Andrew Harding

Andrew Harding

Secretary General, Asian Racing Federation
Executive Director, Racing, The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Andrew Harding


Andrew Harding is currently the Executive Director, Racing, at The Hong Kong Jockey Club and Secretary-General of the Asian Racing Federation.

He is also the Executive Director of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), Co-Secretary General of the International Horse Sports Confederation, and Chairman of the IFHA Technical Advisory Committee.

Andrew graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Queensland. He is a Barrister of the Supreme Court New South Wales and of the High Court of Australia, as well as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland. Andrew is the former Chief Executive of the Australian Racing Board, from 1998 to 2012.

Prior to this, Andrew held the position of Deputy Chief Executive & Counsel of Queensland Racing. Before his commitment to the horseracing industry, he worked as a legal practitioner from 1989 to 1994.