The AISACT Leadership Breakfast series brings together the wider ACT education community to hear from captivating and pertinent thought leaders and speakers from around Australia and the world. The breakfasts also provide a unique networking opportunity at one of Canberra’s and Australia’s most distinctive venues, the National Museum of Australia.
Chris Nunn OAM
Chris has recently returned from the 2016 Rio Paralympics, where he was Deputy Chef de Mission. This was his eighth Paralympic Games.
Chris began his career as a teacher before moving into coaching. He was an elite athlete, competing in the Decathlon at the 1982 Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, and attended the 1988 Summer Paralympic in Seoul as support coach for amputee track and field athletes. Chris was Head Athletics Coach at the 2000 Sydney Games, and was appointed Head Coach of the Australian Institute of Sport Athletics program in 2000. In 2014 he was Chef de Mission at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games.
Chris is internationally recognised for his leadership and strategic thinking. He has challenged attendees at the many international conferences at which he has been keynote speaker on critical factors in leadership, including the necessity to understand themselves before attempting to lead others, and for organisations to invest in their people.