Nigel Smart

Chief Operating Officer @ Adelaide Football Club

Nigel Smart has a long and decorated career in AFL Football. He was a foundation player of the Adelaide Football Club; playing 278 games and winning 2 Premierships. This was followed with roles as an Executive Member of the AFLPA, Director, and Deputy Chairman of the Adelaide Football Club.  For the last 4 years he has lead the commercial division of AFC as Chief Operating Officer, and is a Director of the Crows Children’s Foundation, and AFC Past Players and Officials.

He has a strong background in sales, sponsorships and business development through roles with Lion Nathan, Toyota and as CEO for Variety The Children’s Charity SA.

Nigel is also passionate about the arts and is a previous Chairman of the Slingsby Theatre Company – a position which he held for 10 years.