IOC Executive Board, President NOC Australia, President CAS

Education

Bachelor of Law, Sydney University

Career

Lawyer and Company Director

Sports practised

Rowing (coxswain)

Sports administration

Member of the Executive (1982-1985), Vice-President (1985-1990) then President (1990-) of the NOC; President of the Australian Rowing Council (1983-1988); Council member of the International Rowing Federation (FISA, 1992-); Senior Vice-President of SOCOG (1993-2000) and Chairman of SOCOG Sports Commission (1996-2000); member (1994) and Vice-President (1995-) of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS); Chairman of the Australian Olympic Foundation (1996-); member, Sydney Olympic Park Authority (2005-); Director (1985) and Deputy Chairman (1986-1989) of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS); member (1987-1989) and Deputy Chairman (1989-1998) of the Australian Sports Commission (incl. AIS); Australian Olympic Team Rowing Section Manager at the Montreal Games, Administration Director at the Moscow Games, Deputy Chef de mission at the Los Angeles Games and Chef de mission at the Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens and Beijing Games

Awards and distinctions

Olympic Order in Gold (2000); FISA Medal of Honour (2000), Member of the Order of Australia (1989); Officer of the Order of Australia (1995); Companion of the Order of Australia (2006)

IOC history

Vice-President of the Executive Board (2013-); Member of the Executive Board (2009-2013); Member of the following Commissions: Juridical (2002-), Olympic Games Study (2002-2003), TV Rights and New Media (2005-), Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London in 2012 (2005-); President of the International Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Next Games: Kansai 2021
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