Kate is a member of the University Council and is the President of Melbourne Football Club. She has worked as a CEO and Senior Executive within the commercial, sport and not-for-profit sectors for many years.

Kate is currently the Director of Deals, Investment and Major Projects at Wyndham City, where she has played a critical role in securing a new A League team for Melbourne’s West and developing the Public-Private-Partnership deal that will see Australia’s first privately-owned sports stadium built in Wyndham.

Kate has extensive experience in developing major sports facilities and previously held an executive position at Tennis Australia leading the billion-dollar Melbourne Park Redevelopment upgrading of facilities for the Australian Open Tennis Championship.

Kate has also been a strong advocate for creating visionary cities of the future and was the CEO of the Committee for Melbourne where she successfully led initiatives that ensured Melbourne continued to grow as a prosperous globally connected city.

Kate is the President of the Melbourne Football Club; the first female to hold this position in the Club’s 160+ year history. An experienced non-executive director, Kate is also:

  • Chair of the Metro Trains Advisory Board and last Chair of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority
  • a board member of the Ministerial Review into Planning and Essential Services
  • a member of the Ministerial Freight Advisory Council.

Kate is also a sought-after media and public speaker and appears regularly as an expert commentator on ABC’s television’s NewsBreakfast program.

Kate Roffey