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Robert McMurtrie

About the author

Robert McMurtrie

Founder and Director, Sportspeople Recruitment

A former Chief Executive/Event Director for the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix and CEO, Netball Australia Robert McMurtrie founded industry recruitment service Sportspeople Recruitment in 1996.

Sportspeople Recruitment rapidly grew to become the industry's largest recruitment service.

He is presently Sportspeople Recruitment’s Director, Talent and Search.

 
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Authors

Greg Blood

Greg Blood has extensive experience as a sport librarian and researcher with an interest is in the history and development of sport policy in Australia.

Employed as a librarian at Australian Institute of Sport/Australian Sports Commission from 1983 to 2011, since 2017 he has been Publications Officer, Australian Society of Sport History.

He also writes for Australian Sports Reflections.

Arthur Stanley

General Manager - Media & Communications at VenuesLive

Arthur Stanley is one of Sydney's most experienced media professionals, having spent over 40 years in mainstream media and corporate communications roles.

He joined ANZ Stadium as General Manager of Media and Communications and a member of the Executive Leadership Team in December 2011.

Click here to contact Arthur via LinkedIn.

Gwen Luscombe

Writer, editor and copywriter for the travel, tourism, business events and hospitality industry, Gwen Luscombe is Director of the Ideas Library and a former Editor of Spice magazine.

Click here to contact her via LinkedIn.

Richard Young

Freelance writer, copywriter, and editor

Richard Young is a freelance writer based in Melbourne. Originally from Ireland, he moved overseas in 2015 and began his writing journey.

From travelling and living overseas, cultural, and social differences are a go-to topic, as well as the social changes throughout multi-cultural countries.

He has found cultural diversity a fascinating avenue to explore and continues to develop new angles of interest.

Contact inquiries welcome via rywriters.com

Chris Skinner

Managing Director, HF Industries

Chris Skinner is the widely respected Managing Director of leading fitness supplier HF Industries.

His 40 plus years of achievement in supplying the fitness industry was profiled in Australasian Leisure Management issue 138.

Earlier this year (2020) his book Everest and Beyond - The Himalayas by Bike was published, charting a motorcycle journey he and a group of friends undertook from the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu to the city of Lhasa, capital of the Chinese region of Tibet.

Click here to contact HF Industries via their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory.

Anton Kajlich

Managing Director, Anti Wave Global

Anton Kajlich is the Managing Director of Anti Wave Global Pty Ltd. The son of Anti Wave founder Anti Kajlich, Anton proudly continues on the long standing tradition of Anti Wave, 
with a renewed focus on product innovation and development, as well as increasing the availability and distribution of all Anti Wave product offerings through the development of new global partnerships.

A previous Australian Youth Polo goalie, Anton brings over 25 years of knowledge and experience in the aquatics industry. He has previously worked as Product Manager for Anti Wave, responsible for global product research and development. He has also worked for over a decade in Export Market Development with the company; responsible for the formation of new global Anti Wave partnerships around the world including the establishment of Licensed production and distribution of Anti Wave products in key international markets and regions.
Anton is committed to driving the global expansion of the Anti Wave brand and product range, through the development of new cooperative partnerships, and with a focus on new product innovations to suit the needs of clubs and facilities around the world.

He explains “the Anti Wave story and company history is based on over 50 years of continual and longstanding innovation and product development, and working towards the best possible global availability and service for all clubs and pools from the smallest facilities right up to key international events; we continue that history today with a diverse range of new products and ongoing research and development activities to keep Anti Wave at the forefront of design and innovation in the sector. We keep the needs of all clubs and facilities in the front and centre of our mind in all that we do, and we proudly maintain strong connections to ground level swim and polo teams, clubs and pools around the world; the original incubators of so much global talent, which are often forgotten or looked over by the larger aquatics organisations.’

Anton speaks English and Spanish and enjoys surfing, travelling and spending time with his wife and family.

Click here to Anti Wave Global's company profile.

Simon Weatherill

Managing Director, World Wide Sports Management

A highly experienced chief executive, Simon Weatherill has exceptional skills in leadership development and business mentoring.

Since the mid 1990s he has assisted in building Melbourne's reputation as 'The Sporting Capital of The World' by developing four major facilities and creating the Melbourne Sports Hub where community and elite sport coexist.

Currently he works with a number of organisations to improve the performance of their senior management teams.

Click here to contact him via LinkedIn.

James Croll

With a background in adventure tourism, events management and marketing, James Croll is a regular contributor to Australasian Leisure Management and Asian Leisure Business.

Click here to view his LinkedIn profile.