Michael is a dedicated professional to the sport, leisure, recreation and parks industries. His knowledge and skills span 15 years of operations and event delivery, sport, recreation and government planning, facility management and commercial business development.
Michael's work history includes major event planning and delivery in Sydney and Manchester (Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games). He also has international experience in sports facility and stadia development, having worked with the UK's largest sporting charity, the Football Foundation, as a consultant advising on, developing, and managing sports facility development projects.
Before launching insideEDGE, Michael worked for a number of consultancy practices in both London and Melbourne, managing a variety of projects for sport, government and community organisations. Extensive consultancy experience within these sectors, combined with experience in managing leisure facility and services contracts in local government, provides Michael with a well rounded approach to consultancy from planning and management perspectives.
Gavin is a dedicated tertiary qualified leisure professional with 15 years experience in managing local and state government projects and in leisure facility management.
Gavin’s work history has included the management of leisure facilities and programs with the YMCA and extensive leisure facility contract management experience, having managed the contract operations of the Nillumbik Shire’s five major sport, leisure and aquatic facilities.
In a previous role as a State Facilities Consultant for Sport and Recreation Victoria, Gavin delivered a range of major capital works projects as part of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games program. Gavin’s diversity of experience in facility planning, delivery and management, combined with exceptional stakeholder engagement skills at community, executive and government levels provides him with great knowledge to advise on strategic, business, operational and policy development projects with insideEDGE.
Sport and Recreation Consultant
Adrian is a dedicated sport and leisure industry professional with more than seven years’ experience working within Local Government and the community sport and leisure sectors.
Adrian’s work history has included government sport and recreation management, sports club development, facility and reserve master planning, capital works and project management. Adrian also has extensive experience within community sport having held positions on Parkland and Athletics Reference Groups within his own community.
Adrian’s particular interest in the development of grassroots sport combined with his professional background provides him with the necessary experience and technical capabilities to support sport and leisure strategic project delivery, consultation, research and stakeholder engagement.
Lisa’s commitment to the sport and leisure industry spans 15 years at the executive level in the community sport environment and includes business planning, funding procurement, major facilities development and stakeholder management.
Her work history includes strategic human resource management, contemporary governance and corporate communication within the local government environment and consulting on government partnerships, infrastructure and planning with AFL Victoria.
Lisa has also managed her own property development business, overseeing all facets of business operation from strategic planning to marketing, financial management, project management and staff and resource allocation.
Lisa’s professional experience and her knowledge of community based sports management, particularly in a regional context, sees her perfectly placed to deliver insideEDGE specialist community engagement processes. Lisa will also oversee all facets of insideEDGE business operation and the planning and delivery of company projects, products and services.