ATC Staff

The Australian Turf Club acts as the driving force behind the sustainability and growth of racing in Sydney. Currently, the Club employs 220 highly-skilled and dedicated full time staff and over 2000 casual staff who pride themselves on delivering the 113 race meetings that are run across the organisations four premium venues; Royal Randwick, Rosehill Gardens, Warwick Farm and Canterbury Park.


    Executive

  • Darren Pearce

    POSITION: Chief Executive Officer.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Darren leads the Australian Turf Club’s strategic direction and corporate secretarial functions of the Australian Turf Club’s operations and key Regulatory liaison.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Octagonal.

  • Tony Partridge

    POSITION: Chief Operating Officer

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: As Chief Operating Officer, Tony is responsible for the strategic commercial plans supporting the Australian Turf Club. Tony leads the Commercial team including events and sponsorship, hospitality sales, marketing and digital communications.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Zipping.

  • Matt Galanos

    POSITION: Chief Financial Officer.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Matt is responsible for leading strategic and tactical financial management including reporting, budgeting and forecasting, cash flow management along with Legal, IT, APN, and ATC Heritage Society functions.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Kingston Town.

  • Matt Rudolph

    POSITION: Executive General Manager, Racing.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Matt is responsible for leading Racing industry liaison and Stakeholder Groups along with the end to end operations of the Australian Turf Club Racecourses and racing function including training, racing and wagering.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Choisir.

  • Jennifer Schembri

    POSITION: Executive General Manager, Human Resources.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Jennifer leads the Human Resource strategy for the Australian Turf Club operations including policy development; Work, Health, Safety and Environment (WHSE), employee and industrial relations, employee engagement, learning and development, rostering and compensation (including payroll).

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Makybe Diva.

  • Mark Flanagan

    POSITION: Executive General Manager, Property and Infrastructure

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Mark leads the development of the Australian Turf Club’s property portfolio.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Sea Biscuit.

  • Membership

  • Rohan Sawyer

    POSITION: General Manager, Commercial and Membership.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Rohan leads the efficient and effective operations of the ATC Membership program and ensures superior customer service to all members. A focus of the role is growing the ATC Membership base and attracting more people to horseracing, and implementing crowd development strategies aimed at every layer within members and general admission.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Octagonal.

  • Marketing

  • Naomi Roth

    POSITION: General Manager, Marketing

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Naomi leads the Marketing function for the Australian Turf Club including Brand strategy, Public Relations, Event Marketing, Digital and Social media marketing and Design with focus on promoting the attraction of horseracing to grow attendance and racegoer commitment to the Club and its venues.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Octagonal.

  • Sponsorship and Race Day Sales

  • Scott Kennedy

    POSITION: General Manager, Sales and Sponsorship.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Scott is responsible for leading Race day hospitality sales including Brand partnerships, Venue bookings and marketing to corporate partners.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: I have always loved Gunsynd. I would always enjoy listening to stories about Gunsynd told by Grandfather who resides in Goondiwindi QLD where the owners were from.

  • Operations

  • Lynell Peck

    POSITION: Head of Hospitality, Event Management and Customer Service.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Lynell leads the race day and non-race day hospitality operations, event logistics and venue operations alongside customer service.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Sunline.

  • Adam Smith

    POSITION: General Manager, Operations and Events (Royal Randwick and Warwick Farm).

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Adam is responsible for leading operational strategies for race day and non-race day hospitality, event management, logistics, venue operations and customer service.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: ADAM

  • Matt Sharman

    POSITION: General Manager, Operations and Events (Rosehill Gardens and Canterbury Park).

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Matt is responsible for leading operational strategies for race day and non-race day hospitality, event management, logistics, venue operations and customer service.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Kingston Town.

  • Security & Risk

  • Shane Brady

    POSITION: General Manager, Security, Risk and Investigations.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Shane is responsible for the all of the Australian Turf Club’s Security and risk strategies and operations, along with regulatory compliance and investigations. Shane also oversees ATC’s in-house Mounted Security which is provided on race days and events, community engagements, ceremonial duties and photo shoots.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Grand Armee.

  • Racing & Tracks

  • Colin Tuck

    POSITION: General Manager, Racing and Wagering.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Colin leads Racing planning for the Australian Turf Club including race date scheduling and programming and wagering facilities on course.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Kingston Town.

  • Lindsay Murphy

    POSITION: General Manager, Racecourses.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Lindsay is responsible for the Australian Turf Club’s racetrack presentations, training tracks, gardens and surrounds along with conduct of training.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Kingston Town.

  • Nevesh Ramdhani

    POSITION: Racecourse Manager, Royal Randwick.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Nevesh manages end to end operations of the Royal Randwick racing and training tracks and plays a key role with Trainer liaison and communications, contract management and racing infrastructure.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: More Joyous.

  • Chris Toogood

    POSITION: Racecourse Manager, Rosehill Gardens.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Chris manages end to end operations of the Rosehill Gardens racing and training tracks and plays a key role with Trainer liaison and communications, contract management and racing infrastructure.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Kingston Town.

  • Greg Carmody

    POSITION: Racecourse Manager, Canterbury Park.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: Greg manages end to end operations of the Canterbury Park racing and training tracks and plays a key role with Trainer liaison and communications, contract management and racing infrastructure.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: Intergaze.

  • Heritage Society

  • Margaret Helback

    POSITION: Heritage Officer.

    CURRENT RESPONSIBILITIES: ATC Artwork Collection, Heritage Office and Heritage Society.

    FAVOURITE RACEHORSE OF ALL TIME: The Barb.