Mr Anter Isaac (Chair)
Anter has been involved in Australian football for 27 years, starting as an Assistant Accountant with the national governing body in 1996 and where he worked for 12 years until 2007. During his time at the national governing body, Anter held the roles of Head of Finance, Company Secretary, NSL and A-League Finance Manager, and various roles in National Teams Management.
In 2007, Anter established a sports strategy consulting firm, Kleinmann Wang, which has since consulted to and supported projects to improve governance and leadership systems in federations, develop professional leagues and clubs, and design and deliver strategy in more than 120 countries with FIFA, the Asian Football Confederation, the Oceania Football Confederation, FIBA, and the International Cricket Council.
Most recently, Anter was the President of Football NSW, where he was also a director between 2013 and 2021. He has been a director of the Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs in the NRL and continues to serve on the board of the Beverly Hills Film Festival.
Ms Jaclyn Lee-Joe (Deputy Chair)
Jackie has over 20 years of marketing, digital disruption and transformation experience across media, tech, communications and financial services. She has enjoyed working in a myriad of global and regional roles around the world with some truly impactful brands BBC, Netflix, Skype, Virgin and Afterpay.
As Global Director of Audience Marketing, Entertainment Partnerships and Broadcast Media – she was responsible for Skype’s campaign platforms, growing the entertainment partnership program and building Skype's capability and presence in the broadcast space.
At BBC Studios, Jackie had oversight of more than 300 brands globally, fostering franchise brands such as Doctor Who, the Planet Series, Top Gear and growing new brands such as Bluey. Jackie was instrumental in helping to create new digital ways for communities to engage with BBC content globally.
At Netflix as Global Chief Marketing Officer, she brought her experience in media and entertainment together with her understanding of product and tech - building reach and fan engagement for a growing international content slate across an expanding range of genres, deepening partnerships, leading popular culture by fostering conversations around the world, and developing Netflix’s brand.
Since returning to Australia, she is an advisor and board member to some of the leaders in the entrepreneur and innovation ecosystem. As Global Head of Customer, Content & Marketing @ Money by Afterpay, she led product design, content and marketing teams to create a new OTT money experience focused on Gen Z and Millennials.
Mr Stuart Corbishley (Company Secretary)
Stuart Corbishley was appointed as Company Secretary in May 2022.
Stuart is an experienced sports and major events lawyer, company director and company secretary who advises high profile national and international governing bodies, major events, domestic leagues, clubs, athletes and sponsors on a range of legal, commercial, governance and integrity matters. Stuart’s in-house experience across a wide range of sports and major events has given him a deep understanding of the sports industry and, having advised clients at every level of sport, he brings a unique perspective to his advice.
Stuart was General Counsel & Company Secretary for AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 and for FA’s successful bid for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, and has also acted as General Counsel & Company Secretary for Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games, Invictus Games Sydney 2018 and the 2022 UCI Road World Championships. Stuart has also advised Cricket Australia on the establishment of the Men’s and Women’s Big Bash League, Netball Australia on the establishment of the Super Netball League, Hockey Australia on the establishment of Hockey League One and Athletics Australia on the establishment of Nitro Athletics.
Currently, Stuart is the Vice-President of Triathlon Australia and also acts as the Company Secretary for Invictus Australia and Netball NSW.
Mr Mark Bresciano (Director)
Mr Mark Bresciano was appointed to the Football Australia Board on 1 October 2019. Born in Melbourne, Mark played youth football for Bulleen Lions, before moving into the National Soccer League with Carlton. In 1999, he moved to Italian Serie B side Empoli, beginning a twelve-year stay in the country. In 2002, he moved to the Serie A with Parma, later playing for Palermo and S.S. Lazio. From 2011, he spent the final four years of his career in the Middle East, first with UAE Pro-League side Al Nasr and then Qatar Stars League club Al-Gharafa. Mr Bresciano made 84 appearances for Australia, scoring 13 goals. He played in three FIFA World Cups, two AFC Asian Cups and the 2004 OFC Nations Cup winning team.
Mr Joseph Carrozzi AM (Director)
Mr Joseph Carrozzi AM was elected to the Football Australia Board in November 2018 and is the chair of Finance, Risk and Audit Committee, the Football Congress Finance and Risk Committee and the Football Australia Congress Nominations Committee.
Joseph is a business advisor and board member on a number of public and private sector boards. He is Chair of listed healthcare REIT, HealthCo (ASX:HCW), Chair of Angus Knight Group, an employment services business and Chair of the Centenary Institute for Medical Research. He is also a board member of National Intermodal Corporation and Western Sydney University. Joseph is admitted as a barrister in the Supreme Court of NSW, he has a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws (UNSW). He has worked in the professional services sector for 30 years, including 15 years as a Managing Partner. Joseph has had an involvement in sports governance for over 20 years with roles on the boards of NSWIS, Athletics Australia, the 2015 AFC Asian Cup and the GWS Giants AFL club.
