Dr Keith McAuliffe
Managing Director – Labosport Australia

Dr Keith McAuliffe has worked in sport surfaces research, training and consultancy and sports business management for over 30 years.   He served as CEO of the NZ Sports Turf Institute for 20 years before relocating to Brisbane in 2005.   Keith has directed numerous programs for national and international events such as Commonwealth Games, World Cups, South Pacific Games and Asian Games.   He consults to leading sports venues such as Suncorp Stadium, the Gabba, C-Bus Super Stadium, Central Coast Stadium, Singapore National Stadium and AAMI Park, and has worked with numerous regional councils, training institutes and sports clubs around Australia and throughout SE Asia. At the community sports level Keith’s main focus is on helping councils, schools and sports clubs optimise the performance of their surfaces, including helping to identify and correct any limitations to optimal use.