James Sutherland


Cricket Australia

James Sutherland joined the Sport Male Champions of Change group in 2015

James Sutherland has been Chief Executive Officer of Cricket Australia since 2001.

His role as CEO of Cricket Australia involves leading the national umbrella body responsible for the administration of cricket. It also involves a close relationship with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the administration of global issues through the ICC’s Chief Executive Committee, of which he is a member.

In addition to his role at Cricket Australia, James is the Chairman of COMPPS – the coalition of major Australian sports – and was a board member of the Local Organising Committee responsible for staging the 2015 Cricket World Cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

James was educated at Melbourne University and qualified as a chartered accountant, working for Ernst & Young before moving into sports management. He participated in the Executive Program at Stanford University in 2011.