Chris Payne

Chris Payne

Chris Payne has served as our Chief Financial Officer since June 2018. He has

also served as our Treasurer and as a Director since March 2019. From April 2008 to April 2018,

Mr. Payne served as the Chief Financial Officer of the World Surf League, the governing body for

professional surfing and the organization responsible for professional surf competitions and surf-event

broadcasting. Prior to joining the World Surf League, Mr. Payne served as Group Management

Accountant for the Leisure Asset Acquisition Division of the Macquarie Group, Macquarie Leisure

Operations (ASX: MLO now Ardent Leisure ALG). Mr. Payne, a qualified Chartered Accountant, began

his career working in public practice specializing in M&A and Advisory Services. He received his

Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Banking, Accounting and Finance from Griffith University and

subsequently received a Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting (GradDipCA) from The Institute of

Chartered Accountants.