Staff

David Collier OBE – RLIF Chief Executive

David Collier is a graduate of Loughborough University reading Sports Science and Recreation Management and he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in 2014 by the University for his services to sport. He completed his studies in managing multi-national corporations at Insead Paris and Wharton Business School USA. David has experience in serving on two world governing bodies of sport, the International Cricket Council and the International Hockey Federation, as well as being a Tournament Director at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. He has senior executive management experience in the airline and computer systems industries including responsibility for operations in 103 countries. For the past 10 years he has served as the CEO of the England and Wales Cricket Board where he was credited with transforming the finances and structure of the sport.

Tas Baitieri (International Development Manager - ARLC)

Tas has over 20 years experience in international development in both hemispheres. He is based in Sydney and currently manages the southern hemisphere development activities and works closely with the Asia Pacific Rugby League Confederation

Danny Kazandjian - General Manager RLEF (Northern Hemisphere)

Danny Kazandjian is the RLEF General Manager. Based in London, England, Danny began his rugby league career in the media before moving to Lebanon in 2002 to begin development of the sport in the country. Appointed Euro-Med Development Director in 2007, Danny was appointed RLEF GM in 2010.