Founder / CEO /Director (Gold Coast / Canberra)
Dr Dion has been involved in the health, fitness and wellness industry for over 30 years starting his career out in the USA as a physical educator, coach and massage therapist. He migrated to Australia in 1994 where he was in charge of the Sports Administration program at the University of Canberra where he had the opportunity to teach in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Sports Institute and in Fiji to the executives of the Oceanic National Olympic Committee in the lead up to the 2000 Olympic Games. After purchasing a gym in Canberra and running his corporate health business, he became heavily involved in the fitness industry serving as President of Fitness ACT as well as being on the Board of Fitness Australia. He was accepted to the Honor Roll of Fitness Australia in 2012 for his contribution to the Australian Fitness industry.
Being passionate about training and education, Dr Dion launched The WISE Academy in 2007 focusing on being the business school for the health and wellness industry. The company was accepted to travel with the ACT Chief Minister to trade missions to India and also the United Arab Emirates to pursue exporting opportunities. WISE also was successful in being awarded the CanberraBusinessPoint Business Plan Award 2009 and was a Finalist for the Sales Growth Award 2009.