Gavin Taylor AVM
Gavin Taylor is the Chief Executive Officer of the West Australian Football Commission (WAFC). The WAFC is responsible for the management of Domain Stadium, the growth and development of football in Western Australia, management of football competitions across the State, ownership of the two local AFL teams and the overall governance and leadership of football in WA.
In his short time as CEO Gavin has implemented a major stakeholder relation programs across the 220,000 participants and over 560 clubs. In addition, Gavin has commenced a major structural review of football to ensure a clear reform strategy is established for the industry to ensure it remains successful and sustainable for the next generation football player, fans and volunteer.
Previously Gavin was the General Manager of Perth Stadium Management which was established as the stadium management division of the West Australian Football Commission.
Perth Stadium Management is responsible for managing a 43,500 capacity at Domain Stadium.
Under his leadership, Domain Stadium has become the first stadium in Australia to achieve international customer service standard certification, whilst also winning National and State awards in Customer Service and Human Resource Management. Prior to joining the WAFC, Gavin held a number of senior roles in both the private and public sector relating to sport facility and event management in Western Australia and Victoria.
Gavin brings a wealth of experience in operations at Perth’s largest Stadium, with demonstrated ability to deliver industry leading management and services, as well as experience in the design, commissioning and opening of major leisure projects in WA.
In his time at the Stadium, Gavin has delivered significant improvements in customer, staff and stakeholder satisfaction results, which is a significant achievement in a stadium that is entering into its final years of operation.
Gavin has a passion for delivering the highest standards in venue management and is committed to delivering world best fan experiences.