David Gallop AM

David Gallop AM is one of Australian sport’s most respected leaders. He 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 News Corporation (Super League) and law firm Holman Webb.

David 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.

He is a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Tabcorp where he serves as Chairman of the People and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee.

David holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts and is a Graduate Member of AICD.


– Governance

– Partnerships

– Strategy

– Leadership

– Government Relations

– Policy