Board member since December 2011
Dale Alcock, the managing director of one of Australia’s leading home building groups, was appointed to the board of the Fremantle Dockers in December 2011 and became the club's fifth president in November 2016. Alcock, who is the head of the Alcock Brown-Neaves Group, has been a member and corporate partner of the club since 2007. He replaced Wesfarmers CEO and managing director Richard Goyder, who stood down from the board after being appointed to the AFL Commission in September 2011. Alcock is a third generation builder, who commenced his career as an apprentice bricklayer in 1979 in Kellerberrin. He now oversees the ABN Group building approximately 3000 homes a year and which is ranked second in the Housing Industry Association's (HIA) Housing Top 100 list. A former president of the HIA and a winner of the Ernst & Young WA Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Alcock actively promotes and supports social responsibility. He established the ABN Foundation in 2006, which in the past five years has donated more than $5.2 million to various causes, including medical research, relief work and the environment.
Board member since December 2009
Stephen was a foundation member of the Fremantle Football Club, playing 98 games between 1995 and 1999, winning the Doig Medal in 1996. In 2000, O’Reilly ended his 146-game AFL career, which included two seasons with Geelong and one season at Carlton. Since that time he has worked at KPMG, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, where he is a senior manager in the Private Enterprise division of the firm’s Perth practice. O’Reilly is an active member of the Fremantle Past Players and Officials group and is also a member of the AJ Diamond Club, one of the club’s leading coterie groups.
Board member since December 2012
Former Fremantle Dockers’ captain and inaugural Doig Medallist Peter Mann was elected to the club’s board of directors in 2012. Mann, who played 77 games for Fremantle and captained the club in 1997 and 1998, joined inaugural club captain and fellow member-elected director Ben Allan on the board. He is a sustainability consultant at water engineering company MWH Global. A former president of the AFL Players Association, he was also the association’s executive director for five seasons from 2000 to 2004. He has held positions at Macquarie Bank and Boston Consulting and has worked on strategic plans for Cricket Australia, the Fremantle Dockers, the AFL PA, Fosters Brewing and Toyota’s AFL sponsorship.
Board member since December 2014
Fremantle Dockers’ foundation member and former Macquarie Bank senior executive director Craig Carter was appointed to the board in December 2014 and became vice-president in November 2016. The former executive director of Macquarie Capital Advisers, who is also a foundation member of one of the club’s key business groups – the AJ Diamond Club – grew up in Fremantle and attended South Fremantle High School before completing a Bachelor of Business. Craig specialises in corporate advice and equity capital markets. During his time at Macquarie Group, he syndicated capital and arranged cornerstone investors for dozens of many well-known Australian assets and companies. Following his retirement from Macquarie after a 35-year career in investment banking and stockbroking, Craig has been appointed to the Board of AFG Home Loans, maintains diverse business interests, is a keen offshore sailor and also sits on the board of Royal Freshwater Bay Yacht Club.
Board member since December 2015
Former club captain, three-time Doig Medallist and Life Member Peter Bell replaced inaugural club captain Ben Allan as member-elected director in December 2015. A dual premiership player with North Melbourne who played 163 games for Fremantle and 123 for the Kangaroos, Peter was inducted to the AFL Hall of Fame in 2015. Peter was an executive member of the AFL Players' Association (1999-2005) and AFLPA president (2002-2005). He is currently chairman of the AFLPA Players' Trust and is a former committee member of Perth Racing (2013-2015). Peter completed his secondary education at Aquinas College in 1993 and has a Bachelor of Law (2003) from Melbourne University. After retiring from football in 2008, Peter carved out a successful career as a business owner, with a strong focus on the hospitality industry, and has been guest keynote speaker for state, national and international clients. Peter currently hosts a daily program on 6PR and is a presenter on Channel Seven.
Board member since March 2016
Fremantle Football Club inaugural member, Quay Club member and former KPMG partner Andrea Hall has been appointed to the club's board of directors for a three-year term.
Hall, who holds a BA Commerce from the University of WA and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, was appointed a director on the Insurance Commission of Western Australia in October 2015 and is a member of its audit and risk committee. She is on Murdoch University's Senate and the board of LotteryWest, and chairs the audit and risk committees at both organisations.
Board member since November 2016
Sue is chief executive of the Water Corporation. Prior to being appointed chief executive of the Water Corporation in 2008, Sue, a civil engineer who holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from the University of Western Australia, had a distinguished 25-year career at Clough Engineering. Sue’s tenure as a long-time site engineer and project manager at Clough preceded various corporate roles at the company before she was ultimately appointed to its board. Sue is also a member of UWA’s Senate, a board member of UWA’s Business School and chairman of the Navy Clearance Diver Trust.
Board member since November 2016
Company director Tony Grist is the founder of Perth-based private investment group Albion Capital Partners. Tony was the co-founder and chairman of Amcom Telecommunications, which subsequently merged with Vocus Communications to become a national telecommunications powerhouse. Tony, who has a BA Commerce from UWA, has held directorships in Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia in the healthcare, mining and energy industries. He is also a director of the Minderoo Foundation, the umbrella organisation for the philanthropic programs of Andrew and Nicola Forrest.