Michelle Ford-Eriksson MBE from Sydney, Australia was an Olympic gold and bronze medallist in swimming in 1980, and dual world record holder. She is a University of Southern California graduate with a master’s degree in Sports Psychology and a bachelor’s degree in business communication. She has held directorships of the Australian Sports Commission, Australian Sports Foundation, and Swimming Australia.
Michelle was a member of the first IOC Athletes Commission, Australia’s first member of this important Commission, alongside the current IOC President, Thomas Bach, and Sebastian Coe, President World Athletics.
Michelle lives in Switzerland.