Board Of Directors


Lee Brentzell – Chair


Competitive sport and outdoor adventures are integral to Lee and her family’s lives and they have been fortunate to ride their mountain bikes and run in some spectacular locations around the world where they lived and worked for many years.

She has been impressed with the quality and accessibility of trails, races, clubs and development courses in Australia since returning in 2010 and is excited to share her passion for the outdoors with her young daughters who love mountain biking but have not taken up trail running just yet.

When not conquering big mountains, Lee is a business strategist and transformational change leader in the Mining, Oil and Gas industry with twenty years experience in senior executive and project management roles working across all aspects of business from the development and execution of corporate strategies, new business setup, acquisitions and divestments, systems implementations and operational improvements. She loves a challenge but at the same time is a natural, people orientated leader with the ability to deliver large-scale business changes to maximise employee engagement and people performance that result in successful business transformations and desired benefits.

Lee has qualifications in civil engineering, a masters in business administration, new venture leadership, and is an Advance Queensland Digital Community Champion. She Chairs a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineer, Arts and Mathletics) Sub Committee at her local primary school and is strong advocate to boost female numbers in technical fields of work and sport through positive role modeling and collaboration with industry leaders, local communities and primary schools.



April Rich – Deputy Chair

April is a Senior Associate at MinterEllison Lawyers with extensive experience in the sports and entertainment industry and is currently the Manager of Brand Protection for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Especially enthusiastic about gender equality, in April’s spare time she volunteers for Layne Beachley’s Aim for the Stars Foundation and guest lectures at Bond University. April is also heavily involved in mentoring junior women in all professions to pass on the experience she has gained while living, working and studying in seven cities across the globe.

April is hugely passionate about sport and the arts and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.



Peter McKendry – Director

PM Bio

Peter has over 30 years experience in large multinational corporations in Senior Financial Management positions having worked for Keller Australia, Carefusion, Ecolab, and The Blue Star Print Group.

Peter is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Business from UTS. Skills developed in rapidly growing commercial and Not for Profit enterprises include Strategy Development, Business Planning and Financial Analysis.

Peter has a long history of supporting the development of sporting club’s and participating in charity events. Importantly, Peter has a passion for enduro mountain bike riding at a social level and encourages the development of social riding around Sydney and NSW.



Lisa Morisset – Director

Ms Morriset is the Principal of Canberra based consultancy Brunswick Solutions. Her expertise in governance, stakeholder engagement, and business transformation will help consolidate recent changes to MTBA’s structure and guide strategic direction. She is particularly interested in women’s participation in mountain biking, and the benefits the sport can make socially and economically.



Lachlan Murray – Director


Lachlan started mountain biking around the bush tracks of Bendigo 15 years ago and has been hooked ever since. While the bikes may have been updated, the passion for the sport is as high as it’s ever been.

While the roadie and CX have places in the shed, marathon MTB style racing is where Lachlan’s heart is with him being a regular on the XCM scene.  Lachlan also completed his first 24hour solo race in 2016 and has plans to compete in more.

Away from the trails, Lachlan is a chartered accountant with a commercially focused background and is currently the CFO of Ladbrokes Australia.  He is keen work to accelerate the profile of mountain biking by continuing to promote & develop the sport, from grassroots through to the elite.



Alison Blyth – Director


Alison has extensive experience in government, private legal practice and large corporations providing commercial legal and governance advice.  She currently manages her own legal practice, Outside Legal Solutions, which provides outsourced legal counsel to a diverse range of SMEs.

A keen student, Alison holds multiple postgraduate qualifications in governance, law and business, and an internationally recognised qualification in corporate governance.

Alison has volunteered with Caxton Street Community Legal Centre, the Queensland Law Society Access to Justice Committee, and organised a charity ride to raise awareness of mental health issues.  She strongly believes in giving back to and supporting the communities we all belong to.

Her first mountain bike ride was the Hiddenvale Epic in 2003, at which she began a life long passion for riding off road.  You can find her on the roads and trails of South West Queensland.



Robyn Walker – Director


Profile coming soon.



Tony Scott – Director


Profile coming soon.



Wayne Shearer – Director


Profile coming soon.


Our Partners

Website Powered by Xtreme IT