• Kate Roffey, CEO of the Melbourne Football Club speaking on her role and leadership to the 2021 AFL flag, “Leading to Win”
Kate Roffey is a highly experienced Chief Executive and Non-Executive Director with high-profile organisations and a reputation as a respected leader in the business and infrastructure.
In 2021 she became the President of the Melbourne Football Club, the first female to hold this position in the Club's more than 160-year history, and was an integral part of changing the club culture, which led them to win the 2021 AFL Premiership against the Western Bulldogs.
She has a proven track record in infrastructure master planning, funding, financing and delivery; long-term strategic thinking; negotiating and closing complex commercial deals; organisational transformation; advocacy to governments on both sides of politics; representational leadership in public and in the media; and empowering teams to exceed challenging targets consistently.
An accomplished public speaker Kate regularly presents at conferences, seminars and business lunches. She has extensive experience in the media and is regularly interviewed on topical issues for newspapers, radio and television. She holds a regular guest commentator spot on ABC Newsbreakfast Television and appearances on Q&A.