Sarah Kelly is an Associate Professor in Law and Marketing and the director of External Engagement at the University of Queensland Business School and a qualified lawyer. She is globally known for her research, speaking and consulting in the sports field and is also co-leading a research hub at UQ in Trust, Ethics and Governance. She teaches Sports Law and Marketing and has won awards for her teaching and provides strategic mentorship to sports technology start-up companies. Sarah is a visiting fellow at Loughborough University Institute of Sport and OP Jindal University.
Serving on a range of corporate, government and not-for-profit boards, across a variety of sectors since 2013, Sarah is a highly respected and accomplished business leader and company director, with strong government and stakeholder relations capacity. She has over 30 years of commercial experience, including as a commercial lawyer, strategy consultant and researcher. Sarah currently serves as a non-executive director on several boards, including as Deputy Chair of the Brisbane Lions AFL Football Club, Tourism and Events Qld, Events Management Qld, The Gregory Terrace Foundation and the Wandering Warriors.