Simon Lethlean holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from Monash University and a post-graduate diploma in Sports Law from the University of Melbourne. After working as a solicitor, he joined the AFL in 2004 and worked across various Senior Executive roles. In 2017, Simon was appointed as the General Manager of Football Operations at St Kilda Football Club, and in 2019 he became the Chief Operating Officer. In 2022, it was announced that Simon would take over as CEO at the end of the 2022 season, and in September Simon commenced as St Kilda Football Club CEO.
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Champions of Change Sport
Simon Lethlean is a Member of the Champions of Change Sport Group established in 2015. The Sport Group includes leaders from every major sport in Australia, and of some of Australia’s most successful sporting clubs. The group is focused on advancing women in leadership, pay equality and creating safe, respectful and inclusive sporting environments.