The Board comprises four elected directors and three appointed directors, one of whom is the Chairperson

To achieve the Strategic Plan's short-term and long-term objectives the Board has adopted the following strategies:

  •  Leading, unifying and governing Taekwondo for all participants
  •  Growing participation in all forms of Taekwondo
  •  Engaging, valuing and developing our people and culture
  •  Ensuring commercial growth and financial sustainability
  •  Excelling in high performance

John Walker AM

Chairman

Appointed 15 September 2014. John is an investment banker with 16 years experience in banking. He is also a former CEO of a major state government department.

chair@austkd.com.au

Louise McCoach

Appointed Director

Appointed 15 June 2015. Louise is a lawyer with over 10 years experience in debt capital markets and holds various non-executive director positions. She is also a former Commonwealth Games triathlon athlete having represented New Zealand. Louise is also a member of the Audit, Finance and Risk Management Committee.

Anne Austin

Appointed Director

Appointed 15 June 2015. Anne manages her own strategic advisory business which focuses on change management.

Hassan Iskandar

Elected Director

Appointed 22 October 2016. Hassan has a diploma and management and marketing and 15 years experience in sports administration. He also holds special responsibilities as MNA President.

Raffaele Di Renzo

Elected Director

Appointed 15 September 2014. Raff is a lawyer with over 17 years experience in legal practice. He also holds special responsibilities as Chair of the Audit, Finance and Risk Management Committee, and is the MNA Secretary General.

Simon Lew

Elected Director

Appointed 22 October 2016. Simon holds the position of Clinical Advisory Chairman and Dentist in Charge at HCF - Australia's largest Not For Profit health insurer.

Bilal Elmowy

Elected Director

Appointed 22 October 2016. Bilal has vast experience working on several NSW Taekwondo committees.