Chief Regulatory Officer
Brant was appointed Chief Regulatory Officer in April 2018, having previously been in the post of Director of Integrity and Regulatory Operations since September 2016, and having joined the BHA as Head of Raceday Operations in March 2015.
Brant is an experienced administrator and regulator having held various senior roles within racing-related industries in Britain and Australia over the past 20 years. As Chief Regulatory Officer, his reports include the Director of Equine Health and Welfare, the Chief Medical Advisor, Director of Integrity and Regulation and the Head of Stewarding. He also has accountability for integrity, licensing and anti-doping, as well as managing the team of equine welfare and integrity officers and overriding responsibility for the judges, starters, clerks of scales, racecourse and inspectors of courses, and the BHA’s role in liaison with the Point to Point, Arab Racing and Pony Racing Authorities.
Prior to joining the BHA, Brant was Chief Operating Officer (2010-2014) with Harness Racing Victoria with overall management responsibility for all Integrity and Racing Regulatory functions. Brant also holds a Bachelor of Legal Studies (Victoria University) and Graduate Diploma Sports Law (University of Melbourne), where he specialised in International Sports Law and Racing Industry Law & Regulation.