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For Chris Johnson, the introduction of the father-son program has been of significant benefit to both of his sons.
5:30pm Jan 23, 2017
Browse the full photo gallery from our practice match v GWS on Saturday afternoon.
5:07pm Jan 23, 2017
The Brisbane Lions' rebuild is likely to receive a boost this year with academy key forward Connor Ballenden emerging as one of the top tall prospects in the draft pool.
4:19pm Jan 22, 2017
LEIGH MATTHEWS - DEPUTY CHAIRMAN
Leigh Matthews' VFL/AFL career, as both player and coach, has been crowned with success and legendary status.
MICK POWER - DIRECTOR
Mick Power is one of Australia's leading businessmen with more than 40 years of experience in civil engineering, project management, construction and property investment.
PETER McGREGOR - DIRECTOR
Peter McGregor is a Melbourne-based senior executive with Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
A life-long Brisbane Lions and Fitzroy supporter, he brings to the Board extensive experience across all aspects of the finance industry.
Over the past 25 years, Mr McGregor has held numerous senior management and executive roles, including having been a Partner with Goldman Sachs JBWere, a Director of Hastings Funds Management and Chief Financial Officer of Asciano - one of Australia's largest listed companies.
He also brings a wealth of experience as a Director, having previously served on the Boards of the Melbourne and Gold Coasts Airports, as well as the ASX-listed Australian Infrastructure Fund.
Mr McGregor said a desire to see the Lions return as a dominant force in the AFL led him to join the current Board.
"I've spent 40 years supporting the Lions, first as Fitzroy then Brisbane," he said.
"Like all our players and staff, I hope to play a role in ensuring the return of the Lions as a force in the AFL."
ANDREW WELLINGTON - DIRECTOR
Andrew is a Chartered Accountant and has been a Partner of PwC Australia since 2003. PwC Australia is a partnership with more than 400 partners in Australia and employs over 500 people in Queensland.
He is a member of the Brisbane firms Leadership Group of Partners and is a member of the Australian Board of Partners. He provides Corporate Advisory services to a range of large public and private clients.
Andrew served as the Chair of FINSIA’s (Financial Services Institute of Australasia) Queensland Regional Council from 2007 to 2011.
He is a Senior Fellow of FINSIA and an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. His qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) and a Masters of Accounting.
A long term supporter of the club, Andrew has been a member of the Brisbane Bears and then Brisbane Lions since 1995.
His direct involvement in football includes playing Under 19’s in the WAFL, amateur football and more recently involvement in junior football in Brisbane. Andrew has coached junior football with Wests Juniors, a Brisbane juniors club and was Treasurer of the club for a number of years.
In 2013 Andrew approached and worked with the Brisbane Lions to establish the ‘Lions in Business’ breakfast series.
The series is a program to provide the Brisbane Lions with a presence in the Corporate Community, an opportunity to further promote their brand and a networking opportunity for corporate sponsors and supporters of the Brisbane Lions.
SARAH KELLY - DIRECTOR
Sarah is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Queensland Business School and Director of the MBA Program.
Her research interests include sports marketing strategy and impacts, cross cultural advertising and international trademark law and branding. She has conducted research and consultancy with industry, government and the non-profit sectors, including the Australian Sports Commission, Australian University Sports, The Coalition of Professional Sports, IP Australia, The Federal Court of Australia, Fosters and Synergies Economics Consulting.
Sarah has multidisciplinary training, having had extensive experience as a practicing lawyer and in commercial management, prior to completion of her PhD in sports marketing, and postdoctoral appointment in psychology.
She has published in leading academic peer reviewed journals including the Journal of Advertising, the Journal of Sports Management, International Journal of Advertising and the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.
Sarah also teaches marketing and advertising, across undergraduate, masters, MBA and executive education programs, and has received awards for her teaching.