Tony Toohey was appointed as an Executive Director and Chairman on 1st September 2019. Tony is a highly accomplished senior executive with over 35 years in the gaming, hospitality, leisure and technology industries with a proven track record of success in creating sustainable competitive advantage and a strong platform for continuing growth. Tony is the former Managing Director, CEO & Executive Chairman of ASX listed Intecq & eBet Limited. Intecq & eBet Limited was acquired by Tabcorp in Dec 2016 for $128 million. Tony served as GM Business Development Gaming Tabcorp from 2016 until July 2018.
Earl joined the Board in April 2019, bringing a wealth of experience as a senior corporate executive within the sports industry. Managing Director of The Riskcom Group, Earl was North Melbourne Cricket Club President from 2001 until November 2008. He was a Director of Cricket Victoria from 2006-2015 and held the position of Deputy Chairman from 2008-2015. Earl also served as Co-Chair of the Victorian Indigenous Cricket Advisory Committee.
Richard was appointed as a non-executive Director in December 2007. He brings corporate experience across multiple industry sectors to the Company. He joined MSL from VLRQ Pty Ltd where he served as a Director from 1998 to 2004. He was a Director of Kenlynn Property Syndicates Pty Ltd from 1997 to 2000, and co-founded The BOH Dental Group, in 1976. He left in 1997 to pursue interests in the Property and Retirement Living sectors. He currently serves as Chairman of Verton Technologies Aust Pty Ltd and is a Director of Holmac Holdings Pty Ltd. Richard holds a Bachelor of Dental Science degree from the University of Queensland.
Dr Kelly has over 20 years of combined experience within the sports, marketing, law, education and waste management sectors, having served on a range of corporate, government and not-for-profit boards. Passionate about sports and its impacts on local, national and international communities, Sarah is an Associate Professor in Law and Marketing at the University of Queensland and an experienced commercial lawyer. She is globally known for her research, teaching and consulting in the sports field and is also leading a research hub at UQ in Trust, Ethics and Governance.
David Trude joined the Board in 2017 bringing over 40 years’ experience as a senior corporate executive within the banking and securities industries. He was formerly Managing Director, Australian Chief Executive Officer/Country Manager of Credit Suisse, Australia for 10 years from 2001. He has served as Chairman of Baillieu Holst Limited since 2010 having been a Board member since 2007, is Chairman of Waterford Retirement Village, Hansen Technologies Limited and East West Line Parks Pty Limited, a member of the Board of Chi-X Australia Pty Ltd and non-executive Director of Acorn Capital Investment Fund Limited, an ASX listed entity. David holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Queensland, is a Senior Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Master Member of the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association.
David Usasz joined the Board on 5 February 2020. David has over 40 years’ experience in business in Australia and Hong Kong, including over 20 year as a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (and its predecessor organisations). He has been involved in tax, mergers and acquisitions advice and corporate advisory consultancy specialising in corporate reorganisations. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman on ASX-listed Smiles Inclusive Limited (ASX:SIL) and has previously held the position of Non-Executive Director of ASX-listed entities Cromwell Property Group, Queensland Mining Corporation Limited, GARDA Diversified Property Fund and GARDA Capital Group. David was also a Non-Executive Director of Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC). David holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.