- Robert de Castella was Australia’s number one marathon runner in the world in the 1980’s.
- He’s the winner of two Commonwealth Games gold medals.
- He was the Director of the AIS from 1990 to 1995.
- He was Australian of the Year and awarded an MBE in 1983, inducted into the Australian Sporting Hall of Fame in 1986 and awarded the Australian Sports Medal in 2000.
- Marathon running
- Sports administration
- Sports in Australia
- Healthy, balanced lifestyles
“Excellent. A consummate professional and a tireless worker. Deek is a model example to us all. Rob was not only an inspiring and interesting speaker, he made it relevant to our conference/business and to the theme of the conference. We couldn't have had a better speaker for this event!”
“Rob spoke really well about his success and his key drivers. He gave it a context that fitted the business environment as well as the sporting environment.”
“Rob was a very good speaker and tied in our performance management theme beautifully.”