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Mark Sesnan


Managing Director GLL

Based in Europe Mark Sesan is MD of GLL (formerly Greenwich Leisure) GLL manages over 250 leisure centres in partnership with more than 30  local councils. In all the areas encouraging people to improve  their health and happiness, by leading an active lifestyle.

Tim Gledhill


CEO Peninsula Leisure

A driven Executive Leader with demonstrated success over 20 years,  delivering results within a diverse range of high profile sporting,  charity and event organisations, through dynamic periods of growth and  change. 

Dr Petah Gibbs

Dr Petah Gibbs

Psychology & High performance Consultant

Petah works with Australian companies and professional sporting clubs & leagues (AFL, NBL, WNBL, NBA, NCAA). Specialising in manager/employee 

and coach/player relationships, mental health & wellbeing, professional & personal development, career transition, and character profiling (recruiting)

Dr John Tower


Honorary Research Fellow, Recreation and Sport Management, Victoria University

A  lifetime of teaching sport & Recreation students. Now Bon Leisure's  Research & Education Manager.   Gripping ideas to  keep all thinking

Chris Farrell


Managing Director Venue Legal Consulting

Chris has been a lawyer since 1982 working in a broad range of  areas including commercial  litigation, commercial law and taxation.  Now he works with sporting bodies and venues in the  commercial area.

Bruce McKay GAIDC


CEO Western Leisure Centres

Experienced results driven Chief Executive Officer with a  history of working in the Facilities & Services industry. Skilled in  working with Boards and senior stakeholders, Leadership, Governance,  Risk, Coaching, Government, Facility Management (FM), Shareholder  Management and General Management. 

Lisa Price


Director Event Operations Australia

Having worked within the Venue Management Industry for over 25 years Lisa's skills include leadership, emergency management and event management.

Michael Ryle


CEO Bon Leisure
25  years as CEO, Director, General Manager roles in sport, recreation and  leisure venues. Mentoring and injecting ideas comes naturally. 

Grant Connors


CEO Aquatics and Recreation Victoria.

As CEO of ARV Grant is dedicated to driving the industry forward.

These are just some of the talented and experienced people we are bringing together.

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