IAN EDWARDS – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Appointed December 2020

As the Chief Executive Officer, Ian Edwards is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the business and implementing the organisation’s strategic plan. Each year the Board and Executive review and agree the strategic direction for the TAB and three codes of equine and greyhound racing. This process requires execution of highly effective commercial strategies to ensure RWWA can deliver on its purpose to provide a positive, sustainable future to the Western Australian racing sector.

CHARLOTTE MILLS – GENERAL MANAGER RACING

Appointed February 2015

Charlotte oversees RWWA’s racing division including the corporate communications, racing marketing and TAB radio teams as well as government strategy and relations. This division is responsible for managing corporate communications, promoting wagering through our media assets and developing and implementing racing marketing plans aimed at increasing on-course attendance, animal ownership and repositioning the brand of racing, which requires strong stakeholder engagement across the racing community.

MIKE SAUNDERS – GENERAL MANAGER WAGERING

Appointed October 2012

Mike and his team manage RWWA’s wagering and the associated retail support services and marketing functions. The wagering division emphasises the planning and development of the physical TAB retail network with a goal to maximise sales and ensure return on investment. Retail is RWWA’s competitive advantage in WA and the core principle of continuous improvement underpins that advantage. Mike’s team is focused on customer relationship management tools and integrating social media communications to leverage our brand and support the overall wagering strategy. Responsibility for our call centre and customer services area also rests with this division

DENIS BOROVICA – GENERAL MANAGER RACING INTEGRITY

Appointed February 2012

The racing integrity team comprises stewards from all three codes, racecourse investigators, RWWA’s veterinary officers and race day operational staff. The proper conduct and integrity of racing activities are a core responsibility of RWWA. The racing industry relies on public support through wagering on race results so maintaining confidence in the sport is critical. The racing integrity division, led by Denis, ensures race fairness to build confidence and support within the public as well as racing participants. This incorporates assurance administration processes including the licensing and registration of participants and animals, hearings and appeals, Rules of Racing, RWWA and racecourse investigations.

SAM McCREADY – CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Appointed June 2017

Sam and his information services team are responsible for the design and execution of the technical plan. Their aim is to run, grow and transform the technical landscape within RWWA with a strong focus on the business value of IT investments and enabling necessary customer outcomes. This is achieved by maintaining the strategic oversight and direction of technical innovation and driving an operating model of agility in thinking and execution. The team provides both day-to-day operational support and delivery of major projects.

AMANDA COX – CHIEF FINANCIAL AND PEOPLE OFFICER

Appointed June 2021

Amanda leads RWWA’s finance and business services as well as its people and culture teams. The finance function is vital to the company’s fiscal health and includes planning and evaluating budgets to pay for new projects. The role aligns day-to-day financial decisions with longer-term company objectives. More widely, responsibility covers procurement and a range of business services. The people and culture function emphasises the development of high-performing and engaged teams as well as actively driving the cultural changes needed for RWWA’s future success.

ELIZABETH LAWTON – CHIEF LEGAL GOVERNANCE AND RISK OFFICER

Appointed September 2021

Elizabeth is primarily responsible for leading RWWA on key legal, governance and risk matters and supporting and advising the Executive and Board. Elizabeth and her team assess and balance risk with commercial, social and community objectives. They contribute to the formulation and execution of corporate strategy and the delivery of initiatives across RWWA and the industry more broadly. The legal, compliance, risk and internal audit teams manage compliance, the responsible wagering program, general legal matters and the insurance portfolio to help RWWA forge its position as a competitive and responsible gambling organisation.