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Mark LoGiudice - President

Mark LoGiudice is a lifelong Carlton supporter and a member of the Inner Blue. He has also been a member of the Carltonians, Carlton’s longest serving and original Coterie Group, since 1995.

He joined the Carlton Board in February 2010, was elected Vice President in October 2013 and appointed President in June 2014.

He is Chairperson for the Club Member Venues sub-committee and a member of the Finance, Audit and Risk sub-committee.

Mark has been in the property industry since 1986 and is the Managing Director of Crawfords Group, a family owned investment company established in 1966.  Crawfords Group is involved in the investment and development of commercial, industrial and retail property.

Further to his property interests, Mark is a Director of Premier Fruits Group, a national farming, marketing and logistics company.

Outside of his corporate activities, Mark is a long standing member of RCH 1000, which actively raises funds for research at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Finance, Audit & Risk sub-committee & Club Member Venues sub-committee

Jeanne Pratt AC - Vice President

Jeanne Pratt has been a long time supporter of the Carlton Football Club in her own right, as well as in conjunction with her late husband Richard. The Pratt name is synonymous with the Club through a 60-year association.

In 2009, Jeanne was made Patron of the Club, a position previously held by Richard. In 2011 she joined the Board of Directors.

Jeanne is Co-Chairman of Visy, established in Melbourne in 1948 and now one of the world's largest privately owned packaging, paper and recycling companies.

Outside of her corporate activities, Jeanne devotes much of her life to the arts and to the community. The Pratt Foundation one of the largest private sources of philanthropy in Australia, having helped hundreds of charities raise more than $200 million since the Foundation’s inception in 1978.

Zac Fried

Zac Fried is a Joint Owner and Executive Director of The Spotlight Group. The Group operates more than 450,000sqm of retail space across four countries and employs more than 7,000 staff. It remains one of the most successful privately owned business groups in Australia.

Zac has overseen the development of some of Australia's premier retail and homemaker centres. He was recognised for this significant work in 2008, as the recipient of the prestigious Warwick Shedden Memorial Trophy from the Bulky Goods Retailers Association (BGRA). Zac has since been appointed Vice President of the BGRA, further recognising his influence within this sector.

A passionate lifetime Carlton supporter, Zac has been involved in various planning and marketing committees at the Club. He played a key role in the redevelopment of Visy Park.

Marketing sub-committee

Finance, Audit & Risk sub-committee

Club Member venue sub-committee

Adrian Gleeson

Adrian “Bear” Gleeson is a Carlton Life Member, having played 176 games for the Blues between 1986 and 1996. He was part of the 1987 premiership winning team and also represented Victoria during his playing career.

While playing for Carlton Adrian embarked on financial planning studies and following his retirement from football he established his own business.

A Certified Financial Planner, Adrian continues to be a Partner in C.A.G Financial Services Pty Ltd and is a member of the National Board of Apogee Financial Planning; part of the National Australia Bank group.

Adrian was appointed to the Carlton Football Club Board in May 2006.

Football sub-committee

Marketing sub-committee

Greg Lee

A Carlton member since the age of 5, Greg has had a lifelong passion for the Club. His contributions to Carlton include being a Sponsor and Coterie Member, prior to becoming a Director. 

Greg has also worked extensively behind the scenes to generate funds for Carlton, including on projects such as the Carlton Heroes Project.

Aside from his work at the Club, Greg is a successful businessman. He is the founder and Managing Director of three major national recruitment companies; Vital is Australia’s largest healthcare recruiter, whilst Octopus (hospitality) and Precision (logistics) both dominate their niche markets. 

Greg is also a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and the Australian Institute of Management. 

Nominations & Remuneration sub-committee

Football sub-committee

Craig Mathieson

Craig Mathieson joined Carlton’s Board in October 2012. He brings to the Board expertise in finance, and is the CEO of The Mathieson Group. He was previously the CEO of DMS Glass.

Craig grew up supporting Carlton and remains passionate about the Club. He is the son of Carlton Life Member Don Mathieson, who has been a member of the Carltonians for more than 25 years. 

Club Member Venues sub-committee

Football sub-committee


Marcus Clarke

Marcus Clarke has been a Director of the Carlton Football Club since February 2007.

A Carlton supporter since the late 1960s, Marcus was a Director of the Social Club from 2002 to 2006, and was a Carlton sponsor from 1996 to 2001.

Marcus brings extensive legal skills to Carlton’s Board, having worked as a barrister since 1987. In that capacity, he has represented a number of players at the AFL Tribunal.

As a schoolboy, Marcus was an Australian junior champion at middle distance and cross-country running. It’s that background which has seen him develop a particular interest in player conditioning and injury management, and in the ongoing development of the elite training facility at Carlton.

Legal counsel

Football sub-committee

Ahmed Fahour

Ahmed Fahour is the Managing Director and CEO of Australia Post. He has broad experience as a management consultant and corporate leader – in Australia and overseas.

Ahmed began his professional career at Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he became a director and served on BCG’s International Partner Group. He has also worked as Head of Corporate Development at Citigroup, in New York, where he was a member of the company’s Global Management Committee; and as an Executive Director and Australian CEO of the National Australia Bank (NAB).

Ahmed is currently a Director of Pro-Pac Packaging Ltd and Methodist Ladies College; as well as an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at La Trobe University. He holds a Bachelor of Economics(Honours) from La Trobe University and an MBA from the University of Melbourne. He is married to Dionnie and they have four children.

Marketing sub-committee

Raphael Geminder

Raphael “Ruffy” Geminder is Executive Chairman of Pact Group, a leading Australasian packaging business. Pact Group is wholly owned by the Geminder Family.

Since acquiring the business in 2002, Ruffy has transformed Pact Group from a largely industrial packaging based supplier, to a fast growing and energetic regional packaging leader.

Prior to acquiring Pact Group Ruffy was the co-founder and Chairman of Visy Recycling, growing it into the largest recycling company in Australia.

Ruffy holds an MBA in Finance and was previously a funds broker in New York before immigrating to Australia. In 2006, he was appointed Victoria's first Honorary Consul to the Republic of South Africa.

Ruffy and his wife Fiona have four children – Georgia, Ben, Annabel and Samantha.

Marketing sub-committee

Luke Sayers

Luke Sayers is the CEO of PwC Australia and Vice Chairman for East Cluster, PwC's Asia-Pacific network of firms. 

Under Luke's leadership PwC Australia is focused on delivering value to clients, lending expertise to help address important national issues, and contributing to communities around Australia.

Since joining PwC in 1991 Luke has held a number of positions, including being a Global Relationship Partner for some of the firm's most important clients. He spent five years living in Washington DC, before returning to Australia in 2001.  

Luke is also on the Board of Special Olympics Australia, the Global Foundation, and Chair of the Melbourne Chapter of the Australian Business and Community Network (ABCN).

Luke lives in Melbourne with his wife and four daughters.

Finance, Audit & Risk sub-committee

Nominations & Remuneration sub-committee