Jessie Barr

Available for speaker appearances, brand partnerships and social media collaborations.

Jessie Barr has an impressive background in both international athletics and high performance sports psychology. Her experiences as an Olympian, academic achievements, and professional roles make her a valuable asset in sports psychology.


As a Performance Psychologist at the Sport Ireland Institute, she brings a unique blend of practical knowledge and academic rigour to her work with elite athletes, helping them to achieve their peak performance.

Barr’s involvement in major sporting events such as the Olympic Games and the European Games is a testament to her expertise and reputation within the field.


Her research focus on mental health stigma in elite sports highlights her commitment and passion for understanding and addressing the psychological challenges faced by athletes. Her interest in the mental health benefits of exercise further underscores her holistic approach to well-being.


In her media contributions and public speaking engagements, Barr shares insights gleaned from her own experiences and her work with elite athletes. These insights, covering topics such as resilience, positive mindset, burnout, and mastering the performance mindset, are not only relevant to sports but also have broader applications in business and personal development.


This versatility in her expertise makes her a valuable resource for a wide range of individuals and organizations.



Jessie Barr
Jessie Barr