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Brad Paatsch

Managing Director

Brad Paatsch

Brad is an MBA qualified executive with 25 years’ experience in leadership, strategy, governance, negotiation, human resources, finance and commercial management. Brad formed Paatsch Group following more than 15 years of executive management experience, including Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and General Manager roles.

Brad has extensive experience and skills in the successful delivery of complex multi-faceted negotiations and projects, having had responsibility for the procurement of over $150m in commercial revenue and $190m in Government funding.

Additional extensive experience in organisational structuring, recruiting, developing and managing teams of individuals around a common purpose, strategy and goal means Brad is well placed to assist you in taking your project or opportunity forward.

Brad Paatsch

Previous key roles

Chief Executive Officer, Global Rapid Rugby.

Chief Operating Officer, Optus Stadium.

General Manager, Strategic Projects, Fremantle Football Club.

General Manager/Chief Executive Officer, Coffey Sport & Leisure.

Director of Business Development, Melbourne Football Club.

Marketing and Operations Manager, Collingwood Football Club; and

State Facilities Coordinator, Victorian State Government
(Sport and Recreation Victoria, Major Projects Unit).