AOC Executive

Members of the AOC Executive include the President (who is a member of the IOC), two Vice Presidents, the IOC Member in Australia, the Chief Executive Officer, the Chairperson of the Athletes' Commission, and seven members of the Executive.

The positions of President and Vice President are elected from nominations received from any member of the AOC.

The seven other elected members are elected from nominations received from the national bodies of sports on the Olympic program. Elections are held at the AOC's Annual General Meeting first convened after a Summer Olympic Games.

The Chairperson of the AOC Athletes' Commission is elected by the members of the AOC Athletes' Commission. 

The Chief Executive Officer is appointed by the Executive and is a voting ex-officio member. IOC Member in Australia and the Chief Executive Officer are members of the Executive by way of their positions. 

Patron in Chief

His Excellency Sir Peter Cosgrove AK, MC
Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia 

Patron

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP 
Prime Minister of Australia
Leader of the Parliamentary Liberal Party

Members of the AOC Executive 

President

JOHN D COATES AC, LLB
Resident of Sydney, NSW
Member since 1981
Member, International Olympic Committee (IOC) since 2001

Chair, IOC:
• Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission;
• Legal Affairs Commission; and
• Games Management 2020 Steering Committee

IOC Delegate for Broadcast Rights negotiations in Oceania
President, International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) and Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
Member, AOC Finance Commission
Chair, Australian Olympic Foundation Limited (AOF)
Member, AOF Investment Advisory Committee
Member, Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) Executive
Director, Oceania Foundation
Chair, William Inglis & Son Ltd
Special Counsel, Kemp Strang Lawyers
Member, European Australian Business Council

Vice Presidents

HELEN M BROWNLEE AM, B.Ed
Resident of Sydney, NSW
Member since 1991
Member, AOC Culture, Remuneration & Nominations Committee
Director, AOF Limited
President, NSW Olympic Council
Member, IOC Commission for Olympic Education
Chair, ONOC Women & Sport Commission 
Deputy Chair, Penrith Whitewater Stadium
Member, Australian Centre for Olympic Studies Advisory Committee
Inducted General Member, Australian Sporting Hall of Fame
Member, ONOC Executive Board
Member, ONOC Education Commission

IAN CHESTERMAN BCom
Resident of Launceston, TAS 
Member since 2001
Chef de Mission, 2018 Australian Olympic Winter Team
Chef de Mission, 2020 Australian Olympic Team
Member, AOC Finance Commission
Chair, AOC Audit and Risk Committee 
Director, AOF Limited
Chair, AOF Audit and Risk Committee 
Director, Olympic Winter Institute of Australia
Chairman, Olympic Winter Institute of Australia Audit Committee
Director, Sportcom Pty Limited

IOC Member in Australia

JAMES TOMKINS OAM

Olympian (Rowing) 
1988, 1992 (1 gold medal), 1996 (1 gold medal), 2000 (1 bronze medal), 2004 (1 gold medal), 2008 Olympic Games
Resident of Melbourne, VIC
Member 2008 – 2012, recommenced 2013
Director, AOF Limited
Member, International Olympic Committee
Member, IOC Athletes’ Commission
Member, ONOC Athletes’ Commission
Member, AOC Athletes’ Commission
Member, ONOC Executive
Member, IOC Olympic Programme Commission
Member, IOC Marketing Commission
Member, World Olympians Association Executive Committee

Chief Executive Officer

MATT CARROLL AM, BBuild GradDipSportM
Resident of Sydney, NSW
Member since 2017
Director, AOF Limited
Director, Olympic Winter Institute of Australia Ltd

OTHER MEMBERS

MATT ALLEN BBus
Resident of Sydney, NSW
Member since 2017
Director, AOF Limited
ChaiR, AOC Finance Commission
Member, AOF Investment Advisory Committee
President, Australian Sailing
Director, Halcycon Pty Ltd
Director, Kalart Pty Ltd
Director, Romeomike Enterprises Pty Ltd
Vice Chair, Oceanic and Offshore Committee for World Sailing

MARK ARBIB BA MA
Resident of Sydney, NSW
Member since 2016
Director, AOF Limited
Member, AOC Finance Commission
Member, AOC Audit & Risk Committee
Member, AOF Audit & Risk Committee
President, Athletics Australia President, Nitro Athletics Australia
Director, Scrumpac Pty Limited
Director, Packer Family Foundation Limited
Director, ASM Liquor Pty Ltd
Director, The Upside Corporation Pty Ltd

CRAIG CARRACHER LLB (Hons), BCL(Hons)
Resident of Sydney, NSW
Member since 2015
Chair, AOC Culture, Remuneration and Nominations Committee
Chair, Asian Beach Volleyball Committee (AVC)
Member, AOC Finance Commission
Director, AOF Limited
Member, AOF Investment Advisory Committee
President, Volleyball Australia
President, Oceania Zonal Volleyball Association
Executive Vice President, Asian Volleyball Confederation
Member, FIVB Beach Volleyball Commission
Director, Scape Australia Management Pty Ltd and affiliates
Director, Telopea Capital Partners Pty Limited
Director, Sunland Group Limited

KITTY CHILLER
Olympian (Modern Pentathlon)
2000 Olympic Games
Resident of Melbourne, VIC
Member since 2013
CEO, Gymnastics Australia
Director, AOF Limited
President, Modern Pentathlon Australia
Executive Board Member, Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM)
President, Oceania Confederation of Modern Pentathlon
Oceania representative on Federation International de Gymnastique

CATHERINE FETTELL 
Resident of Canberra, ACT
Member since 2017
President, Shooting Australia
Vice President, Commonwealth Shooting Federation
Treasurer, World Association PPC 150
Member, AOC Audit and Risk Committee
Member, AOF Audit and Risk Committee
Member, AOC Finance Commission

EVELYN HALLS BA LLB(Hons)
Olympian (Fencing)
2000 and 2004 Olympic Games
Resident of Melbourne, VIC
Member since 2017
Chef de Mission, 2018 Australian Youth Olympic Team
Director, AOF Limited
Member, AOC Audit and Risk Committee
Member, AOF Audit and Risk Committee
Member, AOC Remuneration and Nominations Committee
President, Australian Fencing Federation Ltd
Member, Women in Fencing Council, Federation Internationale d’Escrime

STEVE HOOKER OAM
Olympian (Athletics)
2004, 2008 (1 gold medal) and 2012 Olympic Games
Resident of Melbourne, VIC
Member since 2016
Director, AOF Limited
Chair, AOC Athletes’ Commission

MICHAEL MURPHY BCom LLB(Hons) MBA
Olympian (Diving) 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games
Resident of Sydney, NSW
Member since 2017
Director, AOF Limited
Member, AOC Audit and Risk Committee
Member, AOF Audit and Risk Committee
Member, AOC Culture, Remuneration and Nominations Committee
Chair, Diving Australia
Director, Camp Australia
Director, Only About Children
Director, Retail Zoo

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