First drafted to Port Adelaide but best known for his decorated career with Geelong, Tom Harley is a veteran of 198 AFL games.

Appointed captain of Geelong in 2007, he led the team to three successive grand finals and two premierships, in 2007 and 2009.

Holding a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Deakin University, Harley moved to Sydney to be with his Sydney-based wife, Felicity, and from then has held numerous roles within the football industry.

Prior to joining the Sydney Swans in November 2014 as General Manager – Football, Harley worked as an expert analyst on Channel Seven’s AFL coverage and as General Manager – AFL NSW/ACT. 

Following four years as Sydney’s General Manager – Football, Harley transitioned to Chief Executive Officer in January 2019.

Driven by old school values, Tom is motivated and energised by working with teams that share a common purpose and cause.

Tom and his wife Felicity live in Sydney’s Inner West and have three children Jimmy, Hugo and Arabella.