Our Executive Team
Chief Executive Officer
Phil was appointed to the role of CEO of Melbourne Sports Hub in April 2016, bringing with him extensive senior executive leadership experience from a number of high-profile organisations.
His previous experience includes senior roles at the Sydney Olympics and Ticketmaster, as well as executive leadership positions at Westfield and Accenture.
In addition to Phil’s wealth of commercial experience, his past roles with Local Government, Regional Development Australia and a number of not-for-profits mean he is also adept at working with both the community and stakeholders.
Phil holds a Bachelor of Business and post-graduate business qualifications, is a Fellow of Leadership Victoria and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and CPA Australia.
He’s also a keen athlete and particularly enjoys running, group fitness training and trekking.
General Manager Facilities and Infrastructure
Adam was appointed to the role of General Manager of Facilities and Infrastructure of the State Sport Centres Trust in August 2016, bringing extensive senior management experience, facility design and construction expertise all from within the sports, fitness and leisure industry.
His previous experience includes CEO of Manningham YMCA and Centre Manager of Aquarena Aquatic and Leisure Centre, which totalled 18 years’ experience within the YMCA.
Adam is extremely passionate about providing the community with first-class facilities so that people of all ages and abilities are given the opportunity to perform at their best.
In addition to Adam’s facility management experience, his CEO experience ensures that his attention to detail, governance and risk management practices provide safe and functional facilities to meet the needs of all patrons.
Adam holds a degree in Exercise and Sports Science and a Diploma of Management, and prides himself on giving back to the industry on both a professional and personal level.
Adam is a proud father of two girls and enjoys keeping fit by cycling, jogging and spending time with his family.
General Manager Operations and Services
Tim has over 10 years of management experience in organising and delivering major events. He joined MSAC as a casual lifeguard in 1999 and has worked across a number of areas of the business before his 2011 appointment as GM of Sports Venues.
Tim is now responsible for close to $11M of revenue across our venues and manages three important areas of the business – facilities, risk, and events, bookings & stadium and aquatic operations. He works closely with some of our key sporting partners and has been heavily involved in the delivery of some of our biggest events from the 2006 Commonwealth Games and the 2007 World Swimming Championships to the 2009 & 2012 Champions Trophy.
General Manager Corporate Services
Thomas was appointed to the role of GM Corporate Services in August 2016, having over 10 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry.
Prior to joining Melbourne Sports Hub he was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young working in the assurance division; assisting clients across a multitude of different industries including Sports, Mining and Aged Care. He is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Tom has a breadth of experience and continues to be heavily involved in both the community and sporting industry, playing local football and a voluntary member of the finance, risk and audit committee of a Victorian sporting association amongst other roles and interests.
He is a sporting enthusiast who loves to play and watch most sports and enjoys travelling.