After a successful career as a lawyer and partner at a leading sports law firm, where he acted for the AFL, the AOC, and many professional athletes, Dominic became more directly involved in the sports industry, holding a range of executive positions at the Essendon Football Club over a 10 year period. In his previous role as Chief Operating Officer at the Club, Dominic led many strategic and commercial projects, including the Club’s successful move to its new administration and training facility at Melbourne Airport.
Dominic also oversaw the strategic direction of the Club’s community activities, where he developed and grew strong partnerships across education, business and government to deliver meaningful outcomes for the Club and the community. Dominic was also a board member of the Long Walk, the foundation established after Michael Long’s walk to Canberra to raise awareness about the plight of indigenous Australians.
Dominic commenced as Chief Executive Officer of SEDA in February 2013, having seen the impact that SEDA was having from an industry perspective. He is now leading the next exciting phase of SEDA’s growth, with a clear vision to become a national organisation that is highly regarded for quality education and training, meeting the needs of a diverse range of students and having a positive impact on the broader community.