Surfing NSW Board

John O'Neill


  • Managing Director – Komosion
  • Former CEO – Tourism NSW
  • Ticketing Communications Manger – Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
  • Non-executive Director at Adopt Change 

Harry Hodge

Deputy Chairman

  • Founder and Chairman – Emeritus and Quiksilver Europe

Mark Windon OAM

Executive Director

  • Former Surfing NSW CEO and Surfing NSW Life Member
  • Former Director Surfing Southern Beaches and Life Member
  • Founder of Southend Boardriders at Maroubra and Life Member
  • Advisory Board – NSW Water Safety Council 

Jen Dalitz

  • CPA and CA qualified finance professional
  • Management consultant with experience in top-tier global firms
  • CEO of Women in Banking and Finance 

Lyndall Gray

  • CEO at Caravan and Camping Industry Association NSW 
  • Advisory Board Member of the Tourism Advisory Council
  • Former Board Member of Tourism NT
  • Former Executive Director of Tourism at Destination NSW
  • Former Executive Director and General Manager at Tourism NSW

Robert Smith

  • Former in-house sport and entertainment lawyer
  • Former player contracting at Rugby Australian 
  • Former Sales, Talent Management and Legal Affairs at SEL 
  • Former Managing Director at CSM
  • Current EGM Commercial at PMY Group
  • Current Sport NSW Board Member 

David Gyngell


  • Managing Director – Gyngell Media
  • Former CEO of the Nine Network Australia
  • Former Surfing NSW Chairman
  • Surfing NSW Life Member

Mike Baird


  • Former NSW Treasurer
  • Former NSW Premier
  • Former Chief Customer Officer – National Australia Bank
  • Current CEO – HammondCare