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Peter Filopoulos

Peter has over 25 years of highly successful experience as an accomplished senior C-Suite executive in sports administration with some of Australia’s most iconic sports and entertainment brands. Peter’s current role (appointed 1 September 2020) is Head of Marketing, Communications and Corporate Affairs with Football Australia, the national governing body for the sport of football in Australia.

Prior to this, Peter was Chief Executive Officer of Football Victoria for two and a half years (from 21 May 2018 – 31 August 2020) where he drove a new strategic agenda, FootbALLways and oversaw a transformational period of the organisation which was headlined by a bold and ambition facilities strategy which unlocked over $300M in Government funding for grassroots facilities, and strong participation growth in the state during his tenure.

This role followed a successful three years as Chief Executive Officer at the Perth Glory Football Club, leading the club out of the salary cap saga that plagued them in 2014/15 Hyundai A-League season, developing and implementing a new strategic plan, transforming the business and steering the club into a new and exciting direction.

Peter has developed a strong reputation as a business transformation specialist and as a senior sports and entertainment executive with a demonstrable history of major accomplishments in all his roles as the strategic, marketing and commercial lead across a variety of Australian iconic high performance sports brands such as AFL clubs Hawthorn Football Club and North Melbourne Football Club, world-class stadium Marvel Stadium located in Melbourne and National Sporting Organisation, Swimming Australia (Australian Dolphins Swim Team)

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Football Vision 2025

With less than 2-weeks before season 13 of the Hyundai A-League kicks off, there is a calm before the storm.  There have been many distractions...

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CEO Message to Perth Glory members – April 2017

The last time I penned a message to you was in our 2016/17 Membership brochure when we officially launched our Membership campaign in June, urging you...

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Procrastination – when do you pull the trigger?

I stumbled across this quote which applies to so many different aspects of life and business: Habitual procrastinators will readily testify to all the...

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A reflection on our first 12-months of The Perth Glory Way

Peter Filopoulos, CEO Perth Glory and John Marinopoulos, Partner, PwC Australia “You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to...

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Sage still sees power in Glory

As he walks through the foyer of the Crown Metropole in Melbourne, there is a noticeable spring in the step of Tony Sage. Sinking into the lounge,...

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Australian Football – Are we ready for Promotion and Relegation?

With the National Premier League season almost finished across Australia and the FFA Cup in full swing where Hyundai A-League Clubs are pitted...

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Bound for Glory – as featured in the CEO Magazine, October 2016

CEO Magazine Feature October 2016 | Bound for Glory The CEO Magazine wrote a feature on the Perth Glory Football Club for their October 2016 edition...

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