Leanne Cunnold has been named as an Appointed Director on the Board of Australian Taekwondo.
She brings a "broad range of experience" after accepting the role, the governing body said.
This includes several executive positions and more than 25 years in the information technology industry across Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and the United States.
Her work has included enterprises, small to medium businesses and Government organisations.
"Leanne also has a diverse business and leadership skillset in sales, marketing, strategy, mergers and acquisitions, process digitisation and transformations, and brings to the Board a breadth of commercial expertise with key strengths in business development, driving profitable growth and organisational change," Australian Taekwondo said.
"At a personal level, Leanne also has a strong interest in community sport, and in particular martial arts having studied karate in Japan in her youth, and is well placed to leverage her business development skills in this area."