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John Lee named Chair of SportsGrid’s Advisory Board

John Lee named Chair of SportsGrid’s Advisory Board
February 8, 2023

John Lee, the former Chief Executive of the Tourism and Transport Forum and NRL clubs the Sydney Roosters and South Sydney, who stepped down from his role as Director General of the Queensland Department of Tourism, Innovation and Sport last year, has been named as the Chair of SportsGrid’s Advisory Board.

The sports technology company, which owns and operates the industry leading sports management technology platform revolutioniseSPORT, created its Advisory Board last year with Sport NSW Chair and Scouts NSW Chief Executive, Carolyn Campbell the first Chair.

revolutioniseSPORT is an online, cloud-based, end-to-end platform for sporting and community organisations servicing over 250 state and national sporting organisations as well as 15,000 sporting clubs across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and the Asia Pacific with clients including Athletics Australia, Australian Sailing, Hockey Australia and Softball Australia.

Currently the Director of Corporate Strategy for the VALD human measurement technology company, Lee’s multi-sector industry experience includes having been a Director of the North Queensland Cowboys and Netball Australia, a former Australian Sports Commission Board member and having served as Director General of the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Commenting on his new role on social media, Lee wrote “(it’s) great to be joining the team headed by the co-founders Alex Mednis & Teresa Simonetti at this exciting time.”

Image: John Lee. Credit: SportsGrid.

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Nigel Benton

Co-founder/Publisher, Australasian Leisure Management

Nigel Benton is the co-founder and Publisher of Australasian Leisure Management, Australia and New Zealand’s only magazine for professionals in all areas of the leisure industry. Having established the magazine in 1997, shortly after his relocation to Australia, he has managed its readership rising to over 11,500 and its acceptance as the industry journal for professionals in aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues.

In 2020, he launched the new Asian Leisure Business website.

Among a range of published works and features, his comments on a Blog (blogspot) from 2007 to 2011, when this website went live in its current form, may be interesting to reflect back on.

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14th March 2022 - revolutioniseSPORT partners with Women in Engineering groups at Sydney University and University of NSW

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15th November 2021 - revolutioniseSPORT innovation to help sports analyse retention and attrition as they enter COVID-19 recovery

8th November 2021 - revolutioniseSPORT completes migration to Amazon Web Services to drive next phase of growth

28th October 2021 - revolutioniseSPORT releases new tools to assist grassroots clubs in managing data collection at scale

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27th September 2021 - revolutioniseSPORT releases new features to manage sporting officials’ courses and accreditations

22nd February 2021 - Softball Australia updates stakeholders on revolutioniseSPORT transition

24th May 2018 - John Lee to head group evaluating the management of Queensland stadiums

7th May 2017 - John Lee appointed Chief Executive at Australian Sailing

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