Richard Vaughan took the helm at Squash Australia during the winter of 2015, joining from Badminton Ireland where he was their Chief executive Officer for four years.
In Ireland he oversaw the transformation of the Organisation from one of insolvency in 2011 to one in 2015 which has a very healthy surplus, growing participation numbers, exciting schools programme, best practice new media and ICT; two Olympians and three European Games medallists at Baku 2015.
As a former Olympic badminton players who reached No6 in the world and won European and commonwealth medals, Richard has a wealth of knowledge in the performance sector.
This has been exemplified by his work with the Badminton World Federation around the Olympic Games and Coach Education. Richard also Chairs the High performance Commission as a Director at Badminton Europe.
Richard has a MBA from Leicester University and previously worked in the Digital area at FD Systems.