Staff
Mark
Wright
Head of Sport & Local Community
Roger
Carter
Sport Development Manager
Helen
Bryson
Elite Athlete Program Manager
Megan
Maurice
Sports Media & Communications Officer
Sports Advisory Council
Alex
Blackwell

One of Australia’s most successful ever cricketers, Alex Blackwell played 12 Test matches, 144 One Day Internationals and 95 T20 Internationals for her country. A vocal advocate for equality, Blackwell has been at the forefront during a time of rapid change for the women’s game that has brought increased pay and professionalism.

Simon Poidevin
Simon
Poidevin AM

Simon is a UNSW Foundation Board Director who co-founded the establishment of the UNSW Ben Lexcen Sports Scholarship in 1988. He has extensive experience in the funds management industry, and is currently Managing Director, Corporate Banking at Bell Potter Securities.

Dr Melanie
Webb

Melanie Webb is a doctor and former Olympic windsurfer, one of the first recipients of a Ben Lexcen Sports Scholarship, and has been inducted into the UNSW Sport Hall of Fame. She continues to be involved with the sport, holding coaching positions with state and national windsurfing teams.

Gary Horwitz
Gary
Horwitz

Gary Horwitz is Head of Retail for Lendlease, providing exemplary service to the Funds on existing assets, while leading initiatives for new Retail development opportunities. At Lendlease, Gary led the Retail elements of the bids of RNA, Barangaroo, and Darling Quarter.

Paul
Clitheroe AM

Paul Clitheroe is a keen sailor and a widely respected financial adviser and a Director of ipac Securities, a company which he founded with four partners in 1983 that is now one of Australia’s leading financial planning firms. He was awarded the Centenary Medal in 2003, an OAM in 1988, and an AM in 2018.

Matt
Carroll AM

Matt Carroll is an accomplished senior sports executive with over two decades’ experience. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Olympic Committee, having previously worked at Australian Sailing, Rugby Australia and Football Federation Australia.