Mr Sam Ciccarello (Director)
Sam Ciccarello was elected to the Football Australia Board on 22 November 2023. Sam has been involved in football for 35 years commencing as junior coach.
His football journey includes roles as Event Director and COO for the Sydney Olympic Games Organising Committee SA’s Olympic Football Tournament operations, in the professional club setting as founding GM, then later, CEO of Adelaide United FC, and in grassroots and community football as director, Chair and President of Member Federation, Football South Australia. Sam was a member of FA’s Congress Review Working Group, and of the FA’s New Leagues Working Group (unbundling of the professional football leagues from FA).
Sam has extensive leadership and senior executive and board experience across the corporate and business sectors in banking and finance, media, sports administration and governance, and in major events. Positions include General Manager of broadcaster Southern Cross Austereo (SA), CEO of Australian Major Events; and Marketing Director then CEO with the Australian Formula One Grand Prix.
Sam was a long term Panel judge with the Telstra National Business Women’s Awards and judge on the Telstra National Business Awards; director on the SA Government's Motor Sport Board, Special Olympics SA Board Member, Whitelion Leadership Advisory Group, Chairman of the St. George Historical and Cultural Committee and association with the Arts, as a past Board Director of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Foundation.
Sam is committed to putting back into the community in a substantive and diverse way, particularly with an emphasis on giving voluntary service in a strategic and determinative manner.
Mrs Amy Duggan (Director)
Mrs Amy Duggan was appointed to the Football Australia Board on 1 October 2019. She is a member of the Football Development Committee. Mrs Duggan has 25 years’ experience in various roles in football and is a former Matilda. A communications professional, Mrs Duggan is a Journalist and Presenter for Win Television and has worked in the media industry for 20 years. She is especially fond of the time she spent covering the Matilda’s, Socceroos, the W-league and the 2019 Women’s World Cup. Mrs Duggan holds a Commerce degree from the University of Wollongong and serves on several committees and sports' boards.
Mrs Heather Garriock (Director)
Mrs Heather Garriock was appointed to the Football Australia Board on 3 September 2021. She has spent over 25 years in football with various roles across all levels of the game, and is a member of the Starting XI advisory panel. Mrs Garriock is one of the most decorated Commonwealth Bank Matildas in history with appearances at three (3) FIFA Women’s World Cups, three (3) AFC Women’s Asian Cups, two (2) Olympic Games and a national championship in the W-League. With a Masters in Education (Coaching) from Sydney University and an AFC A Licence, she has held coaching positions at National Premier Leagues, W-League and Commonwealth Bank Matildas level, as well as an appointment as the Vice President of Football Coaches Australia. Mrs Garriock is the CEO of Australian Taekwondo, has been a television commentator and analyst for several broadcasters and held other sports management positions.
Ms Catriona Noble (Director)
Ms Catriona Noble was appointed to the Football Australia Board on 3 September 2021. Ms Noble is the Executive General Manager Retail at Australia Post and her career has seen her lead significant growth and major restructures at some of Australia’s largest organisations including ANZ Bank and McDonald’s. During her time with ANZ Catriona was responsible for key Retail Distribution channels to customers including the Australian Branch Network. While her 20-year career with McDonald’s saw her play an integral role in the transformation of the McDonald’s brand in Australia, holding various positions including CEO and Managing Director for McDonald’s Australia and Chair of Ronald McDonald House Charities. Ms Noble has completed the AMP (Advanced Management Programme) at INSEAD business school, Fontainebleau, MGSM (Macquarie Graduate School of Management) Strategy & Business, MIT Boston Digital Business Transformation Programme and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mr Spiro Pappas (Director)
Spiro Pappas is a senior executive with over 30 years of international business experience. He is currently Chairman of Atlas Iron, Open Learning (ASX listed) and OpenInvest. He is also a NED of BrewAI, DataMesh and Cognian Technologies.
Prior to his current board roles, Spiro had a long career in banking. He served at NAB in a number of senior leadership roles including CEO of Asia (based in Singapore) and was responsible for all of NAB’s International Operations and their Global Institutional Bank. Prior to NAB, Spiro worked in London and New York for Deutsche Bank and then London with ABN AMRO Bank.
Spiro has participated in a number of G20 forums as a member of the Australian B20 Taskforce. He was also a Corporate Board Member of the Australia Japan Business Cooperation Committee and the European Australian Business Council. Spiro also served as part of an Australian Federal Government Digital Taskforce.