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Ministry of Sport Women In Sport Summit 21′: QRL CEO Rohan Sawyer.


Ministry of Sport, in association with Sunshine Coast Council and Tourism and Events Queensland thanks everyone attending The Women in Sport Summit 2021

Rohan Saywer was  promoted to the the Chief Executive Officer at Queensland Rugby League in October 2021.

Prior to the QRL, was Head of Commercial & Marketing for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, where he led teams across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. Rohan has also held various senior roles at the Australian Turf Club and investment banks UBS and Goldman Sachs.

Hosted on 25 June 2021 at the home of Sunshine Coast Lightning, USC Stadium

Some of the most prestigious names in the industry for the third annual Women In Sport Summit, exclusive access, coveted conversations and game changing discussions, all while inspiring #women to rise up, dream, believe, create, and succeed gave many valuable insights.

We thank the Speakers :

Jane Fernandez, Chief Operating Officer Australia at FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

Natalie Cook, OLY 5 time Olympian and Gold Medallist with Karen

Breeanna Brock, Women’s Chief Executive Officer at Brisbane Lions

Belinda Keay, Operational Director, Big Bash Leagues at Cricket Australia

Rohan Sawyer, Chief Operating Officer at Queensland Rugby League

Danielle Smith, CEO at Sunshine Coast Lightning and Captain Karla Pretorius 

Chris Hobden, Director at True North Research

Rebecca McCloy – Commercial Director-Sport for the Foxtel Group, the country’s leading sports media company for Foxsports and Kayo

Rowie Webster Olympic Australian Water Polo Captain with Lee Brentzel from Minerva Network.

Special Appearance from Ex NRL player Chris Walker on his walk to raise money for several charities with Nicole Edwards

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