Chief Executive Officer Kate Palmer AM completed a three-year term which expired on 31 January 2020.
On behalf of the ASC Board, Chair John Wylie said “Ms Palmer has achieved many significant milestones over the past three years. The Board thanks her for all her work and wish her all the best for the next chapter of her career. We know she will continue to make her mark in Australian sport and as a role model for women in leadership.”
Acting Chief Executive Officer Rob Dalton commenced on 3 February 2020.
Rob brings a wealth of experience to Sport Australia, with 25 years as a Senior Partner at EY where he focused on leadership, governance, strategy, audit and entrepreneurship. Rob has also been actively involved in sport having been a representative hockey player for 15 years, non-Executive Director of the Richmond Football Club for 15 years and Chair of Hockey Victoria. Rob has stood down from his Hockey Victoria role while Acting CEO of Sport Australia.
Rob has also worked closely with the ASC having been an independent member of the organisation’s Finance Audit and Risk committee for the past eight years.