Stuart Hodge is the Chief Executive Officer of Football NSW, a role he has held for 3 years. He has more than 20 years' experience in sports administration, including four years with Football Federation Australia (FFA). Stuart has an extensive understanding of the football landscape in NSW, nationally and internationally.
Prior to Football NSW, Stuart was based in Doha, Qatar where he was the Director of Marketing for the International Centre for Sport Security, a globally-renowned and respected organisation which plays an increasingly integral role in addressing critical issues in sport such as governance, integrity and transparency, as well as major event safety and security. Immediately prior to that, Stuart was the Head of Marketing and Communications for Aspire, which is recognised as one of the world’s leading sports cities and football academies.
Stuart's passion for football started at the Cranbourne Soccer Club, where he spent 10 years playing at the junior level.