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  • RMIT – Bachelor of Arts in
  • Recreation Management (1993)

Core Skills

  • Project management
  • Strategic and business planning
  • Community and stakeholder consultation
  • Capital development planning and feasibility
  • Facility management
  • Contract management and negotiation
  • Policy development
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • Public speaking and presenting

Recent Projects

  • Olympic Park Master Plan
  • Queensland Cricket Infrastructure Strategy
  • Hockey Queensland Facility Audits and Renewal Plan
  • Albert Park Sports Plan
  • Brimbank Council Sports Development Plan and Indoor Facilities Feasibility



Gavin Jordan is a dedicated tertiary qualified leisure professional with 15 years experience in managing local and state government projects and in leisure facility management.

Gavin’s work history has included the management of leisure facilities and programs with the YMCA, including responsibility for staff, financial, operational and performance management. He also has extensive leisure facility contract management experience, having managed the contract operations of the Nillumbik Shire’s five major sport, leisure and aquatic facilities.

In recent years, Gavin has overseen the capital development of major projects with the Nillumbik Shire, including development of the Diamond Creek Community Bank Stadium and the Plenty Park Synthetic Hockey Pitch and redevelopmentof the Eltham Leisure Centre.

As a State Facilities Consultant for Sport and Recreation Victoria, Gavin has also delivered a range of major capital works projects as part of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, including the $60 million redevelopment of the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. Gavin’s work as a State Government consultant also saw the delivery of Sports House (in Albert Park) and redevelopment of the North Melbourne Football Club into a community facility at Arden Street.

Gavin’s extensive experience in community sport and leisure facility planning, development and management, combined with his work on many sport, recreation, community and volunteer advisory groups and consultative committee’s provides him with significant knowledge and a well rounded approach to both facility planning and management. This experience, combined with exceptional stakeholder engagement skills at community, executive and government levels adds further strength to his strategic, business, operational and policy development experience.

As a Director of insideEDGE, Gavin is focused on providing quality and well researched strategic intelligence to all projects and in ensuring project outcomes consider the ongoing impacts of operational and management responsibilities. Gavin has also played and coached a number of sports and has served many years on volunteer sporting club committees.