ROD McGEOCH – Chief Executive Sydney Olympic Bid 2000


DR JOHN BEST – 1999 World Cup Winning Wallabies Team Physician

  • Team Physician, Australian Rugby Team (The Wallabies), 1994 – 1999 matches, incl Rugby World Cups 1995 and 1999)
  • IRB Medical Advisory Committee Representative, ARU 1999 – Current
  • IRB Anti-Doping Advisory Committee Representative, ARU 1999 – 2001
  • Medical Director, Australian Rugby (ARU), 2000 – 2001
  • Medical Director, Southern Hemisphere U -21 Championships, Sydney, 2001
  • Sports Medicine Consultant, High Performance Unit, Australian Rugby 2002 – 2003 and Member, Australian Wallabies RWC 2003 Task Force
  • Medical Director, Rugby World Cup 2003 (2002 – Nov 2003)
  • Non-Executive Director, Pure Sports Medicine, UK (2003-2004)
  • Sports Medicine Consultant, Pure Sports Medicine (Current)
  • WASPS, Bath and Leicester Rugby
  • Tongan Rugby Union
  • Rugby League – Harlequins (London) Broncos Rugby League

English Premier League

  • Fulham Football Club
  • Charlton Athletic Football Club

Podiatric Sports Medicine & Footwear Biomechanics
M.Pod; Grad Dip Sports Med.; Ms Ex & Sp Sc; FAAPSM; FSMA

  • Musculoskeletal Injury & Sports Medicine Podiatric Consultant
  • Research Fellow Australian Catholic University
  • Editorial Board Journal of Sports & Science & Medicine in Sport

Dr Michael Kinchington is a podiatric musculoskeletal sports medicine consultant who has an expertise in lower extremity injury prevention and minimization for the domestic and international amateur and professional sporting communities. Consultancy includes the Australian Football League; A- League Soccer; Super 15 Rugby; Football Federation Australia and International Olympic Committee. Michael works extensively in industry providing key-turn solutions for work place injury prevention and management of footwear related issues. Consultancy has included New South Wales Fire & Rescue, Australian Defence Force, Film and Television, Qantas Airways. Industry associations also include the sporting footwear industry liaising with Puma, adidas, Asics, Brooks, Nike and Mizuno.





  • David was the Commonwelath Bank Australia General Manager Strategic Development, Wealth Management and a member of the Wealth Management Leadership Team.
  • He also worked as Chief Operating Officer of Neuberger Berman’s hedge fund business and at Aetos Capital, a New York based alternative asset manager.
  • Prior to that David worked in New York, London and Sydney with Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan.