CEO, Tennis Australia
Recognised as one of Australia’s most innovative and forward thinking chief executives, Craig’s charismatic and passionate nature, together with his business acumen, has leveraged him to the forefront of sports administration and leader of Australia’s largest and most successful international sporting event.
Most recently, he was the driving force behind AO 2021 becoming the first truly global event to be held safely and successfully with fans during the pandemic.
Craig has also led successful initiatives to shift the historical decline in participation including the rollout of digital platforms that has seen court access increase by 350%. He is also responsible for the diversification of Tennis Australia through the creation of a global production unit, development of music and food partnerships, the launch of a venture capital fund and a successful incubator partnership.
He is the Chair of the Coalition of Major Professional and Participation Sports and is on the RISING arts festival Board.