From an early age it was clear that Ameet Bains loved his footy. Born and bred in regional Victoria in Bendigo his father passed on a passion and obsession with the game of AFL. Sport was at the centre of the community and footy provided a purpose, connection and belonging for Ameet.
In this episode we hear how Ameet heads down the highway to Uni where he studies law and goes on to become a Lawyer, firstly with Minter Ellison.
Yet the call of a career in sport was always with him in fact it was as loud and clear as the shout of “ball” from a packed MCG crowd.
Ameet served as Head of Legal at Toyota Australia, where he provided legal and strategic advice across Toyota and Lexus until he got his big break at St Kilda. Bringing together his love of AFL and his experience in business and law. The only tough bit about winning the gig at the Saints….how does he let go of his beloved Blues.
With an ability and reputation to read the play and deliver on a clubs area’s of opportunity and improvement, Ameet is appointed CEO of the Western Bulldogs Football Club.
Ameet Bains: an astute businessman, loyal, hard working and a creator of connected communities and high performance teams. A leader for today.