David Gilbert


David has over 25 years sports administration experience in Australia & the UK, which includes 12 years as the Chief Executive Officer of Cricket NSW (2001-2013). He has served as a Board Director for the Bradman Foundation, NSW Business Chamber & the Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust during this period. He was the President of the Western Suburbs District Cricket Club between 2014-2018.

 His connection with Wests Ashfield Leagues Club stretches back to the 1980’s when he played cricket for Western Suburbs at Pratten Park. He enjoyed a decade-long playing career at State level for NSW & Tasmania & represented Australia in 9 Test matches & 14 One-Day Internationals before retiring in 1992. He is a lifelong sports fan, with a particular passion for golf & is a Member of Concord Golf Club.

 A WAL Member since 2014, David became a Debenture Holder in 2019 & was appointed to the Board in August 2021 to fill the casual vacancy caused by the passing of former Club Chairman, Mike Bailey. He also serves on the Club’s Building Committee.

 A father of two adult daughters, David is currently employed by Cricket Australia as a Match Referee for their male & female National competitions.