Biathlon Canada is pleased to announce Heather Ambery as our new General Manager. Heather will join the Biathlon Canada team starting mid-August 2018.
Heather comes to Biathlon Canada from the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), where she was Program Manager, National Sport Federation Services. During her time at the COC, she helped manage the National Sport Federation Enhancement Initiative, which is a program designed to enhance business functions and build capacity in Canada’s National Sport Federations. Heather was also a member of the mission staff for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
“I am thrilled and honoured to be joining the Biathlon Canada team during such an exciting time for the organization,” says Ambery. “I look forward to collaborating with the Canadian biathlon community as we continue growing the sport at the grassroots level, succeeding on the international stage, and striving to be an exemplary sport federation.”
Heather’s background also includes experience working in major events and at the local level. She was the Competitions Manager at the Ottawa venue for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015TM and played an integral role on the operations team at one of Canada’s largest soccer clubs, West Ottawa Soccer Club.
Biathlon Canada’s team is looking forward to building our sport under Heather’s leadership.