Dave Donaghy – Director
Dave Donaghy was appointed as Melbourne Storm’s Chief Executive Officer in July 2015, moving into the job after holding the position of Strategy and Communications Director at the Club. During his time as CEO, Storm has experienced considerable commercial growth, whilst maintaining its performance on-field, including one Premiership from three successive grand finals, as well as a World Club Challenge title.
Making the switch from a career in media to sports administration, Donaghy has worked across multiple areas of professional sports organisations, from strategy to list management and salary cap, football operations, commercial operations, government, broadcasters and media.
Originally from Gladstone, Queensland, Donaghy holds degrees in political science and journalism from the University of Queensland.
|2015-Present||Melbourne Storm||Chief Executive Officer|
|2013-2015||Melbourne Storm||Strategy & Communications Director|
|2010-2013||Brisbane Lions||GM Communications & Stakeholder Engagement|
|2008-2010||Melbourne Storm||Football Administration & Media Manager|
|2004-2008||Journalist||News Limited / Australian Associated Press|