Madeleine Orr

Founder & Co-Director, The Sport Ecology Group

Madeleine Orr is the Co-Director of the Sport Ecology Group and a PhD candidate in Sport Management at the University of Minnesota. Maddy studies the impacts of climate change on the sport sector, and splits her time between teaching in the Faculty of Management at Laurentian University (Canada) and studying in the Twin Cities. Prior to beginning her doctoral program, Maddy worked in tourism operations in the ski industry, sold and activated sponsorship in the racing industry, and managed special projects at the Rio 2016 Olympics. She holds Masters degrees in Natural Resource Science and Event Management, and has lived in Canada, the U.S., France and England.