Richard Beddie

Chief Executive Officer
Exercise New Zealand

Richard’s background includes owning multiple fitness centre/health clubs, and for the last 20 years, the CEO of Exercise NEw Zealand – the peak body for the exercise industry in NZ. Additionally, Richard has had extensive governance role, from Chair of ICREPs (International Confederation for Register of Exercise Professionals), Deputy-Chair of the GHFA (Global Health and Fitness Alliance) and more recently on the board of IHRSA.  Richard speaks internationally on a range of business topics, focusing on collaboration between governments, employers and the exercise industry working to help more people to reap the benefits of exercise.