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Club Board

Kylie Watson-Wheeler


Appointed Director December 2013

Appointed President December 2020


• Graduate Diploma Communications, Marketing and PR (University of Canberra)

• Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Politics and English Literature (Monash University)


• The Walt Disney Company Australia and New Zealand - SVP & Managing Director

• The Walt Disney Company (Australia) Pty Ltd - Company Director

• Mentone Grammar – Director

• Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd – Director

• The Motion Pictures Distribution Association of Australia (MPDAA) – Director

• The Australian Ballet - Director

Ameet Bains

CEO and Director

Appointed January 2018


• Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Monash University)

• Bachelor of Business, Banking and Finance (Monash University)

• Companion, Victoria University


• SpiritWest Foundation Ltd trading as Western Bulldogs Community Foundation - Director

• Western Bulldogs Forever Foundation Pty Ltd – Director

• West of Melbourne Economic Development Alliance - Director

Chris Nolan


Appointed Director March 2014

Appointed Vice-President April 2021


• Bachelor of Science, GAICD


• WTFN Pty Ltd - Director

• OSQO Capital Australia Pty Ltd – Director & Chair

• The AMAA (Audited Media Association of Australia) – Director & Chair

• Principle Media Group – Director

• Alfred Hospital Foundation - Board Member

Sue Clark

Company Secretary and Chief Operating Officer

Appointed May 2018


• Bachelor of Commerce (Deakin University)

• Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting (C.A) (Insitute of Chartered Accountants)


• Western Bulldogs - Chief Operating Officer & Company Secretary

• SpiritWest Foundation Ltd trading as Western Bulldogs Community Foundation – Company Secretary

• Western Bulldogs Forever Foundation – Company Secretary

• Geelong Arts Centre - Director and Chair of Finance and I.T Committee

Luke Darcy


Appointed April 2020


• Western Bulldogs, 226 Games (1994-2007)

• Club Captain, All-Australian, Best & Fairest

• Media & Broadcasting including Network 10, Seven Network, Southern Cross Austereo, Triple M as host and commentator

• Pool Saddler Swim Land - Director

• Sukhavati Bali Heath Retreat - Director

• Lead Learn - Director

• Griffith Consulting - Director

Belinda Duarte


Appointed December 2019


• Bachelor of Social Science, Psychology (Swinburne University of Technololgy)

• Certificate in Counselling, Acorn Counselling, TAFE Division (University of Ballarat)

• Bachelor of Education, Physical Education (Federation University)


• Culture is Life - CEO

• MAPCo - Board Member

• Djaara Dja Dja Wurrun Clans Aboriginal Corporation - Board Member

• Atlantic Fellowship for Social Equity Program Board - Co-Chair

• AnnaMilla First Nations Foundation - Trustee

Mark Evans


Appointed Jaunary 2016


• Bachelor of Business, Accounting (Swinburne Institute of Technology)

• Bachelor of Business, Marketing (Swinburne Institute of Technology)

• Graduate Diploma, Applied Finance (Securities Institute)


• Tattoo Removal Partners Pty Ltd – Chairman

• Normanby Capital Pty Ltd – Chairman

• Edge Early Learning Holdings Ltd – Chairman

• HEAL Partners Pty Ltd – Director

• Higher Ground Ltd – Director

• The Fertility Partners Ltd – Director

Lisa Fitzpatrick


Appointed August 2018


• Registered General Nurse training (Prince Henry’s Hospital)

• Graduate Diploma Health Education (La Trobe University)

• Graduate Diploma Advanced Nursing (La Trobe University)

• Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees Graduate

• Centenary Medal for outstanding contribution to the Victorian union movement (2001)


• State Secretary – ANMF (Vic Branch)

• NSE RTO - Director

• NSE Property – Director

• NSE Accommodation – Director

• Victorian Skills Authority Advisory Board – Board Member

• Victorian Trades Hall Council - Executive Member

Fiona McGauchie


Appointed April 2015


• Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Melbourne University)

• Bachelor of Commerce (Melbourne University)

• Master of Business Administration (Melbourne Business School)

• Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria the High Court of Australia


• Egon Zehnder International Pty Ltd - Director

• Playbox Theatre Company Ltd trading as Malthouse Theatre – Director

• Tennis Australia Nominations Committee - Committee Member

• Western Bulldogs Forever Foundation – Director

Jerril Rechter AM


Appointed January 2018


• Fellow (Australian Institute of Company Directors

• Master of Business Leadership (RMIT University)

• Graduate Diploma of Business Leadership (RMIT University)

• Strategic Perspectives Non-Profit Management Course (Harvard University)

• Bachelor of Education, Dance and Theatre (Deakin University)

• Fellow (Leadership Victoria)

• Member of the Order of Australia in 2020 for significant service to community health, sports administration and the arts.


• The Walt Disney Company - Head of Business Development

• Stephanie Lake Company – Chair

• SpiritWest Foundation Ltd trading as Western Bulldogs Community Foundation - Director

• Netball Australia Team Corporation - Director

Levent Shevki


Appointed March 2014


• Bachelor of Commerce

• Bachelor of Law (Honours)


• Cornwalls Group of Companies (Australia and Singapore) - Director & CEO

• WMG Holdings Pty Ltd (Western United Football Club) (A-League Club) – Director

• Twenty3 Group Pty Ltd – Director

• Hemisphere Management Pty Ltd – Director

• Terracycle Pty Ltd, Terracycle New Zealand Limited, Loop Durable Systems Pty Ltd – Director

• Acceler8 Capital Pty Ltd – Director

Andrew Westacott


Appointed December 2023


• Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering), RMIT University

• Graduate – Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD)


• The Bangarra Group – Executive Chairman (From December 2023)

• Australian Grand Prix Corporation – CEO (August 2010 – June 2023)

• Karting Australia – Director (2020 – Present)

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