Date: March 21, 2014
Author: Golf NSW

Gemma Dooley joins the Golf NSW Board

Golf NSW is pleased to announce Gemma Dooley as its new Director appointed by the Board. Gemma is an experienced and knowledgeable investment professional with over twenty years in the financial services industry, spanning both Australia and Singapore. She is currently the General Manager Institutional Business with a leading financial institution. Gemma has had a broad range of roles and responsibilities in the financial sector throughout her career across research, client service, team management, sales, marketing and communications. Chairman Chris Allen said, We look forward to working with Gemma. With her extensive skill set and experience, she will add value not only to our Board but to our golfing community. Allen went on to say that, Many would know Gemma in the golfing circles through her achievements as an amateur golfer from Moore Park Golf Club and NSW Golf Club. She is a multiple winner of the NSW Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship (2007, 2009, 2013), NSW Mixed Foursomes Championship (2007, 2008) and Moore Park Golf Club Women’s Championship (2005-2011, 2013) as well as being a current Pennant Player for NSW Golf Club. Gemma discovered golf just over a decade ago. She was a talented cricketer, representing NSW and Australia in both indoor and outdoor cricket, and is a Life Member of the Australian Cricketers Association. Gemma has also been a first grade tennis and hockey player and an avid touch footballer. Gemma grew up on a beef cattle property in the Hunter Valley and is from a sporting family, with her twin brother having been a professional rugby league player for ten years. Gemma said, I am thrilled to be appointed to the Golf NSW Board and look forward to working with and learning from the current Board members. This should be a great experience and a way to give back to a sport that I am passionate about. The nine Directors who form the Golf NSW Board are: Chris Allen (Chairman) Sue Fabian (Deputy Chairman) Andrew Tharle Gemma Dooley Frank Gal Alan Harrison Lynne Ritchie John Robinson Darrell Watts