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Brendon Gale

Under Brendon’s leadership, Richmond’s iconic Punt Road Oval headquarters has been transformed into an elite high-performance facility, and the club has achieved record consumer and commercial growth year on year. Under his leadership the club has seen a revenue growth of approximately 120% since 2010, and two Premierships in 2017 and 2019.

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Brendon Gale Travels from VIC
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Brendon Gale's Biography

Brendon Gale is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Richmond Football Club. In a professional athletic career spanning 12 years, Brendon played 244 games of AFL football with the Richmond Football Club from 1990 to 2001.

Upon retirement from professional football, Brendon practiced law with commercial law firm Mallesons Stephen Jaques in the banking and finance division.

In January 2005, Brendon was appointed CEO of the AFL Players Association where he was responsible for representing the collective industrial interests of all AFL players.

In September 2009 Brendon was appointed as CEO of the Richmond Football Club. Brendon leads a diverse team of over 140 people, a budget of approximately $80 million and is responsible for the performance of all aspects of the organisation.

Under Brendon’s leadership, Richmond’s iconic Punt Road Oval headquarters has been transformed into an elite high-performance facility, and the club has achieved record consumer and commercial growth year on year.

Under his leadership the club has seen a revenue growth of approximately 120% since 2010, and two Premierships in 2017 and 2019.

Brendon is a passionate diversity advocate and served on the Board of the Victorian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission from 2009-2013.

With the establishment of Aligned Leisure and the Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership Brendon has grown an increasingly diversified sports business. Brendon leads one of the largest and most successful sports businesses in Australia, having overseen Richmond's Premierships in both 2017 and 2019.