Stan Wall
Chief Executive Officer, Lifeguarding Services Australia

Stan Wall is a leader in aquatic-based risk management and risk-based assessments. For over 30 years he has been a professional lifeguard and worked throughout Australia, Pacific Islands, Middle East, Asia and Europe. He has managed or been a key stakeholder in the risk management of over 4,000 major and international events, including the logistic coordination and operations management of the Sydney Aquatic Centre during the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Water Safety Coordinator for the World Masters and ITU World Triathlon Series. In addition to his aquatic risk background, he spent 18 years as a qualified emergency rescue paramedic officer with extensive water rescue, aviation and technical rescue experience.

For the past 10 years he has maintained a role as a senior board member of the Aquatic & Recreation Institute. In his current role as Chief Executive Officer of the LSA group of Companies, he is responsible for the strategic planning, governance, ISO certification, leadership and operational logistics for various government, local council and private facilities and events.

Stan is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and holds both Fellow and Life Member status with the Aquatic & Recreation Institute. Over the course of his career he has been awarded the Emergency Services Long Service Medal, the National Medal of Australia as well as numerous awards of service and merit for services to the aquatic industry.