The Exercise Association of New Zealand
Previous owner of fitness centres in Christchurch for 15 years, and has worked in the industry for over 20 years. Involved with ExerciseNZ since 1998, and President from 1999-2005.
Richard has a Bachelor of Science in Statistics, and completed a Masters degree (MBA) specialising in the fitness industry. Richard presents internationally on fitness industry trends and has a passion for helping businesses realise their potential.
DR NIGEL HARRIS
CHIEF SCIENCE ADVISOR
Nigel Harris is a Senior Lecturer in fitness and exercise science AUT University.
Nigel brings a wealth of industry and education experience, having been on the ExerciseNZ board for over five years (in two separate sessions) and is keen to further contribute as an advisor to ExerciseNZ.
Stephen Gacsal is the Registrar of REPs, who oversees the day to day operations of the register.
Stephen has extensive management and industry experience, having previously operated businesses, and holding board and directorship positions in the exercise industry for over 20 years.
Stephen is committed to the ongoing growth and development of the register.