Director since 2013 Member of Remuneration Committee Bachelor of Commerce
Justin Andrews is the Managing Director of Oakley/Luxottica South Pacific and brings a long history of success in sales and marketing to the board. For six years Andrews has been charged with overseeing the sales, distribution, and marketing of 30 brands throughout the South Pacific region for Luxottica, reporting into head office in Milan, Italy.
In 2011 Andrews successfully led the integration of the Oakley and Luxottica businesses into one entity. Luxottica brands include Ray-Ban, Oakley and Persol. It also makes sunglasses and prescription frames for a multitude of designer brands such as Chanel and Prada, whose designs and trademarks are used under license. Luxottica also makes sunglasses branded Giorgio Armani, Burberry, Stella McCartney, Versace, Vogue, Miu Miu, Tiffany, and Michael Kors.
Andrews graduated from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Commerce, and is based in Geelong with his wife Amanda and three children. He and the family are long-time members of the club and they attend Cats games most weeks.
He also had a long career in local football, turning out over 200 times for Geelong Amateurs, where he won the best & fairest in 1995 and was runner up in the Bellarine Football League Les Ash medal.
Director since 2011 Member of the Finance and Audit Committee Bachelor of Commerce, CA
Craig Drummond joined National Australia Bank Ltd in November 2013 as Group Executive, Finance & Strategy.
Prior to the NAB, Craig’s role from October 2009 was Chief Executive Officer and Country Head of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Craig had joined Goldman Sachs JB Were in 1986 in equity research and was in various roles from 2003 of Chief Operating Officer, Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer until May 2009.
Craig graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Melbourne in 1981. He completed the Advanced Management Program at Wharton University in 2001. Craig is a fully accredited member of the Stockbrokers Association of Australia, a Senior Fellow of FINSIA and is a Chartered Accountant.
Craig is a Board member of the Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health and also a member of the Finance committee of the Ian Potter Foundation Limited.
Director since 2004
Chair of Finance & Audit Committee
Bachelor of Commerce, CPA, MAICD
Alistair grew up loving the Geelong Cats and that passion has only grown since becoming a Board Member.
Acting as a financial advisor to key Cats and membership of the WAGs coterie group began a process of close involvement generally and in various initiatives such as the establishment of the BizCats in Melbourne.
Alistair has been a member of the Geelong Cats board since December 2004 and acts as Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee. Apart from specific expertise in the finance area, he has input into new business development and development of the business and finance strategy.
In business, Alistair is an equity partner and principal in the integrated financial services practice of Morrows in Southbank. Previously, Alistair founded Commercial Advisory Group and was a Principal in the public company that acquired CAG. In his role with Morrows, he heads up the business services, tax and corporate advisory area which provides services to a diverse private client base with a specialisation in sport and media/entertainment. A number of AFL players and officials are clients of the firm. He acts on a number of private company boards and is a member of the Institute of Company Directors. In addition to professional engagement, he been directly involved in a number of clubs and community organisations engaged in facilitating sport and fundraising.
Family includes Sue (fanatic Cat Fan) and three adult daughters who seem to be following in their mother’s footsteps.
Director since 2010
Member of the Corporate Governance Committee,
M.B., B.S., D.Obst. R.C.O.G.,
F.A.C.S.P., F.A.S.M.F., F.S.E.M. (UK)
Hugh has been a life long supporter of the Geelong Cats and can trace his club heritage back to his great-grandfather who played in Geelong Football Club’s 1886 Championship Team. He served as club doctor for 25 years from 1982 to 2006 and is a Life Member of the Cats.
Hugh practices as a Sport and Exercise Physician, and General Practitioner, at Newtown Medical Centre, a short distance from Simonds Stadium. He was the President, then CEO of the AFL Doctors Association over a 25 year period and has been honoured with AFL Life Membership for this work, as well as his contribution to injury surveillance, prevention and concussion management in Australian Football. He has been part of Australia’s Medical team at the last two Commonwealth Games and Director of Games Village Medical Services at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games.
He is a conjoint Senior Lecturer at Deakin University’s School of Medicine and previously held the position of Senior Research Fellow at Monash and Federation Universities. He is Chair of Council at The Geelong College.
He and his wife Claire have four children and two grandchildren who are all avid Cats fans
Director since 2016
Member of the Corporate Governance Committee,
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Arts, FAICD
Kate is a long time fan and supporter of the Geelong Cats, having followed them since first seeing them when she lived in Geelong for a time while working in the histopathology laboratory at the Geelong Hospital. And she is especially excited to see the development of women’s football.
Kate works as a director of a number of companies. These include UGL, Fletcher Building and SMEC, all in the engineering and construction sectors, as well as Sonic Healthcare and Sigma Pharmaceutical in the healthcare area. She is also a director of Adairs, a linen and home furnishing company.
Prior to working as a director, Kate was a lawyer for some years in Adelaide and worked mostly in prosecutions, as well as in the workplace health and safety and industrial areas. She moved to Melbourne with her Geelong fanatic husband and her children in 2000.
Kate has a deep interest in physical and mental wellbeing, particularly in the workplace, and is working to sustain programs to focus on this area in companies where she works. Player wellbeing, both on and off the field, and also post football career, is something she sees as a high priority in football clubs.
Director since 2010
Chair of Corporate Governance Committee
Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Arts, AICD Diploma
A lifelong and passionate Geelong Football Club member, Diana was born and raised in Geelong.
Diana is the Executive Director of the national consulting business and Geelong based company CT Management Group. She is also the Director of Taylor Chapman Consulting, a sports, governance and workplace consultancy practice.
Diana brought with her to the Geelong Cats board over 10 years of State and Community Football administration experience with her previous roles including President of the Western Region Football League, Victorian Football League Tribunal member, Victorian Football League Appeal Board member, WRFL Women's Football Foundation chairperson and AFL Victoria Fair Game: Respect Matters chairperson.
A qualified corporate lawyer and company director, Diana has previously worked as a senior lawyer at multiple firms and businesses including Clayton Utz, Freehills and in-house at Aviva Australia (owned by NAB).
Diana is currently a director on the boards of Doutta Galla Aged Services Limited, the Geelong Gallery and is chair of the Anam Cara Geelong Foundation.