Carlton Football Club Director – four months.

Christopher Townshend is a highly regarded Victorian barrister with over 26 years of experience. Townshend specialises in Planning and Environment Law with a focus on major infrastructure and development projects.

Together with his vast experience in Planning and Environment Law, Townshend’s expertise also includes player advocacy within the AFL and other sporting codes.

Townshend has represented institutions and the state government for major infrastructure projects including Metro Rail Tunnel Project and Westgate Tunnel Project. This experience will be invaluable in guiding the Club’s Master Plan that will see $35 million in state and federal government funding go towards the redevelopment of Ikon Park.

Other responsibilities:
Member of Carlton Football Club Infrastructure Sub-Committee and Integrity, Chair Risk and AFL Compliance Sub-Committee.