Gary has contributed to the development of technical and quality standards at FIFA, World Rugby and the FIH for the past 8 years.
First working as a Specialist Adviser to the FAI (Dublin, Ireland) and later for the FIFA Preferred manufacturer, Act Global. As a key member of the European Federation Turf Group, formerly the UEFA Experts Panel he was invited to address the ESTO World Congress in 2009.
Gary is well known within the global sports surfacing industry. He has some interesting and insightful opinions on the future of sports surfaces and the funding of grassroots sport. He is a fierce advocate of innovation that advances the technical and environmental quality of products and services.
Gary is a certified level 2 RFU Coach and with 2 daughters is passionate about the development of Rugby for girls.