Peggy O’Neal AO
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Peggy O’Neal AO's Biography
Peggy O'Neal AO is an American born Australian lawyer who, since October 2013, has served as the president of the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). She is an outstanding leader who under her guidance has seen the club win three Premierships in the last four years – 2017, 2019 and 2020.
Peggy served for three years on Victoria's Ministerial Council on Women's Equality and in January 2020 became a director of VicHealth and 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.
She 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 has specialised in superannuation and financial services law for more than 25 years and is presently a consultant to Lander and Rogers and was previously a partner at Herbert Smith Freehills from 1995-2009. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is also a member of Chief Executive Women and the Melbourne Forum.
Peggy is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is also a member of Chief Executive Women and the Melbourne Forum.
In June 2019, Peggy was made an Officer of the Order of Australia for her services to Australian rules football, financial services law and women in leadership roles.
Speaking Topics Include
Leadership starts from the top
Success is a process
Hiring the right people is what it's about
Culture is the Number one priority