Graeme Thompson – Observer
A former Scotland international at student and senior levels, Graeme was the first rugby league development officer for Scotland. He went on to work in the academy and development departments at the London Broncos from 1998 to 2001 before joining the RFL's Performance Department, becoming Performance Director in 2006 and England Team Manager for the 2008 world cup.
He left rugby league to take up a post at UK Sport followed by being the Performance Director for GB Water Polo. Graeme has been a Director on the ERL Board since 2010 and on the IRL Board since 2011. Graeme has also represented the IRL on the RLWC2021 Board in an observer capacity since 2020.