Board Of Directors

NSWRL Board of Directors


Dr George Peponis OAM. Member RACGP, AMA, CSDGP, AICD (Chairman since 1 May 2013, Director since 2 December 2011) - GP. Past player and club captain of Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs. Former captain of NSW and Australian Rugby League team (1979-1980). Chairman; Canterbury League Club Ltd, NSW Leagues Club Ltd, NSW Leagues Club Limited, 2018 Rugby League World Cup Director, Clubs NSW, ClubKENO Holdings Pty Ltd, Clubs NSW Pty Ltd, Registered Clubs Association Holdings Pty Ltd.


Robert Millward OAM (Director since 8 December 1995) – Football Administrator Director; Illawarra District Rugby League Football Club Ltd, NSW Leagues Club Limited

Raymond Dib J.P., GAICD (Director since 3 December 2010) – Company Director Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors Chairman; NSW Leagues Club Limited

Geoffrey Gerard (Director since 3 December 2010) – Past player; Parramatta Eels, Manly Sea Eagles, Penrith Panthers, NSW Blues and Australian Kangaroos Director; NSW Leagues Club Limited; Director, NSWRL Foundation Pty Ltd

William 'Smiley' Johnstone (Director since 8 March 2011) – CEO; Indigenous Development Corporation, Director; KMK Consulting 

Nick Politis AM, B Comm and Ec.(Director since 6 June 2013) – Executive Chairman of WFM and NGP Group of Companies, Chairman of the Sydney Roosters' Board of Directors, Chairman of the Eastern Suburbs Leagues Club Ltd

Deborah Healey LLB LLM (Hons) (Director since 6 June 2013) – Professor, Director, China International Business and Economic Law Initiative, Law School, UNSW Australia; Director, NSW Leagues Club Limited; Director, NSWRL Foundation Pty Ltd