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Ann Duffy

MI Global Partners
Australia
Sport Sustainability Specialist

Ann is an accomplished and engaging thought leader, advisor, writer and speaker on sustainability and legacy planning for communities, business and global sport events.

Ann has a proven track record with industry-recognised sustainability strategies and outcomes reflecting strong engagement, governance and innovation. Her extensive knowledge and international network in sustainable development and social innovation has been built through more than 30+ years in major event planning and delivery.

Ann has significant expertise to help clients bid, prepare and deliver sustainability strategies and goals. Ann helps mega sport event clients and business leaders create and implement sustainability and social responsibility (CSR) strategies that align with goals, business strategies and markets.

Ann was a member of the IOC Sustainability and Legacy Commission between 2006 and 2016 where she advised on Agenda2020 and has collaborated with and contributed to the IOC and FIFA on key governance and guidance documents for sustainable development, sustainable event and legacy management policies.

Ann was also the Corporate Sustainability Officer at the Vancouver 2010 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. She oversaw the development and implementation of the sustainability and legacy strategy.

Recent projects also include:

  • The successful United 2026 FIFA Bid for the Men's World Cup for Canada, USA and Mexico
  • The successful Los Angeles 2024 Summer Olympic & Paralympic Games Bid
  • Other projects include Sochi 2014, Istanbul 2020 Bid, Canada Winter Games 2015, FIFA Women's World Cup, Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games
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