Craig Tiley

Ambassador Melbourne

Craig Tiley headshot (1)

CEO, Tennis Australia

Rare Birds offer inspirational opportunities for entrepreneurs. I am proud to make any contribution to the Rare Birds organisation and its people. My past experience and entrepreneurial spirit will hopefully add value to those seeking similar opportunity that I have enjoyed.

Craig Tiley was appointed to the role of CEO of Tennis Australia in October 2013. Prior to this appointment, Craig was Tennis Australia’s Director of Tennis and the Tournament Director of the Australian Open, a position he has held since 2006. As CEO, Craig leads a team of more than 400 staff during the year, with a temporary staff of 8,500 during the Australian Open. Throughout his tenure, Craig has championed a regeneration of the sport in Australia. This is evidenced by the significant growth of the Australian Open, now regarded as one of the most innovative and successful global sporting events in the world, in addition to substantial innovations made to the sport at a grassroots level.