"VARCIS is Asia’s leading resource devoted to the burgeoning intersection of sports and health technology in the Asian century."

Varcis Institute Global Expert Network

WHAT IS VIGEN?

The VARCIS INSTITUTE GLOBAL EXPERT NETWORK (VIGEN) consists of a group of world-class technical experts, subject experts and academics selected from around the globe. Their expertise stretches the breadth of sports technology applications - from human performance to sports management and stadia & venue. This is complemented by experts with outstanding commercial track record in entrepreneurship, innovation and technology commercialisation. Each VIGEN member has made a significant impact globally in their industry domain, and their contribution enables VARCIS Institute to build Asia’s capacity to develop the next wave of disruptive sports and health technologies.

VIGEN has been established to support the research, due diligence and analytics services of the Institute. Firstly, the Institute draws on the know-how of VIGEN members for technical product validation and market insights to support VARCIS Group (in corporate advisory), VARCIS Capital (investment management) and VARCIS Holdings (strategic partnerships). And secondly, VIGEN is utilised to create market-leading content to build the capacity of the VARCIS Asian Sports and Human Performance Ecosystem through research, education and training.

Natalie Cook

Olympian and Order of Australia Medal recipient

DR. RICARDO COSTA

PhD, MSc, PGDip, PGCHE, PGCE, BSc Hon, RD, RSEN, APD, AdvSD, FHEA

SPORTS DIETETICS & HUMAN NUTRITION & EXTREMES PHYSIOLOGY

PROF. FRANZ KONSTANTIN FUSS

MD, PhD, PG Dip.Biomech

SPORTS ENGINEERING & BIO-ENGINEERING

DR. PAUL GASTIN

PhD, BEd,
MSc

SPORTS SCIENCE & PERFORMANCE

KUSAL GOONEWARDENA

MaSportPhysio, GradCertSportPhysio,
BaPhysio

PHYSIOTHERAPY, PERFORMANCE & REHABILITATION

Adam Karg

PhD

Associate Professor at Swinburne University of Technology
Director of the Swinburne Sport Innovation Research Group

JOHNSON KONG

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY &
SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR

Michael Lawrey

Dip.Eng(Elec), Dip.IndElec

CEO, Penryhol Consulting

DR. GREG LI

MD. MMSC

MEDICAL & HEALTH
TECHNOLOGIES & INVESTOR

PROFESSOR DONGFENG LIU

PhD

SPORTS MANAGEMENT & MARKETING

DR. EREZ MORAG

PhD

SPORTS PERFORMANCE & TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION

DR. STUART MORGAN

PhD

SPORTS ARTIFICIAL
INTELLIGENCE, MACHINE
LEARNING & COMPUTER VISION

JAMES PEARCE

MBA(Dist), B.Arch (Hons), BAS

SPORTS STADIUM
ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

PROFESSOR DANNY SAMSON

B.E Chemical Engineering (Hons)
from UNSW , PhD

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, DECISION ANALYSIS, ESG AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT

DR. MARTIN SCHLEGEL

PhD, MSc

SPORTS MATERIALS & MANUFACTURING

PROFESSOR DAVID SHILBURY

PhD, BSc(App)(Rec), MSc (Sport Management), GAICD

Director, Deakin Sport Network
Foundation Chair of Sport Management

CHRIS SMILES

BA (Hons) Dip Arch. RIBA ARBV

SPORTS ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

DR. YING TAN

PhD

WEARABLE TECHNOLOGIES & ENGINEERING

Hans Westerbeek

B.P.Ed, MHMSc, MBA, PhD(International Marketing), AMP graduate

Professor of International Sport Business
Head of Sports Business Insights Group

PAUL YEOMANS

BBus, LLB

STADIUM & VENUE TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY

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