Renita Garard OAM was appointed as an independent director for the QRL Board earlier in 2017. Her strong professional background and knowledge of elite sport made her a standout candidate for the position.
The first female director, Garard is a landmark appointment for the QRL Board as it strives to grow “leadership, people and culture”
She is also a dual Olympic gold medallist, having been a member of the Australian Women’s Hockey team from 1993 to 2000, while off the sporting field, she has fulfilled board roles with both the International Hockey Federation and Hockey Australia.
She is currently a director with international consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers and Board Chairman of the Port of Townsville Limited (POTL).