Phil Waugh

Former Wallaby appointed Rugby Australia ceo

Waugh becomes the first Wallaby to occupy the role, having earned 79 caps for the national side.

Since he concluded his professional career with the Waratahs in 2011, Waugh has gone on to build extensive executive and governance experience.

He has been a non-executive director on the Rugby Australia board since July 2018, and he has most recently had a career in banking.

Waugh's Board and governance experience has seen him hold multiple non-executive directorship positions within the hospitality, finance and sporting industries.