Football NSW have announced the appointment of two new directors, Deborah Chapman and Brett Mitchell.
Bringing strong financial and strategy acumen to the Board, particularly in relation to audit and risk experience, Football NSW is delighted to have two highly credentialed individuals who will help develop and advance the company’s financial accounting and reporting, and strategy development.
As Chief Financial Officer for NSW Treasury, Deborah holds a wealth of financial and strategy experience which also spans to previous executive roles at Unilever Australia and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Appointed for a period of two years, Deborah comes from a football family with her husband and daughter both current members of the Football St George Association, and her son a referee in the St George area and part of the referee development program at Football NSW. Both her daughter and son also previously participated in Football NSW’s State Cup and Champion of Champions competitions.
Joining the Board to fill the casual vacancy in the Elected Director position, Brett joins with an abundance of experience in the finance and strategy space.
As a Partner at KPMG for 16 years, Brett is the National Partner in Charge of Enterprise – Tax, Transactions & Accounting, a current member of the KPMG Board, Chair of the KPMG Audit Committee, a member of the Ethics and Independence Disciplinary Committee, and is a trusted advisor in providing taxation and accounting services to various private companies and high-wealth individuals.
Brett also boasts a long history within the Football family having played for 26 years at community and state league level, including two National Championship campaigns (1988, 1989). He also holds qualifications in coaching and refereeing and has previously served as the Junior President of Chatswood Football Club.
Football NSW warmly welcomes Deborah and Brett as our two newest Directors.