Lyall Gorman is the Deputy President and Board Member of NSW Business Chamber. He has over 30 years experience in senior management, project management and administration in both the Public and Private sectors including executive roles and directorships at the Western Sydney Wanderers, Cronulla Sharks, Cricket NSW, University of Western Sydney and Hyundai A-League.
Lyall is the former Executive Director (2001 -2005) of an ASX listed public company (a merchant bank and investment holding company specializing in corporate finance, corporate advisory, strategic investment, property and asset management) and was formerly its Executive Director Finance and Administration.In November 2004 he took up the position of founding CEO and subsequently Executive Chairman of the Central Coast Mariners, one of the eight founding clubs in the new national football competition, the Hyundai A-League.
Prior to 2001 Lyall was extensively involved as the NSW Manager for the implementation and management of the Commonwealth Government Block Grant Authority capital construction program involving the assessment of project viability, risk analysis, financial overseeing and monitoring of the construction of property projects valued in excess of 50 million dollars per annum.
During this period Lyall was also the inaugural CEO of the NSW Combined Independent Schools Sports Council, the largest private school sporting infrastructure in Australia.
In June 2010 he was appointed by Football Federation Australia as Head of the Hyundai A-League and in May 2012 as the founding Executive Chairman of the Western Sydney Wanderers, a position he held until July 2014.
Lyall Gorman has over 30 years experience in senior management, project management and administration in both the Public and Private sectors. He holds a Masters Degree in Administration (UNSW) with majors in finance, marketing and organizational management and administration.
During his various corporate roles, he has also filled key corporate governance roles in a range of private and listed entities in areas including financial management, company secretarial, audit committee and as the compliance officer for a Company that held an Australian Financial Services Licence.
He currently undertakes the following roles:
- Group CEO Cronulla Sharks
- Director Cricket NSW
- Chairman University of Western Sydney - Centre for Western Sydney Advisory Board
- Chairman Sydney Thunder Advisory Board
- NSW Government appointed Director to the Parramasala International Contemporary Arts Festival Board
- Mentoring Emerging Business Leaders
- Public Speaking – Leadership, Building a Winning Culture, High Performance, Brand Development, Fan Engagement
- SportsConnect Ambassador