NSW Cricket Board
The NSW Cricket Board of nine Directors works collectively in the best interests of cricket in NSW – growing our fan base, developing our players and people, and increasing participation and investment in the game.
The former CEO and Head of Investment Banking at Credit Suisse Australia, John Knox joined the Cricket NSW board in December 2012 and was elected Chairman in June 2018.
Ed has over 20 years experience in cricket, as a player with Sydney University, NSW and Australia, having played over 140 FC games and 18 Tests. Ed currently works in the investment team at TDM Growth Partners. He currently sits on the CA/ACA Grassroots Fund Committee and serves on the CNSW Board cricket sub-committee.
Karen is the former Chief Operating Officer and Head of Strategic Transactions for Challenger Life. Karen has worked for the Commonwealth Bank as well as law firm Linklaters. Karen is a qualified solicitor and Chartered Financial Analyst. She is also a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
A former NSW Blues allrounder, Neil is a successful businessman following a career as a cricket administrator. He is currently Chairman of the Sydney Cricket Club and a Board member of the ACA.
A successful business manager, Paul has a long history in Newcastle as a player, coach and administrator. The son of former NSW player Hugh Marjoribanks, Paul is currently NSW Country Committee Chairman.
Hawkesbury president Richard Timbs is an experienced senior business and finance professional who has a long history in cricket as a Sydney Premier Grade player for Fairfield and Hawkesbury before becoming a Hawkesbury administrator.
David Gallop AM is widely regarded as one of Australia’s most accomplished and experienced sport administrators. Gallop, a lawyer by trade, has been the CEO of both the National Rugby League and Football Federation Australia.
Courtenay Smith is currently the Chief Financial Officer at Mirvac. She is a chartered accountant who has 24 years’ experience as a finance professional. Combined with her passion for cricket, a game she played for NSW at representative level in underage teams, Smith is a wonderful coup for CNSW.
A Board Member of Racing NSW and the Combat Sports Authority, and a former NSW Minister for Sport, Kevin Greene and was elected to the Board of Cricket NSW in September 2012.