Hannah Burns

Head Of Games Promotion
International Olympic Committee

Currently the Head of Promotion of the Olympic Games and Olympic Candidatures at the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Hannah’s career in sports spans for over 10 years – since she graduated from the masters in July 2006. Before entering the professional sports world, Hannah worked in politics and government administration. Right after university, Burns worked for Jean Chrétien, who was the Prime Minister of Canada, in policy development. he later went on to work for the Minister Responsible for National Revenue, before deciding to make a change in her career

During her ten years at the IOC, Hannah held several positions within the Sports Department and was responsible for matters relating to several IOC Commissions, namely Athletes, Entourage, Sport for all Commission and Olympic Programme.



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