Akshay Basrur, Analyst
Akshay is an Analyst who recently graduated with a Master of Business (Sport Management) from Deakin University.
Since joining MI in mid-2018, Akshay has been busy working on research projects for Tourism Events Queensland, Destination NSW, Department of Tourism and Culture Northern Territory, Southern Cross University, City of Sydney and Taronga Conservation Society Australia.
While studying his Masters, Akshay was actively involved in sport and event management, including work as a rostering supervisor for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, a supporter experience officer at Richmond Football Club, and signage manager at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race 2018 and Melbourne Run for the Kids 2018.
At Deakin University, Akshay specialised in Sport Broadcasting, Athlete Management, Sport Marketing and Public Relations.
Before moving to Melbourne in 2015, Akshay worked full time at Procam, a sport and leisure management company in Mumbai, India. Procam is considered the pioneer of distance running in India, with two IAAF Gold-Label certified road races under its banner.