Judith Griggs

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Judith Griggs is an Australian lawyer,[1] business executive, active in entertainment and sports rights management. She is the co-founder of Sports Rights Management LLP, based in London.

Early life and education[edit]

Griggs graduated in law from the University of Adelaide.[2] She is a graduate of Harvard Business School via the Advanced Management Program.


Between 1989 and 1994, she worked in Formula One, involved in Promotions and Administration in London.[3] She also managed Formula 1 and World Motorcycle race promotion contracts and broadcast rights.

Griggs was the first CEO of the Australian Grand Prix Corporation in Melbourne[4][5][6] and is a minority shareholder in Formula 1's holding company, Delta Topco.[7]

Between 1998 and 2013, Griggs was COO of Allsport Management SA, which managed all aspects of trackside advertising, the VIP Paddock Club activities, merchandising and product licensing and other commercial aspects of the sport.[8][9] [10] [11]

In February 2015, Judith founded Sports Rights Management LLP with British entertainment entrepreneur, Charles Garland.[12] She is also a member of the Global Advisory Board of South Australia's Investment Attraction Agency.[13]

Griggs was named Australian Business Woman of the Year in 1996 in the public sector category.[by whom?]


  1. ^ Griffin, Michelle (23 February 2005). "Whatever Happened To? - Judith Griggs". The Age. Retrieved 24 October 2015 – via legalcontracts.com. 
  2. ^ Collings, Timothy (2004). The Piranha Club: Power and Influence in Formula One. Virgin Books Limited. p. 149. ISBN 978-0-7535-0965-4. 
  3. ^ Business Review Weekly: BRW. Business Review Weekly. 1996. p. 73. 
  4. ^ Christensen, Karen; Guttmann, Allen; Pfister, Gertrud (2001). International Encyclopedia of Women and Sports: A-G. Macmillan Reference USA. p. 86. ISBN 978-0-02-864951-1. 
  5. ^ Autocar. Haymarket Motoring Pub. 1998. p. 121. 
  6. ^ Howe, Alan (13 June 2011). "What's the big secret? It's our money". Herald Sun. 
  7. ^ "Griggs on the grid for a win". The Australian Financial Review. 30 May 2012. 
  8. ^ Black, Jacob (2 March 2011). "An Australian woman is shaping up as a possible successor to Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone". Fox Sports. 
  9. ^ Butler, Ben (7 May 2013). "Bouris facing judgment, too". Sydney Morning Herald. 
  10. ^ Naess, Hans Erik (24 September 2014). A Sociology of the World Rally Championship: History, Identity, Memories and Place. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 131–. ISBN 978-1-137-40544-9. 
  11. ^ http://www.grandprix.com/gpe/cref-grijud.html
  12. ^ Russell, Christopher (14 June 2015). "New SA sport 'event' to be created under new government plan to boost tourism". Adelaide Now. 
  13. ^ http://invest.sa.gov.au/news/global-advisory-board-boost-south-australias-investment-attraction/#.VzCnY2NHMhY