Kate Roffey - President

Kate Roffey joined the Melbourne Football Club Board in 2013 and was elevated to the role of President in April 2021. Kate is currently the Director of Deals, Investment & Major Projects at Wyndham City and is also the Chair of the Metro Trains Advisory Board, and a Member of the Victoria University Council. Kate is also the former Chair of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority and Member of the Ministerial Better Planning and Approvals Review Board and the Ministerial Freight Advisory Committee.

Kate is the former CEO of the Committee for Melbourne, former CEO of VicSport and the Senior Manager responsible for the billion dollar Melbourne Park Tennis Centre redevelopment at Tennis Australia.

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.

David Rennick - Vice President

David joined the Board in November 2020 and is a member of the club’s Audit ,Risk & Integrity Sub-Committee and Facilities Working Group.

David has more than 25-years’ experience in the legal and property industries and is currently a director of MCM (Melbourne City Mission), Chair of Hester Hornbrook Academy, Director of Sanctuary Living Pty Ltd and a member of the Proximity and Carr Design advisory boards. He is also Senior Advisor to Inspired Companies.

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 areas of expertise include leadership, people & culture strategies, governance, compliance, risk, and real estate.

David has been a member for over 50 years, is a Foundation Legend, a member of Inner Sanctum, and an AFLW and AFL player sponsor.

David Robb

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.


Brad Green

Former Club Captain and Life Member, Brad Green joined the Board in November 2020 and is a member of the club’s Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

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 Big Bash League season.

Brad also runs his own commercial business, as the Managing Director of GMH Fire and Safety Australia.

Sally Freeman

Sally Freeman, a chartered accountant by trade, brings strong skills in Risk Management, Audit, Finance, Governance and Ethics to the club, having previously been a partner at both Ernst & Young and KPMG, where she headed up KPMG’s Risk Consulting practice.

Sally is an experienced Non-Executive Director, who currently sits on the Board of Netwealth and Eastern Health. She is also an Audit Committee Member of both HealthShare Victoria and Commonwealth Games Australia.

Janette Kendall

Janette is an experienced company director with more than 25 years board experience across public, private and not-for-profit organisations spanning a diverse range of industries including content marketing and technology, digital media, property, retail, communications and the arts.

Her experience has been with organisations facing disruption, undergoing transformation, expanding through acquisition or entering new global markets. All have required a strong focus on strategy, risk and governance.

Her executive experience, both in Australia and China, combined marketing, digital and operations. Janette has significant expertise in strategic planning, digital innovation, marketing and leadership across a number of industry sectors.

Janette is currently a Non Executive Director of ASX listed Vicinity Centres, Costa Group and Tabcorp.  She is also a Non Executive Director of KM Property Funds and Visit Victoria.  Janette is a past Director of Nine Entertainment, Australian Venue Co, Wellcom Worldwide and The Melbourne Theatre Company, and previously served on the Advisory board of the AFLPA.

Janette is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of Chief Executive Women (CEW)

Geoff Porz

Geoff Porz joined the Melbourne Football Club Board in September 2023 and is a member of the Investment Sub Committee, Supporter Forum Group and Facilities Working Group.

Geoff has 35 years’ experience in large scale property development, management and investment with an extensive background in public infrastructure facilities, office, residential and retail centre assets.  Geoff was a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Direct Factory Outlets Group and co-lead the integrated developments of Southern Cross Station and the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Precinct.

He previously worked as a solicitor at Minter Ellison in Melbourne and Clifford Chance in London.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Economics.

Geoff is a 40 plus year member, Foundation Legend, founding member of the Inner Sanctum and Centre Circle supporter groups and AFL and AFLW player sponsor. 


Sarah Robinson


Sarah joined the Melbourne Football Club Board in September 2023 and is a member of the Investment Sub Committee. She brings with her a wealth of experience accumulated over a career spanning more than three decades in financial markets. 

Her professional journey has revolved around the provision of strategic planning and investment advice to high-net-worth investors. Sarah’s expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of asset classes, including Australian and International listed securities, fixed interest, managed funds, infrastructure, and Private Equity funds. Currently she holds a Division Director level role at a prominent financial institution. 

Prior to her current role, Sarah made significant contributions to the ASX education programme and enjoyed a two-decade tenure as a regular guest on ABC talk back radio, where she shared her insights and knowledge with a national audience. 

Sarah’s accomplishments have been recognised on a national scale as she earned a place on the esteemed Barron’s top 100 advisers list. 

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts (History), is ASX Derivatives Accredited (level 1) and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Sarah is a lifetime supporter of the Club, member for more than 20 years and current player sponsor