Stuart Nelson

Stuart Nelson was appointed to the RLPA Board of Directors in June 2022 as a casual vacancy.

Mr. Nelson is a veteran corporate advisor with over 30 years experience leading large, complex organisations and providing advisory and management services in the technology, funds management, biotech and sustainability sectors. He has held senior positions at leading financial services multi-nationals HSBC and Allianz.

On his appointment to the RLPA Board of Directors, Mr. Nelson said:

“I am absolutely delighted to have been invited to join the RLPA Board at this critical time and look forward to working with Clint and his team to not only advance and promote the interests of the players, but also the game that we love.”

Dr. Deidre Anderson, Chair of the RLPA Board of Directors, praised the experience and expertise that Mr. Nelson bring to the Board:

“Stuart is an outstanding appointment for the RLPA Board. His financial markets and governance expertise will elevate the rigour to our process and capabilities to support our members. Stuart will be an invaluable asset as the RLPA negotiates its new and improved CBA for both the men and women’s games, but beyond his input to the CBA negotiations his passion for rugby league, strong corporate governance and fairness make him an outstanding addition.”