Ask about Peggy O'Neal AO
Key Points
  • 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.
  • 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.
Topics
  • Leadership starts from the top
  • Success is a process
  • Hiring the right people is what it's about
  • Culture is the Number one priority 
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