EDUCATION

Secondary

  • Christ’s College, Christchurch, NZ

Tertiary

  • University of Canterbury, Christchurch, NZ
    • Bachelor of Laws, 1980
    • Business Administration courses: Marketing Management, Organisational and Personnel Management and Managerial Accounting & Finance 1983
  • Australian Institute of Management, Melbourne, Australia
    • Commercial Negotiation course, 1984
  • University of Melbourne, Australia
    • Master of Laws course: Sport, Commerce and the Law, 1990
  • Victorian Bar, Readers Course, Melbourne, 1991
  • LEADR, Mediation Course, Auckland, 1995
  • New Zealand Law Society, Duty Solicitor Course, Dunedin 1997

ADMISSIONS TO PRACTICE & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • High Court of New Zealand, 1982
  • Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia, 1985
  • High Court of Australia, 1985
  • Member of the New Zealand Law Society
  • Honourary Life Member of the Australia and New Zealand Sports Law Association

ASSOCIATIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Ski Racing New Zealand Chairman and Board Member 2004 to 2010
  • New Zealand Representative to International Ski Federation (FIS) 2004 to 2010
  • Member of the Australia and New Zealand Cup Committee 2004 to 2010
  • Member of FIS Medical Committee 2006 to 2010
  • Member of the FIS Alpine Classifications Sub Committee 2006 to 2010
  • Conference member of FIS Alpine Committee 2006 to 2010
  • Queenstown Alpine Ski Team Board Member 2002 to 2004
  • Wakatipu Ski Club, President 1996 to 2000
  • Founding member of the Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association (ANZSLA)
  • Editor of ANZSLA Newsletter from 1991 to 1995
  • Witness to Australian Senate Committee Inquiry on Olympic Insignia Protection Sydney, 1994
  • New Zealand Alpine Sports Academy Educational Trust – formation and trustee.
  • New Zealand Universities Sports Union (NZU) Ski Council Representative 1980 to 1982
  • New Zealand Universities Ski Team member to World University Winter Games, Spain, 1981
  • Professional Ski Instructors of America
  • International Ski Instructors Association
  • Australian Ski Industries Association
  • Member Queenstown Tennis Club