Jojo Ferris

Head, Olympic Refuge Foundation

Jojo is Head of the Olympic Refuge Foundation and responsible for the Social Development through Sport unit at the International Olympic Committee. Jojo managed the Australian Government’s $35 million Sport for Development program – the Pacific Sports Partnerships and was Continental Manager at the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG). She was also the Founding Manager of the Sports Training and Outreach Program (STOP HIV) with UNAIDS and ONOC in Fiji and the Pacific and has held various Board positions including with Sportanddev, Documentary Australia Foundation and her own Family Foundation. Jojo holds a Masters in International Health and was awarded Best Director, Documentary from the Sydney Film School Diploma.