Principal

Colin J Smith, Director

Experience

Colin J Smith
  • Over 25 years experience in advising leading media and sports organisations
  • Senior Executive roles at leading media organisations (CEO Wesgo Ltd, Executive Chairman Triple M Broadcasters)
  • Chairman and Non Executive Director roles at leading media organisations across TV, Radio, TV Production and Digital Media
  • Former Senior Partner and Principal Advisor, Sports and Media and Deputy Chairman, Australian Advisory Board at LEK Consulting
  • Advised extensively across all media platforms—TV (Pay and Free to Air), Radio, Newspapers, Apps, Online and Mobile—across the leading professional sports
  • Advised on leading global events, media restructuring, stadium configuration, national league expansion and professional club structures
  • A leading global advisor on broadcast media rights—maximising returns for sports and broadcasters with a deep understanding of the increasing importance of digital rights across Apps, Online and Mobile
  • His advisory/negotiating roles with media rights for leading sports has delivered significant increases for the sports
  • Deep understanding of the leading Olympic sports of Rowing, Cycling, Equestrian, Athletics and Basketball
  • Fourteen years as a Director and five years as President of Rowing Australia

Current External Positions

Background

  • MBA from RMIT, Melbourne, Australia
  • ISMP from Harvard Business School, Boston, USA
  • Rowed for Australia, winning Gold, Silver and two Bronze medals at World Championships

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