March 2015 Luncheon

Peter Leahy

Peter Leahy:
CEO Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union
CEO Victorian Rugby Union

Rugby in Victoria, the Super Fifteen and the World Cup?

Date:    Friday 6 March 2015
Venue: The Kelvin Club 14-30 Melbourne Place
Time:    12:30 pm for 12:40 pm

With 29 years of experience in the banking sector, recently as Head of Corporate & Specialised Banking of the East Coast for Bankwest, Peter has been a long advocate for junior, schoolboy and elite Rugby in Victoria.

Peter’s involvement with the VRU Centre of Excellence in 2009-10 highlighted his ability to foster both sporting and corporate networks for the Victorian Rugby community. The Centre of Excellence was a glowing success, producing five Australian Schoolboys in two years.

As Victorian Rugby continues to see a marked increase in local participation and improvement in development and player growth, Peter’s expertise and leadership have been an integral part of the Club’s full alignment with the professional team and Rugby at all levels within Victoria, including the induction of the Melbourne Rising, the pinnacle of the community game.

In mid 2014, Leahy moved from General Manager, Community Rugby to Chief Operating Officer of the Melbourne Rebels and now CEO of both the VRU and the Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union.