Independent skills based Director - Peter McGrath

Peter is a Corporate/Sports lawyer and administrator with extensive experience in corporate law especially relating to corporate governance.

Peter is a corporate lawyer and sports administrator with extensive experience in corporate law especially relating to corporate governance. He has undertaken, in conjunction with specialist consultants, a number of NSO governance projects on behalf of and under instruction from the Australian Sports Commission.

Peter was a Director (1994 - 2005) and Chairman (1999 - 2005) of the ACT and Southern NSW Rugby Union Limited (“Brumbies Rugby”), was elected to the Board of the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) in 2005 being appointed Chairman in 2007 – 2012 and also held the role of Chairman of SANZAR, in 2006, 2007 and again in 2012 prior to his retirement from rugby.

Peter was appointed to the Council of the International Rugby Board (IRB) and the Executive Committee of the IRB in 2008. Peter held these positions until his retirement as Chairman of the ARU in 2012, at which point he formally stood down from all positions associated with rugby.

In 2013 Peter was appointed, by the ACT Government, to the Council of the Canberra Institute of Technology and following statutory governance review, Peter was appointed to the Governing Board of the CIT in 2014 and has recently been re-appointed for a further three year term. Peter is the Deputy Chair of the CIT’s Audit Risk and Finance Committee.

Peter is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute.

Qualifications

  • Associate Diploma in Valuation, Sydney Technical College, 1988
  • Bachelor of Laws LLB, Australian National University, 1994
  • Grad Dip in Legal Practive, Australian National University, 1995
  • Independent Director of Australian University Sport, 2015 - present

Tags: sports

  • ASC
  • AIS
  • beyondblue
  • Bulk Nutrients
  • CPA Australia
  • Defence Force Recruiting
  • JanSport
  • Kukri
  • Mainfreight
  • Red Bull
  • Riot Games
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Stay Oz
  • UniBank