Bianca was one of the youngest players ever to have debuted for the Australian Diamonds at the age of only 18. She made a name for herself on the court as one of the toughest defenders in the country and was soon recognised as one of the most respected leaders in women’s sport.
After taking the sporting world by storm, gold medal winning netballer Bianca Chatfield’s journey from professional athlete to leading media personality and business owner is indicative of her vivacious nature, dedication and professionalism across all fields.
During her time on the netball court, Bianca endured some tough times but also enjoyed great success; wining both gold and silver medals at the Commonwealth Games alongside a host of premiership victories and awards. Since retiring from the sport in 2015, her career has grown from strength to strength. Bianca splits her time advocating for women in sport through media and educating on leadership and how to develop a high-performance mindset to get the best out of yourself whether that be in the sporting or business worlds.
A celebrated athlete and excellent communicator, Bianca fast became one of the prominent female voices in Australian sport. Bianca works across a variety of TV and radio shows including, host and lead caller of the Fox Sports Netball Commentary team, host of Centre Court Netball Show, presenter on House of Wellness on the Seven Network and host of Women’s Footy on Channel Nine. She is also a panellist on Offsiders on the ABC and fulfils guest roles on radio including 1116 SEN and ABC 774.
As an extension of Bianca’s online leadership program The Ignition Project, in 2016 Bianca launched her first book called Every Girl Needs A Plan which seeks to empower women to find their passion, navigate through the fear of change, and nail down a game plan to make it happen.
Bianca, together with Victoria University Sport, has developed a High Performance Academy through which she provides high performance netball coaching to a group of young women who share the desire of playing netball at the elite level.
2018 was an exciting year for Bianca who teamed up with former teammate Carla Dziwoki, as a dynamic duo on The Block, impressing with their calm and empowering approach to renovating The Gatwick, St.Kilda. Bianca works with a closely considered pool of brands in an ambassadorship capacity including Chemist Warehouse, Victoria University, and Lexus of Berwick.
Bianca is also a Member of the Government appointed MCG Trust which vests administration of the Melbourne Cricket Ground in the Melbourne Cricket Club
Possessing a wealth of knowledge and expertise across multiple fields, Bianca is also an engaging and sought-after MC, keynote speaker and facilitates leadership workshops.