Glen Bartlett - Chairman
Glen joined the Board and was appointed Chairman of the Melbourne Football Club in August 2013.
Glen is the Managing Director of Bartlett Workplace, a company specialising in Industrial Relations (IR) including: IR and Employment Legal services; IR and HR Advisory services, Workplace Investigations; and Workplace Management capability and Leadership development training. Bartlett Workplace has a national reach with offices in Melbourne and Perth.
Prior to setting up Bartlett Workplace, Glen practised law for 15 years with a leading national law firm including three years as Managing Partner based in Melbourne.
Glen has held a number of board positions both within the Public and Private sectors, including: Sports/Entertainment; Sport/Events Infrastructure Management; Universities; and Not for Profit and Industry Associations.
Glen over the years has given his time and expertise to a wide range of community organisations, including Western Australian football, indigenous communities and various charities both in Victoria and Western Australia. Glen is a respected advocate for the sports industry, having held various roles over the years including: Honorary Legal Advisor on Rules for the WAFL, President of the WAFL Players Association, member of the Appeals Tribunal for the WAFL and WA players’ representative on the national AFL Players Agents Association board (AFLPA).
Glen was a successful former Australian Rules footballer who played for the West Coast Eagles, and was part of their inaugural team, winning their Best Clubman Award in 1987. He was Captain of East Perth for four years before retiring after achieving life membership at the age of 26. Glen retired to concentrate on his law studies, becoming a lawyer in 1996 specialising in employment law and industrial relations.
Mohan Jesudason - Vice Chair
Mohan who joined the Board in 2015 is Vice-Chair of Melbourne Football Club and Chair of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee
He is currently Chief Executive Officer of X2M Connect Ltd (X2M). X2M operates in Australia, South Korea, Japan, China and Taiwan under the trading name of Freestyle Technology.
Mohan is also an Advisory Board Member of Enterprise Victoria, a fund raising and business networking organisation associated with the Liberal Party of Australia. He is a past director of Racing Victoria Ltd, Telecom Mobile Ltd, Hutchison 3 Ltd and the Prince of Wales Trust in New Zealand.
Prior to X2M, Mohan was Managing Director of Tabcorp Gaming and Group Marketing for 10 years. Before this, he held leadership roles with Telecom New Zealand and National Mutual Life Association of Australasia, in Australia and New Zealand.
Mohan, an experienced director, brings to the Melbourne Football Club a deep background in Marketing, Digital, Finance and Major Project Management. He holds a Bachelor of Economics Degree from Monash University, a Graduate Diploma in Accounting, a Diploma from the Australian Insurance Institute and a Certificate in Direct Marketing from the Australian Direct Marketing Association.
Mohan is a Foundation Hero.
Born in Sri Lanka, Mohan immigrated to Australia in 1972 where he completed his High School and University education.
Kate Roffey - Vice Chair
Kate joined the Board in 2013. She is a Vice-Chair of the Club and Chair of the Facilities Working Group.
Kate is currently the Director of Deals, Investment & Major Projects at Wyndham City and is also the Chair of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority and the Metro Trains Advisory Board, and Member of the Ministerial Better Planning and Approvals Review Board and is a Member of the Ministerial Freight Advisory Committee and Ministerial Golf Taskforce.
Kate is the former CEO of the Committee for Melbourne, former CEO of VicSport and the Senior Manager responsible for the Melbourne Park Tennis Centre redevelopment and Government Relations at Tennis Australia.
Kate holds qualifications in Sports Science, Sport Administration, and Psychology, and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Kate has a strong background in professional sport and has had the opportunity to spend time with some of the world’s leading sports teams, including the New York Yankees, Manchester United FC, Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins, reviewing world’s best sporting practice.
John joined the Board in 2011. He is Chair of the Audit, Risk and Integrity Committee, Chair of the Bentleigh Club Sub Committee and a Member of the Investment Sub Committee. He has particular involvement at the Board level on risk management and finance operations of the club.
Until recently, he was Chairman (7 years) and non-executive director of the Entity Solutions Group of companies specialising in contingent workforce solutions in Australia, New Zealand and parts of Asia. The group was recently sold to a US based Equity Funder.
