSport Media Release

For release: 13 December 2022

UniSport Australia (UniSport) officially welcomes Deborah Wright to the UniSport Australia board.

Currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at The Forum, Newcastle University Sport, Wright brings over 30 years of experience in sales, change management and an empowered people and culture environment. She brings to the UniSport Board a high level of commercial acumen and experience in the university sector.

UniSport Chair, Chris Massey is delighted with Wright’s appointment to the board. “I am thrilled to welcome Deborah to the UniSport Australia Board. Her experience will be an asset to UniSport as we move forward and continue to advocate the value of sport across the university sector. I look forward to working with Deborah through this next period” said Massey. 

Deborah has been the CEO at The Forum for the past two years and previously held senior executive positions at Nine Entertainment and NBN Television.

On her appointment, Deborah “I am delighted to be joining the UniSport Board at this exciting time with the opportunity to contribute and build on the significant work done by the UniSport Board and Management, particularly over recent years”.

“I’ve admired the UniSport management team’s approach and engagement with member universities over a challenging period and it’s clear that UniSport Australia has an exciting future with significant opportunities ahead,” said Wright.

“I feel most fortunate to play a role in contributing to the future success of university sport across Australia and the important role it plays in our students’ lives and experience while at university and beyond” Wright added.

For the full list of UniSport Australia Board members click here

About UniSport  

UniSport Australia (UniSport) is the peak body for university sport in Australia. 43 universities are members of UniSport, representing a population of over one million students. UniSport’s ambition is to become an integral partner to Australian universities and to deliver an outstanding student experience at our national intervarsity competitions.   

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For more information please contact:  

Kylie Bloodworth  

Marketing and Communications Manager  

Mobile: 0449 949 916  

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