Lindsay McGrath

CEO | SPASA Australia & New Zealand

Lindsay is the CEO of the Swimming Pool and Spa Association of Australia and New Zealand. An inclusive culture builder with a wide range of experiences and leadership roles across various trades, global corporations, and the non-for-profit sector.

A speaker, trainer, and mentor with a passion for creating a positive work culture that stretches beyond the management team.

Obsessed with helping organisations develop a culture that is purposeful, profitable, delivering a positive experience to their staff and customers.

An experienced and dedicated career in leadership, Lindsay has consistently sought out learning and growth opportunities. With a master’s degree in business, a graduate of the Australia Institute of Company Directors, the Oxford Leadership Programme and a Fellow Member the Governance Institute of Australia, Lindsay is known for his advocacy of education and has played a pivotal role in the creation of several trade qualifications across Australasia.

In 2017 to 2020, Lindsay led the merger and acquisition of six separate associations and media brands evolving into the national peak body, SPASA. Known for a positive start-up styled culture and a courageous attitude delivering business value benefiting the wide community. 

A founding Director of several national not-for profit trade associations and one global alliance. Lindsay adopts a vibrant, engaging style to co-design programs that provide clear direction towards a positive culture and a profit for purpose mindset.