Andrew Stark

Andrew Stark

General Manager - World Surf League

Andrew Stark is the General Manager World Surf League and Kelly Slater Wave Co Australia and Oceania. Andrew joined WSL in September 2018 after serving as CEO for Surfing Australia for 9 ½ years, where he successfully grew that business commercially and started the now thriving Surfing Australia High Performance Centre (HPC) which is based at Casuarina Beach, Northern New South Wales. 

Andrew has a Bachelor of Business Management degree from the Queensland University of Technology and has over 20 years’ experience in sport management and the surfing industry. 

Andrew is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (2014), in 2016 Andrew completed the Harvard Business School Authentic Leadership Development Program in Boston, and in August 2018 he attended Stanford University in USA to complete a Strategic Marketing and Innovation Executive Program. 

Andrew is a passionate and experienced surfer who thoroughly enjoys the ocean and everything the sport and lifestyle of surfing has to offer. He is a sports enthusiast and family man.