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FICS Secretary-General

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Graeme Harrison-Brown

Mr Harrison-Brown, who holds a Masters Degree in Business Management from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, has extensive business management experience and success, and brings impressive credentials to the part-time but key leadership role of FICS Secretary-General.

FICS President

Pete Garbutt

Pete Garbutt, B.Sc., M.Chiro, M.Chiro.Sp.Sc., ICCSP, FASMF

Author and adventurer, Dr Pete Garbutt runs a multidisciplinary private practice in Canberra, having graduated from Macquarie University in 1995. He holds two post graduate qualifications in sports chiropractic, a master of chiropractic sports science, Macquarie University (2000) and ICCSP (2006). In 2015 Pete became the first chiropractor to be admitted as a fellow of the Australian Sports Medicine Federation and also the first person to stand up paddle on Australia’s 5 glacial lakes during a 13hr hike/paddle through the Australian alps.

FICS 1st Vice President

Marcelo Botelho

Marcelo Botelho, DC, MD, ICCSP, MSc, PhD (in progress)

Dr Botelho received his chiropractic degree in 2004 from the Anhembi Morumbi University in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and his medical degree in 2011 from the Technology and Sciences College in Salvador, Brazil where he is in private practice as a chiropractor. He holds specialist qualifications in sports chiropractic (ICCSP), sports medicine (Fellowship) and pain clinic (Fellowship), and is presently completing a PhD degree in neurosciences at the Federal University of Bahia, researching in sports performance.

FICS 2nd Vice President

John Downes

John Downes, DC

Dr John Downes (Life University, 1986) is currently the longest-serving member of the FICS ExCo. Formerly he represented the US Sports Chiropractic Federation on the ExCo, presently he is a member at large.

For the past ten years he has been Director of International Programs at Life University in Marietta, Georgia, where his faculty positions since 1991 have included Head, Technique Department and Director of Sports Chiropractic. He continues to teach in the Sports Health Science Master’s program.

FICS Secretary

Stale Hauge

Ståle Hauge, DC, ICCSP

Dr. Hauge has been in private practice in Sandefjord, Norway since two years after his graduation from the AECC (Anglo-European College of Chiropractic) in Bournemouth, UK in 1986. He holds a postgraduate certificate in clinical chiropractic (AECC, 2000) and ICCSP (FICS, 2001).

FICS Chief of Finances

Bradley Sandler

Bradley Sandler, M.Chiro, ICCSP

Dr Bradley Sandler, who practices at the Bryanston Chiropractic and Sports Injury Clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa, graduated with a Master’s Degree in Chiropractic from the University of Johannesburg in 2006. He obtained his ICCSP in 2009 and is a fully accredited sports chiropractor through the South African Sports Medicine Association.