Cameron Clyne joined as a Director of the ARU (now known as Rugby Australia) in October 2013 and became Chairman
in January 2016. Cameron has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. A former CEO
of National Australia Bank, he joined NAB in 2004 and was CEO of Bank of New Zealand before becoming Group CEO
in 2009. Prior to NAB he spent 12 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and led the financial services practice in
the Asia Pacific. He also worked in their Sydney, Melbourne, New York and San Francisco offices. Cameron was
one of 245 people chosen as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum to address global challenges including
health, education and the environment in 2008. He has been involved in rugby all his life and played both a premier
grade and representative level in Australia and New Zealand.
Dr Brett Robinson was the inaugural captain of the ACT Brumbies in the Super 12 competition and in total, played
16 test matches for the Wallabies. From 2002 to 2005 he was the General Manager of Australian Rugby Union’s High
Performance Unit. Brett is currently Deputy Chairman of the Rugby Australia board and represents Australia on
the World Rugby Council. In addition to this, Brett is the CEO of BOQ Specialist and prior to that role he was
Managing Director, CEO of Icon Cancer Care and Australian CEO for Mondial Assistance (now Allianz Global Assistance).
This was preceded by executive management roles with Insurance Australia Group (IAG), with responsibility for
its key brands of NRMA, CGU and Swann in QLD. He is a Chairman of the Council of Kings College at the University
of Queensland and also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD). Healthcare has always
been a key focus for Brett, having completed a medical degree at the University of Queensland, working as a surgical
trainee and later completing a Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Orthopaedics at Oxford.
Ms Marlow grew up in Palmerston North, New Zealand, where she developed a love for Rugby at a young age. She moved
to Sydney to begin her professional career, which included stints working at Samsung Information Systems and
Agate Technology before joining Microsoft in 1995. At Microsoft she has held various positions across the business,
including General Manager for US Channel Sales (based at Microsoft’s head office in Seattle, US), Director of
Small and Medium Business Solutions and Partners, Public Sector Director, and Enterprise and Partner Group Director.
She was appointed Managing Director of Microsoft Australia in January 2011. Ms Marlow is also a member of Chief
Executive Women (CEW), an organisation committed to supporting and growing women in executive positions.
Paul McLean joined the ARU Board (now known as Rugby Australia) in 2013 following an impressive Rugby career, which
included playing for the Wallabies and receiving more than 100 caps for Queensland. Paul has held numerous off-field
positions in Rugby administration, including President of Rugby Australia from 2005 to 2009; Council Representative
for the International Rugby Board; Chairman of the Australian Schools Rugby Union Foundation; and President of
Queensland Rugby Union. Outside of Rugby, McLean is a Director of Youngcare, an organisation that works to create
housing options for young Australians with high care needs, and is Managing Director for Queensland at Savills,
where he was CEO from 2009-2016.
Ann Sherry joined the ARU Board (now known as Rugby Australia) in 2012 and became its first female Board member.
Ann is the Executive Chairman at Carnival Australia, the largest cruise ship operator in Australasia. She was
CEO at Carnival until end 2015. Prior to this, Ann was at Westpac as CEO of Westpac New Zealand, CEO Bank of
Melbourne And Group Executive of People & Performance . An advocate for women's rights, Ann was the First Assistant
Secretary of the Office of the Status of Women in Canberra, advising the Prime Minister on policies and programs
to improve the status of women, and was also Australia's representative to the United Nations forums on human
and women's rights. She is a Board member of Sydney Airport corporation, ING Bank, Palladium and the MCA.