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Gavin Freeman - The Business Olympian. Melbourne, , AU

Gavin Freeman Gavin Freeman

Director | The Business Olympian

Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Business Olympian - Building high performing teams





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Gavin’s background is diverse as it is unique –He is a fully registered psychologist with over 12 years experience in both the sporting and corporate world. He has held a Directors position within a large consulting company as well as an internal head of HR. He specialises in developing excellence in high performing individuals and teams.

His book, “The Business Olympian” released in June 2008 captures the mental toughness lessons learned from elite athletes and how these skills can be easily transferred into the corporate world. Gavin consults to CEO’s, Managers and Elite Coaches delivering a variety of experiential Performance Mastery Workshops, Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, and Team Building experiences.

Gavin is a keen basketballer, albeit suffers from still thinking he is 21. His interests include “playing with technology” general fitness and most importantly his 2 young children. He is currently working on his next three books and can usually be heard on one of the business radio shows across Australia and channel 7 sunrise program. He conducts a monthly podcast on mental toughness, interviewing CEO’s and Executives gaining their perception on mental toughness

He holds a Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Psychology from University of Western Australia, a Master of Psychology from University of Southern Queensland and his MBA is from Deakin.

Industry Expertise (3)

Financial Services


Sport - Professional

Areas of Expertise (4)

Leading Through Change

Building Your Mental Toughness and Resilience

High Performing Teams

Performing Under Pressure

Accomplishments (2)

Author Business Olympian (professional)

First book hit the book stores in 2008, three more on the way

Member of 2006 Olympic Team (professional)

team psychologist for the 2006 winter olympic team

Education (2)

USQ: Masters, Psychology 1998

Deakin: MBA 2006

Testimonials (1)

Rod Leaver, CEO | Lend Lease Asia

A wonderfully engaging presentation that left the team understanding what it takes to be motivated and dedicated to be the best that they can.

Event Appearances (2)

Performing under pressure

Chamber of commerce  Canberra


Building a high performing team

ARFF conference  Sydney




  • Keynote
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Author Appearance
  • Corporate Training


2500 to 8000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee