Brett Gosper

Chief Executive, World Rugby

As Chief Executive of World Rugby and Managing Director of Rugby World Cup Limited, Brett Gosper is responsible for the strategic and business operations of Rugby’s global governing federation. As the sport continues to reach out, engage and inspire participants in record numbers worldwide, Brett oversees the implementation of World Rugby’s record investment, development and player welfare strategies, the delivery of what is set to be a record-breaking Rugby World Cup 2015 in England, a landmark Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan and Rugby's successful return to the Olympic Games in 2016.

A Rugby man and former player with Racing Club in France and Australia Under 21, Gosper joined World Rugby in 2012 following a distinguished career with major international businesses, most recently as Chief Executive Officer of McCann Erickson Europe, Middle East and Africa and Chief Executive Officer of McCann Erickson USA.