Belinda Clark AO
Belinda Clark, AO, was appointed Executive General Manager of Community Cricket in March 2018.
Belinda joined Cricket Australia in 2001 as Women’s Cricket Operations Manager, before occupying the role of Senior Manager of Team Performance in 2005 for more than 11 years. Tasked with overseeing the construction, implementation and management of the Bupa National Cricket Centre and the programs that are coordinated from the Brisbane base. Belinda was responsible for delivering strategies for Australian cricket to thrive at the elite level.
Currently, Belinda holds the role of Executive General Manager Community Cricket, a role she has recently returned to since concluding her duties as Interim Executive General Manager of Team Performance. Belinda was in this interim role from November 2018 – August 2019. A leader in the Australian sports industry, Belinda was an elite cricketer who captained the Australian Women’s Cricket Team from 1994-2005. Within that time, she was also CEO of Women’s Cricket Australia and steered the organisation through an integration with Cricket Australia.
Belinda’s contribution to cricket has been recognised globally, holding a place in the Hall of Fame of the International Cricket Council (ICC), Sport Australia and Australian Cricket, along with sitting on 2 ICC Committees - Cricket Committee and Women’s Committee. Belinda received further recognition last year when she became an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for her services to cricket.
Outside of cricket, Belinda has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) at the University of Sydney, has an Hon Doctorate in Education (Newcastle University) and spent time at Harvard Business School completing an Advanced Management Program.