He is an Advisory Board member of Ewert Leaf Architects and Landchecker a tech start-up.
John worked in the Accounting and Consultancy industries for over 37 years both in Australia and globally. He specialised in Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Finance.
He had a number of leadership roles with global firm Deloitte: Global Managing Partner - Risk Services, Asia Pacific Managing Partner Risk services and Managing Partner of Deloitte Victoria. In these roles he served global clients across Australia, Asia, Europe and the America’s.
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Melbourne University. He is a former member of the Australian Auditing Standards Board.
He has had significant involvement in Amateur football spanning over 40 years as a player, administrator and President. He also played a key role in bringing the “Peace Team” a combined team of Israeli’s and Palestinians to the AFL International Cup.
Steve joined the Board in 2014 and is a member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committee, the Fundraising Working Group and is the Board’s representative Trustee of the Red and Blue Foundation.
He is a Director of Conrad Capital and Non-Executive Chairman of Auric Mining Ltd. He was the founder of Peloton Shareholder Services, offering shareholder management and capital raising solutions to a range of ASX listed companies.
Steve’s previous experience is predominantly in stockbroking and financial markets including as Head of Private Clients Australia for Patersons Securities, one of Australia’s largest retail stockbroking firms and as Managing Director of Intersuisse Ltd. He has held senior executive positions within the Little Group and was Chairman of Purifloh Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of De Grey Mining until 2019.
He holds a Diploma in Financial Markets, is a Master Stockbroker and Responsible Executive of the ASX.
Steve is co-founder of Club Lunch – an active supporter group that is part of the Melbourne Business Community and raises funds that are put into the Football Department. He has also been a player sponsor and is a Foundation Hero.
David joined the Board in 2015 and is a member of the Audit, Risk and Integrity Committee and the Investment Committee. He also Chairs the Fundraising Working Group.
He is a Director of the WA Cricket Foundation and was until recently Chair of the Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Western Australia. He was previously a Director of Navitas Limited, a leading listed global education provider and for almost ten years until September 2016 was the Managing Director and CEO of Iluka Resources Limited, an ASX100 company.
Other previous roles include being an Executive Director of Wesfarmers Limited, Managing Director of Wesfarmers Energy, Director of the Centre for Independent Studies, Chairman of Consolidated Rutile Limited, Deputy Chair of Methodist Ladies College, Perth, President of the Institute of Management WA and senior positions in the downstream oil industry in Australia, the UK, the USA and Asia.
David brings to the Board his experience as a Chairman, CEO and non-executive director in listed, member-based and not-for-profit organisations with particular expertise in areas such as business management, finance, major projects and organisational performance transformation through leadership, people and culture development.
David holds a Bachelor of Science degree, a Graduate Diploma in Personnel Administration, has completed the Harvard University Business School Advanced Management Program and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
David was born in Melbourne and is a life-long supporter of Melbourne. He was part of the cheer squad in the ‘duffle coat and desert boot’ VFL era. He is a Foundation Hero and a member of the Demon Army.
In his university days, he played amateur football in Victoria and Western Australia, with a successful period as President of the University Football Club in Western Australia.
David joined the Board in November 2020 with more than 25-years’ experience in the legal and property industries.
He is currently a Partner of Pinsent Masons.
Prior to that, he was Global Board member and Head of Australia for Pinsent Masons, CEO of an Australian law firm and a Director of an ASX-listed property development company.
His responsibilities encompass leadership, people & culture strategies, governance, compliance and risk.
David’s areas of expertise include property development and master-planned community projects, corporate, commercial and retail real estate.
Former Club Captain and Life Member, Brad Green joined the Board in November 2020.
Brad played 254 games for Melbourne in a career that spanned 13 seasons.He was awarded the Keith 'Bluey' Truscott Memorial Trophy after an outstanding year in 2010.
After retiring from football, Brad transitioned into coaching roles at both Carlton and North Melbourne and held a mentoring role as a leadership consultant for the Melbourne Renegades during the 2019/2020 season.
Brad also runs his own commercial business, as the Managing Director of GMH Fire and Safety Australia.