Kereyn Smith is a Director and Consultant, who recently completed a successful 11 year tenure as CEO of the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) and has joined Cycling NZ as a Transition Director for 12 months.
Bringing a strong focus on integrity, athlete wellbeing and governance Kereyn provided strong and stable leadership and oversight for NZ Team campaigns spanning three Olympiads. This included Summer Games (London 2012, Rio 2016, Tokyo 2020), Winter Games (Sochi 2014, PyeongChang 2018, Beijing 2022) and two Commonwealth Games (Glasgow 2014, Gold Coast 2018).
Kereyn is a Vice President of the Commonwealth Games Federation where she chairs the Sport Committee and the Coordination Commission for the 2026 Victoria Commonwealth Games. She has served on the IOC Sport and Active Society Commission and was member of the IOC Evaluation Commission for the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Host City.
Kereyn was awarded the 2022 ISPS Handa Sport NZ Leadership Award, and in 2023 New Year’s Honours was named a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to sports governance. She has also received international acclaim for advocacy work to increase the participation of women in sport across all roles and functions.