GIANTS Chief Executive Officer David Matthews joined the GIANTS board in 2019.

Mr Matthews assumed the role as GIANTS Chief Executive Officer in November 2011 following more than a decade as a member of the AFL Executive. 

The GIANTS have enjoyed a period of continual growth under Mr Matthews’ leadership with highlights including:

  • Expansion to include a successful AFLW team and a GIANTS Netball team 
  • Record membership base and year-on-year growth
  • 6th highest corporate support in the AFL
  • Developing state of the art training and administration facilities at Sydney Olympic Park
  • Grand Final appearance in 2019
  • A successful player retention strategy in a highly competitive market