Morrie Chandler | Federation Internationale de l'Automobile
FIA WMSC Vice President Chandler Morrie

Morrie Chandler

Sport Vice-President


Trained as electrician gaining top qualifications; established partnership and developed major Electrical Construction Company; previously Joint Managing Director Ward Chandler Electrical group; previously Managing Director of Ralliart New Zealand; currently Joint Managing Director of Property Development and Investment group

Sporting Career

Competed in Rugby, Cricket and Rowing; joined Motorsport club (1962) and participated in wide variety of motorsport events; competed in the New Zealand Rally Championship (1976-1985); President of Motor Sport New Zealand (1977-1998); Chairman of Rally New Zealand (1978-2006); Competed in WRC events, New Zealand and Australia

Sporting Administrative Career

President of the Northern Sports Car Club (1970-1974); elected to the executive board of Motor Sport
New Zealand (1973); founding member of the Rally New Zealand board (1974); Chairman of the Rally New Zealand board (1976-2008); President of Motorsport New Zealand (1977-1998); Clerk of Course at various events; Clerk of Course at Rally New Zealand (1985-2005); appointed as an F1 Steward (1998)

Titles and Honours

Awarded Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) for services to Motorsport (1997); 1998 Awarded title President d’Honneur by Motorsport New Zealand

Hobbies, Interests and Charities

Boating; golf

FIA History

Member of the Rallies Commission (1983-2006); Member of the WRC Commission (2002-2010); President of the WRC Commission (2006-2010); Member of the World Motor Sport Council (since 1996); Vice President for Sport (since 2006)