Our Team

The leadership team of Fitness & Lifestyle Group and its brands is comprised of highly experienced multi-disciplined executives from fitness, operations, corporate strategy and finance, led by Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Greg Oliver.

Fitness & Lifestyle Group Executive Leadership

Greg Oliver

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Greg was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Fitness & Lifestyle Group at its inception in October 2016. Prior to this Greg was CEO of Goodlife Health Clubs from 2010.

With a career in the fitness industry spanning 40 years, Greg is regarded as one of the world's most respected fitness executives.

Greg's experience includes owning and managing multi-club gym chains and significant M&A and strategic activity within the sector including Club expansion and acquisition. In addition, Greg has owned and managed corporate health businesses, and founded Debit Success, one of the countries largest membership billing and software services.

Greg has previously served as a director of Fitness Australia, Fitness Victoria and Belgravia Health & Leisure Group.

Adam Leake

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Adam was appointed CFO and Company Secretary of Fitness & Lifestyle Group since inception after previously being CFO of Goodlife Health Clubs since 2012.

Prior to joining Goodlife, Adam held a range of senior finance roles in Australia and internationally including CFO and Head of Finance for Suncorp Bank and senior executive roles at Flight Centre, Ernst & Young (London) and Banco Santander.

Andrew Pears

Chief Operating Officer
LLB., BCom., CFA

Andrew joined Fitness & Lifestyle Group as Head of Corporate Development in April 2017 and transitioned to Chief Operating Officer in September 2018.

Prior to joining Fitness & Lifestyle Group, Andrew worked in a range of corporate advisory and direct investment roles with Macquarie Capital, Capella Capital (Lend Lease) and Citi. Andrew was most recently a Director within Citi's Investment Banking Division where he advised corporate and private equity clients on company strategy, mergers & acquisitions and capital raisings.

Kristin Carlos

Chief Customer Officer

Kristin joined Fitness & Lifestyle Group as Chief Customer officer in May 2019.

Previously she was Head of Digital and Entertainment at Qantas. Kristin has over 20 years experience in media, marketing, content production and product development at Facebook, Yahoo!7 and Yahoo! Europe (London).

Jess Richardson

Chief People Officer

Jess was appointed the Head of People & Culture for Fitness & Lifestyle Group in July 2017, having previously held the role of Head of People & Culture for Goodlife Health Clubs.

Jess has more than 11 years HR experience and 8 years in other executive management roles, having previously worked as the National HR Manager for Vita Group Limited. Jess’s move to the fitness industry 3 years ago allowed her the opportunity to combine her passion for health and fitness with her skills and experience in business acquisitions, people development, cultural integration and the implementation of effective people strategies.

Brand Leadership

David Aitchison

Fitness First Australia
B.App.Sci, Dip Ed

David Aitchison was appointed General Manager of Fitness First Australia in May 2017.

David has more than 23 years experience in the Fitness industry, with over 18 years in Senior and Executive Management positions, having previously been engaged by Fitness & Lifestyle Group with Goodlife as National Business Development Manager, responsible for the Operation of 50 clubs within Australia. David also co-founded Fenix Fitness clubs which operated 10 clubs in both Victoria and Queensland.

Andy Chamoun

Goodlife Health Clubs

Andy was appointed General Manager of Goodlife Health Clubs in January 2020.

Andy has nearly 20 years experience in the Fitness Industry. Andy has succeeded in a wide range of roles within the health club industry, including National Sales and Marketing Manager, State Manager, Regional Operations Manager, National Operations Manager and most recently General Manager of Zap Fitness.

Elaine Jobson

Jetts Fitness Australia

Elaine was appointed CEO of Jetts Fitness Australia in November 2016.

Prior to joining Jetts Fitness 6 years ago as COO and General Manager, Elaine has more than 25 years in the fitness industry, and 15 years in other executive management roles, having previously worked in Europe, Asia and South Africa for Global brands such as Fitness First and Virgin Active.

George Reed

Jetts Fitness New Zealand
BPhEd, BCom

George Reed was appointed General Manager of Jetts Fitness New Zealand in March 2019.

George has 13 years experience in the health and fitness industry having worked in leadership roles within Fitness First Australia and Goodlife Health Clubs.

Mike Lamb

Jetts Fitness Asia
B.Sc (Hons) DPS.

Mike has appointed Managing Director of Jetts Fitness Asia in January 2017.

Prior to joining Jetts Fitness, Mike had spent more than 25 years in the Asian fitness industry, including as Group Managing Director for Fitness First Asia and Chairman of Virgin Active Asia-Pacific.

Ian Dowson

Zap Fitness

Ian was appointed General Manager of Zap Fitness in March 2020.

Ian has 19 years of experience in the Fitness industry, with over 13 years in Senior Management roles across Victoria, Western and South Australia at Fitness First.

Zsofi Paterson

LLB (Hons), BPA, MBA (Candidate)

Zsofi was appointed General Manager of Loup in June 2019.

Prior to joining Loup, Zsofi was Head of Business Development at Nine Entertainment. She started her career as a Commercial Lawyer at DLA Piper in Melbourne, and transitioned into Technology and Entertainment businesses during her time in Los Angeles, where she was Director of Strategy at ROAR (a talent management and corporate advisory firm) and Content Acquisition Manager at video-startup Vessel (acquired by Verizon).

Zsofi is currently completing her MBA at AGSM in Sydney.

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