The people involved in Consportium come from a range of sporting, technical and business backgrounds, however every member of the team has been involved with community sport, either as a player, a parent, a team manager, a sponsor or a committee member and in most cases two or three of those roles. This means that we can truly combine technology with the needs of a club to satisfy all stakeholders.
As Chairman of Consportium Chris brings 25+ years professional experience covering a wide range of senior and executive roles in major corporations, corporate finance, strategy and accounting both in Australia and the UK. Chris was the Chief Financial Officer (APAC) for WH Smith Plc (LON: SMWH), a listed UK retail distribution and publisher with a global presence spanning 18 countries and prior to that role was the Global Director of Strategy & Acquisitions for WH Smith Plc (based in London), as well as being a former Director at Deloitte UK. He is now Managing Director of leading Corporate Advisory firm Henslow.
In addition to his vast corporate and financial experience he is keen soccer fan who stills plays and was the President of the Brighton Soccer Club from 2012-2016
Scott’s career spans over 30 years in IT start ups, covering business analysis, application development, project Management, systems Administration, sports technology and Live Sport data processing. His passion has always been in the area of Sports Technology and has worked with and for companies such as Telstra, Foxtel, the AFL, the AOC and UK based Sports Gaming business Play-Up.
Scott has also played an active role in grassroots sport as a parent, team manager, committee member and sponsor to various teams and clubs associated with his family. He brings and unrivalled level of experience needed to head the Technical side of the Consportium business.
Mal’s entire career, that spans more than 30 years has been spent in the world of sport, specifically in the area of generating commercial revenues for Australia’s largest Sporting events and Sporting bodies. These have included sporting bodies such as the ARU, V8 Supercars, Tennis Australia, ASP, Golf Australia and events such as Australian Open Tennis, Australian Open Golf, Gold Coast IndyCar, Bathurst 1000, Clipsal 500, Melbourne Cup, Rugby World Cup, Uncle Tobys Super Series and Commonwealth Games.
Like all Consportium team members he also has a passion for Community based sport having played with Old Scotch Football Club in the 1980’s and more recently been involved with his son’s Junior AFL Club as a parent, team manager, volunteer and sponsor.
Owen began his career in working in New York, consulting for high growth venture backed companies across a wide range of industries and verticals. Since moving back to Australia, Owen further diversified his experience by running finance and operations for a tech start-up and more recently has the same role for leading corporate advisory firm Henslow. Owen holds a Bachelor from Yale University majoring in Economics.
Owen was an accomplished rower and footballer having rowed for both Yale University and Australia and on the football field played in the Amateurs for both Collegians and Fitzroy Football Clubs.
Bradley brings a fresh face to our team, as a recent graduate of Monash University, with a Bachelor in Information Technology and Systems. Following on from his Diploma of Digital Media Technologies (Web-Based Technologies), his broad knowledge base encompasses a variety of skills across many platforms, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Microsoft Office Suite to name a few.
Having been involved in local sport her whole life, Indi is passionate about the positive role local sporting clubs play in the community. After growing up playing a number of different sports, her focus in recent years has been on soccer, where she most recently played for Bayside United in the WNPL, and women’s AFL, being part of the inaugural women’s team for Old Brighton in the VAFA.
Indi has experience as a player, coach and administrator and brings a strong understanding of what is important to local clubs to Consportium.
Tom is an enthusiastic sports player, fan and previously a coach. He is a premiership player at Old Brighton Grammarians FC and continues to play with them at A grade level in the VAFA. A keen supporter of football, cricket, basketball and soccer, Tom knows what it’s like to be a part of a sports club and what makes them tick.
Tom knows the difficulty committee members and administrators are under in managing their club’s operations and is extremely passionate about alleviating this stress through providing them an automated, integrated online experience that reduces man hours and increases club revenue.