Mr Ross Oakley OAM


Mr Ross Oakley is well known to many Victorians who, as the Chairman and CEO of the troubled Victorian Football League back in 1986, transformed the game to become an Australian competition. In 2009, Mr Oakley was inducted into the AFL Hall of Fame. His career includes management of insurance companies, including AAMI, and as CEO of Royal Insurance. He was the CEO of the Melbourne Rebels in 2010 during a time of tumultuous change. Mr Oakley holds an MBA from the Melbourne Business School and is a former Adjunct Professor at Deakin University’s Faculty Business and Law where he also lectured.

Ross Oakley – Leadership profile