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PROFESSOR, SPORT MANAGEMENT, AND DIRECTOR DEAKIN SPORT NETWORK, DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
David Shilbury
BIOGRAPHY

Professor David Shilbury is the Foundation Chair in Sport Management and a former Head of the School of Management and Marketing (2002-07) at Deakin University. Prior to joining Deakin University in 1990 he worked in cricket, golf and local government in Perth, Western Australia. Dr Shilbury was appointed as Australia’s first professor of sport management in 2000. In 2017 he was appointed as the inaugural Director of the Deakin Sport Network. 

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His qualifications include a PhD from Monash University, a Master of Science (Sport Management) from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst, a Bachelor of Applied Science (Recreation) and a Diploma of Teaching from Edith Cowan University. He is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.