Dr Ian Dunican

Dr Ian Dunican (PhD, MBA, MMineEng, GCASSc, BA) has over 20 years international professional experience in health, safety and improvement within military, mining, rail, oil & gas and utilities. A combination of scientific research and operational leadership to support organisations in reducing risk, lowering cost whilst optimizing productivity & performance.

He is currently the Director of Melius Consulting  & Sleep4Performance and has a PhD from the University of Western Australia (UWA), where he worked with elite sporting organisations/athletes to optimise performance. Ian has worked with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and professional teams in Super Rugby, Australian Rules Football, Basketball and Martial Arts. He regularly contributes to media articles such as with the Australian Financial Review. He has also been featured on the health report on ABC radio, ABC radio national and numerous podcasts. Ian has appeared on ABC television, Channel 7, 9 and 10 in Australia. He was a TEDx Perth speaker in 2017.

An active sportsman, Ian has completed over 20 ultramarathons to date including the Ultra Trail Australia 100km (7 times), Leadville 100 miler, numerous marathons and trail running events. He is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and enjoys cross training with bodyweight exercises and yoga.  He is currently improving his open water swimming.