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Jamie Stier returning to Australia to take up the position of Racing Victoria’s Integrity Services

Jamie Stier

Jamie Stier, the British Horse Authority’s Chief Regulatory Officer, is leaving his position to return home to Australia. According to latest news sources this internationally experienced racing regulator will be the new boss of Racing Victoria’s Integrity Services. Stier has resigned his position as Chief Regulatory Officer at the British Horseracing Authority and is now taking the new role in Melbourne as Executive General Manager, Integrity Services.
Earlier with British Horse Authority he was responsible for managing the BHA’s race-day operations, including stewarding, integrity and equine welfare staff. It also has responsibility for managing the teams that license trainers, jockeys and racecourses, lead the anti-doping and anti-corruption investigations and running the sport’s equine-welfare programme. He had joined the British Horse Authority in 2010 and in total has over 32 years of experience in Australia, Hong Kong and England.

Started his career in Australia

Jamie Stier- started career in Australia

Jamie Stier during his days as deputy chief steward in NSW in 1998

He began his career as a cadet steward for the Australian Jockey Club, the predecessor to Racing NSW, and spent 13 years with the NSW principal racing authority. In 1998, he moved to the Hong Kong Jockey Club stipendiary stewards’ panel and five years later became chief steward. Later in 2010 he joined the BHA as director of Raceday Operations and Regulation and became Chief Regulatory Officer in September 2016.
According to RV chief executive Giles Thompson Jamie is a highly-accomplished executive who has forged a lifelong career within the thoroughbred racing industry, and has gained an international reputation as a leading integrity officer. “In the early years, he worked closely with stewards on all aspects of the industry, including the development of jockeys, licensing and trainers’ performance criteria. Since then, Jamie has furthered his experience in broader leadership roles, and has contributed significantly to the rules of racing at an international level.

Integrity is important for racing structures

Further commenting the RV chief explained that integrity is vital to the ongoing success and health of Victorian racing and has great advancements in integrity over the past decade under the strong leadership of Dayle Brown and no doubt will continue to progress under Jamie’s guidance.
All excited Stier said he was hugely excited to be working with Racing Victoria and look forward to building on, and enhancing, the integrity structures which are already in place to help ensure the sustainability of racing in Victoria.
With the support of the experienced team involved across the integrity function in Victoria, the focus will be on meeting the future challenges to integrity in racing to provide the public with confidence in the sport.

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