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David Gallop AM

David Gallop AM

Board Observer from October 2019. Proposed to be a Non Executive Director (subject to regulatory and ministerial approval)

David Gallop AM was the Chief Executive Officer and General Secretary of Football Federation Australia from 2012 to 2019 and Chief Executive Officer of the National Rugby League from 2002 to 2012. He also held senior legal roles with the National Rugby League, News Corporation (Super League) and law firm Holman Webb.

Mr Gallop has served on numerous sports governing bodies including the Australian Sports Commission, Rugby League International Federation and the Asian Football Confederation’s 2015 AFC Asian Cup Local Organising Committee.

Mr Gallop is an observer of the Audit Committee, Risk and Compliance Committee and Nomination Committee

Mr Gallop holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts.