Management Team

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The day to day operations of the Thoroughbred Racing SA are managed by a team of dedicated and highly experience individuals.

 

Chief Executive Officer

Jim Watters

Appointed to the position in mid-April 2009, Jim moved to Adelaide from New Zealand where he held a number of senior positions including, most recently, Chief Executive of the Thoroughbred Racing Action Consortium

Jim also has significant experience across racing advisory groups including NZ Thoroughbred Racing’s Jockey’s Safety Review Group, the NZ Racing Board’s Equine Influenza Crisis Management Group and the Minister of Racing’s Task Force, established to review the NZ Racing Industry.

 

Chief Operating Officer

Nick Redin

Nick commenced with Thoroughbred Racing SA Ltd (TRSA) in June 2008.

Nick has a broad experience in the professional services environment as well as working a diverse range of small and large manufacturing enterprises in a number a differing roles.

Nick’s role as Chief Operating Officer includes the management of the Finance, Administration, IT and Racing Departments as well as overseeing the enforcement of the Betting Operation Contribution legislation.

Nick is TRSA’s nominated Director to the national industry bodies, Racing Information Services Australia Pty Ltd (RISA) and the Trainers Transaction Service Centre Pty Ltd (TTSC) and is Company Secretary for Thoroughbred Racing SA Ltd.

 

Chairman of Stewards

Johan Petzer

Appointed to the position in February 2013, Johan previously held the position of TRSA’s Deputy Chairman of Stewards from April 2004.

Johan’s experience includes Thoroughbred Chairman of Stewards in Tasmania (4 years), and Steward/Deputy Chairman of Stewards in South Africa (9 years). 

Johan has tertiary qualifications in Science, Law and Project Management.  As Chairman of Stewards he is also a member of the National Chairman of Stewards’ Committee to the Australian Racing Board. 

 

Industry Marketing Manager

Jane Wellington

Appointed as Marketing Industry Manger in June 2011, Jane joins TRSA with over 20 years in the media industry with a focus on marketing, promotion, sales and management,.

Previously at Advertiser Newspapers Jane has worked in a variety of management roles within the company.

Jane has served in a voluntary capacity for over 10 years as Board Member of the Advertiser Sunday Mail Foundation and is chairperson of the Adelaide Art Directors Events Committee (3 years)