Sir Austin L. SEALY, KT

Entry in the IOC 1994
Born 17 September 1939
Sir Austin L. SEALY

Sir Austin L. SEALY, KT

BAR

Education

Harrison College (Barbados)

Career

Banker (1958-1993); Director of state-owned Radio, Television, Sports and Tourism Authorities; Ambassador for Barbados to the United Kingdom and Israel (1993-1994); International Business and Financial Management Consultant (1994-)

Sports practised

Athletics, basketball, football, cricket, golf, tennis

Sports administration

President (1970-1978; 1981-1988) then Honorary Life Vice President (1988-) of the Amateur Athletic Association of Barbados; Honorary Treasurer (1974-1978) then President (1982-1996) of The Barbados Olympic Association Inc.; Executive Member, then Vice-President of the Central American and Caribbean Athletic Confederation (1974-1982); Senior Director, Central American and Caribbean Sports Organisation (ODECABE) (1987-1995); member of the Finance Committee (1982-1986), Honorary Treasurer (1986-2015), then Honorary Life Vice President (2015-) of the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF); member of the Working Party established by the (British) Commonwealth Heads of Government to review sport in the Commonwealth (1988-2003); Executive Council member of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) (1994-2002); official in Barbados teams to Olympic, Commonwealth, Panamerican and Central American and Caribbean Games (1971-); founder of the Carifta Games, the annual Caribbean Junior Championships (1972) then Chairman of its Organising Committees in 1972, 1977, 1985 and 1989; Director of Barbados Organising Committee for the 2007 Cricket World Cup; Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the Commonwealth Games in 2010 in Delhi (India); Member of the Finance and Administration Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) (2011-)

Awards and distinctions

Silver Crown of Merit (SCM) National Honour (Barbados) (1985); Knighted by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II (2015)

IOC History

Member of the following Commissions: Olympic Solidarity (1995-2001), Coordination for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in 2008 in Beijing (2002-2008), Coordination for the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012 in London (2005-2012), International Relations (2013-2015), Public Affairs and Social Development through Sport (2015-2020)