Malcolm Speed
Malcolm Speed Chairman

Malcolm Speed

Malcolm Speed has had a long and varied career as a lawyer, sports administrator, and company director. After 20 years as a senior basketball administrator, he was appointed in 1997 as Chief Executive of Cricket Australia. In 2001 he was appointed as Chief Executive of the International Cricket Council, a position he held up to 2008.

He now works as a consultant, company director and university lecturer. One of his roles is as Executive Director of the Coalition of Major Professional and Participation Sports (COMPPS) which consists of Australian Football League, Australia Rugby Union, Cricket Australia, Football Federation Australia, National Rugby League, Netball Australia and Tennis Australia.

He is a Life Member of ANSZLA and was the third recipient of ANZSLA's Outstanding Service to Sport Award in 2008. He is widely regarded as one of Australia's leading sports administrators.

He is also a Director of Victorian Major Events Company, Golf Australia and Richmond Football Club. He lectures in Sports Law at Melbourne University and Sports Administration at Deakin University.

Dr Sheila Nguyen
Dr Sheila Nguyen Executive Director

Dr Sheila Nguyen

Dr Sheila Nguyen, LEED Green Associate, is the Executive Director of the Sports Environment Alliance. She is committed to research evidencing the influence sport has as a change agent for social and environmental good. In her experience working with licensing/marketing (PGA Tour, USA), corporate consulting (William Morris Agency, Beverly Hills, USA), broadcasting (2010 Asian Games, Guangzhou, China) and in her role as a Director for Baseball Victoria, she has seen the potential and actual power of sport to effectively empower social change, and ecological consciousness is yet another frontier ready to be tackled.

“The sport industry needs the environment, and right now, the environment needs a loud, sexy, high profile voice and I believe sport holds the megaphone”
Gavin Scott
Gavin Scott Office Manager

Gavin Scott

Gavin studied a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Melbourne, and developed his interest and knowledge in environmental issues by taking a component of his degree in interdisciplinary Climate Change Studies.

After completing university, Gavin moved toward working in the not-for-profit sector and joined the SEA as an Intern in March 2016, becoming the Office Manager in February 2017.

As well as being passionate about environmental issues, Gavin loves to swim and during the summer competes in open water races at beaches in and around Port Phillip Bay. Gavin continues to volunteer for not-for-profit and community organisations outside of his work with SEA.
Chelsea Caple
Chelsea Caple Operations

Chelsea Caple

Chelsea has joined the team with a sport development background, working for both State and National Sporting Associations. Chelsea's sports management involvement covers a range of sporting organisations, with prior employment at Tennis Australia, Exercise Research Australia, Skylark Sports, and Calisthenics Victoria, as well as managing a recreational Gymnastics Club. She is currently a Football Development Manager for AFL Victoria.
Chelsea has a Bachelor of Exercise Science through Australian Catholic University and is currently completing her Masters of Business (Sports Management) at Deakin University.
Chelsea's strategic and business background saw her assist in the development of the Calisthenics Victoria Strategic Plan whilst acting Executive Officer, regularly assisting sporting clubs in planning and good governance practices, as well as managing several government funding programs, supporting inclusive participation and volunteers.
Courtney Dufty
Courtney Dufty Marketing

Courtney Dufty

Courtney completed a Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion / Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Marketing in 2015. With a strong focus on gaining practical experience within the health industry, Courtney completed internships at beyondblue, Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA), Monash Health and Her Heart. Courtney is currently a Graduate Analyst within the RACV Home Innovation team, and works as the Director of Marketing for SEA alongside maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Courtney hopes to further combine her passion of sport and health with marketing/innovation in the future.
Lachie McLean
Lachie McLean Community & Government Partnerships

Lachie McLean

Lachie holds a strong connection with the great outdoors, having completed both his Bachelor’s and Honours degrees in Environmental Science. After spending a year researching the impact of climate change on remote seal colonies, he made a conscious decision to focus on solutions to this global issue. His journey began in the recreation industry, where he worked with the YMCA to identify and minimise their environmental footprint. Lachie recognises the important role sport plays in connecting communities and the opportunity for this industry to demonstrate leadership and inspire positive environmental change.

Lachie has advocated for stronger climate change action from the grassroots level through to the international stage of the United Nations. He is now working as a Sustainability Officer at the Surf Coast Shire Council, where he is assisting their Renewable Energy Task Force in working towards a renewable energy target of 25% by 2020.
Tom Madden
Tom Madden Innovations

Tom Madden

Tom completed a Certificate IV in Business Management and a Bachelor of Environmental Science in Albury, NSW, and later moved to Melbourne to pursue a career in the sports industry. In Melbourne, Tom worked with Water Polo Victoria as the Sport Development Officer, while studying for his Masters of Sport Management at La Trobe University. Tom currently works as a part of the community infrastructure team at Sport and Recreation Victoria, a role he began in late 2016.

Tom has always been passionate about sport, and spent his adolescent years volunteering in a number of ways across many community sporting clubs and associations. Tom has coached, refereed, held numerous committee positions, been president of a sporting association and active participant in Australian Rules Football and Water Polo. Tom has most recently started learning the umpire trade for Australian Rules Football with the Northern Football League.

Tom has always had a passion for the environment and sporting sectors. Joining SEA provides Tom with the opportunity to combine his two areas of interest, and to encourage others to better understand how environmental sustainability and sport can be mutually beneficial.
Molly Daft
Molly Daft Knowledge and Network Events

Molly Daft

Molly completed a degree in Exercise and Sport Science and is now studying Sport Management at Deakin, where she was introduced to the work of SEA. Coming from a small town in country Victoria, Molly grew up seeing how sport can bring communities together and give people the opportunity to be involved in something bigger than themselves. The idea of using this power of community to create a positive movement in making sport sustainable into the future is something Molly is really excited to be a part of with SEA.
David Gallop
David Gallop CEO – Football Federation Australia
Kate Palmer
Kate Palmer CEO – Netball Australia
James Sutherland
James Sutherland CEO – Cricket Australia
Stephen Pitt
Stephen Pitt CEO - Golf Australia
Gillon McLachlan
Gillon McLachlan CEO - Australian Football League
Brian Ward
Brian Ward Sports Lawyer - Brian Ward & Partners
Stephen Gough
Stephen Gough CEO – Melbourne Cricket Club
Kerri-Anne Kennerly
Kerri-Anne Kennerly Appointed Director - Golf Australia Board
Nick Green
Nick Green CEO - Cycling Australia
Keith Bradshaw
Keith Bradshaw CEO - South Australian Cricket Association
Tracy Gaudrey
Tracy Gaudrey Vice President – Union Cycliste Internationale