Board of Directors

Swimming Australia - Board of Directors

  • Mr John Bertrand AO - President
  • John Bertrand

    BE (Hons) Monash University, MSc Ocean Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    • Dual Olympian – Munich 1972, Montreal 1976 (Bronze medallist)
    • Skippered Australia II to victory in the 1983 America's Cup
    • Member of the Order of Australia in recognition of services to yachting (1985)
    • Awarded Australian Sports Medal for outstanding achievement in the America's Cup (2000)
    • Awarded Centenary Medal for service to Australian society through sport (2001)
    • Chairman of the Prime Minister's Alannah and Madeline Foundation (2001 - current)
    • Chairman of The Sport Australia Hall of Fame (2005 - current)
    • Named Melbournian of the Year (2008)
    • Received Monash University's Distinguished Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award (2011)
    • Vice Chancellor Professorial Fellow of Monash University (2013)
  • Mr Daniel Burger - Director
  • B.Arch. (Melb), Grad. Dip. Proj. Man. (VUT), RAIA
    • Director, Debuilt Property Pty Ltd (Current)
    • Director, Gresham Property Funds Management Ltd (2006 - 2013)
    • Managing Director, Escor Property Pty Ltd (Ridge Corp Pty Ltd) (1996 - 2005)
    • Former President, Swimming Victoria Inc.
    • Former Committee, Melbourne Vicentre Swimming Club Inc.
  • Ms Abi Cleland - Director
  • BA (Monash University), BCom (Monash University), MBA (Melbourne University), GAICD

    Managing Director Absolute Partners (Current)
    Non-Executive Director Orora
    Chair Planwise (fintech start-up)
    Advisory Committee Member Lazards PE Fund 2
    Non-Executive Director AIBM (Business Spectator) (2010 - 2012)
    Prior Appointments: MD 333 Management, GM Direct Channels ANZ, GM Strategy/Corporate Development (ANZ, IPL, Amcor)

  • Mr Bruce Havilah - Director
  • SAB (Dip Law at Sydney Uni & Uni of WA)

    • Principal, Havilah Legal (1997 - current)
    • Admitted to Supreme Court WA (1995), Bar in NSW (1995) and High Court of Australia (1995)
    • President of Swimming WA (2003 - 2005)
    • Pro-bono services to State Swimming bodies
    • NSW State Swimming Finalist Swimmer (1971/1972)
    • Member Sans Souci Swimming Club (NSW) (1967 - 1978)
    • Member Central Aquatic Swimming Club (WA) (2001 - current)
  • Mr Graeme Johnson - Director
  • B Comm - M App Fin - FCA

    • Chief Financial Officer, Clayton Utz (Current)
    • Chief Financial Officer, Oaks Hotels and Resorts Limited (2009 - 2011)
    • Chief Financial Officer, Macquarie Airports (2007- 2008)
    • Divisional Chief Financial Officer, Westpac (1995 - 2006) - BT Financial Group; Australian Business and Consumer Banking; Westpac New Zealand
    • Manager, KPMG Australia (1987 - 1995)
    • Former President, Kawana Waters Swimming Club
    • Former President, Northern Suburbs Swimming Association
    • Former Director and Treasurer, The Humpty Dumpty Foundation
    • Chairman, Swimming Australia Foundation

     

    • Ms Nicole Livingstone OAM - Director
    • Head of Women’s Football at Australian Football League

      • Managing Director Momentum Consultancy Group (Current)
      • Television host and sports broadcaster (1993 – current)
      • Triple Olympic Swimmer (1988, 1992, 1996 Olympic Games)
      • Olympic Silver & Dual Olympic Bronze Medallist
      • Member of the Australian Swimming Team (1985 - 1996)
      • Executive Board Member Australian Olympic Committee
      • Vice President, Victorian Olympic Council
      • Life Member Swimming Victoria, Melbourne Vicentre and Cheltenham Swimming Clubs
      • Board member VicHealth (Victorian Health Promotion)
      • Trust member, State Sports Centre Trust
      • Member of the AOC Athlete’s commission (1992 - 2000)
      • Co-Founder and Patron Ovarian Cancer Australia
      • Medal of the Order of Australia 1997; Australian Sports Medal, 2000; Victorian Women’s Honour Roll, 2006
      • International Olympic Committee (OBS) Television Commentator, 2012 Olympic Games

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    • Mr Simon Rothery - Director
    • BE, Macquarie University Sydney

      Goldman Sachs Partner Managing Director CEO, Australia and New Zealand (Current)
      Head of Securities, Australia and New Zealand Securities Division
      Co-Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs and Partners (2009 - 2001)
      Serves on the Asia Pacific Management Committee
      Goldman Sachs Head of the Capital Markets and Derivative Sales businesses in Asia Pacific Ex-Japan (1998 - 2001)

    • Ms Tracy Stockwell OAM - Director
    • Tracey Stockwell
      BJrnl, University of Florida, 1985
      • Director, Stockwell (1995 - current)
      • Director, Stockwell Foundation (2000 - current)
      • Dual Olympic Swimmer (1980, 1984)
      • Triple Olympic Gold Medallist (1984)
      • Five-time World Champion Gold Medallist (1978)
      • Five World and 63 American Records
      • United States Congressional Medal of Honour
      • Member of United States National Team (1977- 1984)
      • Director, Queensland Academy of Sport (2000 - 2012) (Chair 2007 - 2012)
      • Founding Member and Board Member of Womensport Queensland Association (1993 - 2007)
      • Director, Queensland Events Corporation (1999 - 2008)
      • Executive Officer, Queensland Academy of Sport (1992 - 1995)

       

       

    • Andrew Baildon
    • Managing Director at Baildon Group

      • Member of the Australian Swimming team (1987-1994)
      • Dual Olympian
        • 1988 Seoul
        • 1992 Barcelona

       

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