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Key Points for Peggy O'Neal AO
- Peggy O'Neal AO is the first woman in AFL history to serve as president of a club when she took it on in October 2013.
- As president Peggy oversaw the Richmond Tigers win their first Premiership in 37 years (2017) along with victories in 2019 and 2020.
- She is widely regarded as an outstanding president and great leader who has provided the ingredients for success to the Richmond Football Club.
- Chancellor of RMIT.
- Served for three years on Victoria's Ministerial Council on Women's Equality and in January 2020 became a director of VicHealth.
- Was appointed to the Australian Institute of Sport Athlete Wellbeing and Engagement Advisory Committee in 2019 and, from January 2020, has been a member of the AFL Mental Health Steering Committee.
- Has been a non-executive director of several companies in the superannuation and financial services sectors and is currently the chair of Vanguard Superannuation and a director of Infrastructure Specialist Asset Management.
- Peggy was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2019, and awarded Melburnian of the Year in 2021.
- Chair of the 2026 Commonwealth Games.
Topics for Peggy O'Neal AO
- Leadership starts from the top
- Success is a process
- Hiring the right people is what it's about
- Culture is the Number one priority