International Institute for Sport Business and Leadership | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

International Institute for Sport Business and Leadership

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A global leader for advanced research in 
sport business and leadership

The vision of the institute is to be the sought, referenced and intellectual home of sport business research in Canada, and the choice of doctoral students, media organizations, thought leaders and international collaborators in the field.



Dick Pound, chair of UofG sport business and leadership institute

Chair of the Institute's Advisory Board, Richard Pound


Currently a member of the International Olympic Committee, Richard Pound is chair of the Institute’s executive advisory board. Mr. Pound is a global leader in the business of sport and has been named to Time Magazine's 100 most influential people list.

Read more about Mr. Pound and our full executive advisory board