Stacey Allaster is a visionary global leader serving amateur and professional sports for the past 30+ years. Made in Canada sports leader, Stacey is the Chief Executive of Professional Tennis at the USTA. She is the first female tournament director of the US Open and is responsible for the strategic growth of professional tennis. Formerly Chair/ CEO of the WTA Tour, she was instrumental in the international growth of women’s tennis, notably securing equal prize money at Roland Garros and Wimbledon.
She spent 18 years within Canada’s sport system, with full experience in the work of NSOs and PSOs. Throughout Allaster’s career, she has supported athletes at all levels and has a deep understanding of the athlete’s journey and the role that sport organizations play in delivering the support and safe environment athletes require to achieve their goals.
Known as a trailblazer for diversity and gender equality, Stacey is fueled by her passion to use professional sports to inspire and provide access to youth to play sports.
Allaster has received numerous awards including being named one of Forbes’s most powerful women in sport and in 2022 she was appointed Companion of the Order of Canada, the nation’s highest civilian honor.