Keith Mcauliffe

Managing Director

Oversee administrative services (accounting, HR, marketing etc) and provide specialist technical input on natural turf.

Areas of Expertise

Evaluating natural turf sports turf systems and providing accurate advice on the best construction or remediation options.

Career Accomplishments

Served as CEO of the NZ Sports Turf Institute for 20 years before relocating to Brisbane in 2005. Directed numerous programs for national and international events such as Commonwealth Games, World Cups, South Pacific Games and Asian Games. Oversaw development and preparation of pitches for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan and is now overseeing the pitches for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia. Consultant to leading sports venues in Australia such as Suncorp Stadium, the Gabba, C-Bus Super Stadium, Central Coast Stadium, Queensland Country Bank Stadium and AAMI Park, plus numerous regional councils, training institutes and sports clubs around Australia and throughout SE Asia. Consulted to various international and national sports bodies including: NZ Cricket, Asian Cricket Council, India and Pakistan cricket, Asian Football Confederation, Rugby Australia and World Bowls.

Languages Spoken


Favourite Pastimes

Biking, golf, kayaking

Favourite Quote

It is what it is