Speakers Profile - Giaan Rooney










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Giaan Rooney's memorable smile, natural beauty and ability to communicate and engage are almost trumped by her enormous energy for work. It is not surprising that her career has been jeweled with success.

Television viewers would have recently seen her as the host of new series Battlefronts, while her media career includes reporting posts on Today, Getaway and Wide World of Sports. Giaan has a Medal of the Order of Australia and swimming medals at every level of competition.

Giaan is an ambassador for Uncle Tobys, MAB Corporation and Lindemans Early Harvest. She is also involved with community groups, New Life Care and the Lort Smith Animal Home.Giaan Rooney’s memorable smile, natural beauty and ability to engage are almost trumped by her enormous energy for
work. An adept speaker and presenter, Giaan is a person of enormous talent and professionalism.

As a former darling of Australian Swimming, Giaan holds medals at every level of competition, including an Olympic Gold.

In 2006, Giaan retired from swimming to forge a successful career as an Australian TV presenter.
Giaan’s high profile broadcast involvement with Channel 7 has included the Brisbane News team, 2018 Commonwealth
Games, 2016 Rio Olympics, Australian Open coverage, commentator for the Australian Swimming Championships, and
presenter on the House of Wellness.
Giaan has previously spent years with Channel Nine where she was involved across a range of shows including a coanchor of Wide World of Sports, presenting stories on Getaway, Postcards, the 2010 Winter Olympics, 2012 London Olympics, Nine’s Spring Racing Coverage and the Today Show weather.

Giaan is an Ambassador for CareSuper, Life Space Probiotics, Maxxia/RemServ and PetStock National Adpotion Day. She is also an avid supporter of her chosen
charities, the Nelune Foundation, Lort Smith Animal Hospital and the
Sony Foundation.

After spending many years in Melbourne, Giaan relocated to the Gold Coast with her husband Sam and two children, Zander and Alexa.