Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Tom Longworth

Tom Longworth

Founder & Chairman

Tom is the Founder and Executive Chairman of TRL. He is ultimately responsible for setting the strategy and direction of TRL. He has a Corporate background having worked with both PwC and KPMG; and has two degrees: Bachelor of Laws, and Bachelor of Commerce (University of Queensland).

Peter Williams

Peter Williams

Non-executive Director

Peter is a Partner at McCullough Robertson advising big-business across a number of industries including the resources, technology and leisure sectors. Peter brings legal and commercial nous to the TRL Boardroom.

John Langford-Ely

John Langford-Ely

Non-executive Director

John is the General Manager of BRIDJ, a leading Demand Responsive Transport provider, after it was acquired in mid 2017 by the Transit Systems Group (a Company he had worked for since 2011). He owns numerous Businesses and has a strong background in Commerce and Finance having worked at Macquarie Capital for 4 years. John is passionate about TRL having been apart of the setup since inception in 2005. 

Emily Graham

Emily Graham

Non-executive Director

Emily is the Chief Investment Officer for Madad Investments and has previously worked with Minter Ellison Lawyers and Booz and Co. She has degrees in Law, Chemistry and an MBA from the Columbia Business School. She is an incredibly talented Business leader that brings a diverse array of skills, experience and business acumen to TRL.

Hugh Walsh

Hugh Walsh

Non-executive Director

Hugh is a Partner of Walshs Practice – a Firm that offers accounting, taxation and financial planning advice. He has numerous qualifications including an MBA (from ESSEC Business School in Paris), and Bachelor degrees in both Commerce and Economics. Hugh brings a wealth of Business acumen and experience to TRL.

Management Team

Edward Wilson

Edward Wilson

General Manager: Franchises and Events

Edward has joined the team in 2018 after 6 years with Apple as a Business Consultant. Edward has extensive experience managing small and large teams. He has an accounting and legal background and heads up our Franchise and Events space. This role encompasses providing business and operational support to our growing Franchise network, as well as running/executing all of our major Events throughout the calendar year.

Emma Kurki

Emma Kurki

General Manager: Competitions

Emma graduated with a double degree in Business Management and Sports Studies at the University of Queensland. She has also studied and worked abroad. She has a rich history with TRL starting first as a player in 2010 before starting with the Company in 2017 in an employment capacity. She is now General Manager of Competitions – a role which encompasses the management of over 300 teams per season (four seasons per year). 

Mason Part

Mason Part

Assistant Operations Manager

Mason has been involved with TRL for over 10 years. Up until recently, he was overseeing Franchises and Events as a General Manager but has reverted to a part-time position so he can complete his University studies. He continues to be heavily involved in our Head Office regions assisting Paul Hasemann on a day-to-day basis.

Jessie Seefus

Jessie Seefus

In-house Graphic Design/Videographer

Jessie has worked with TRL for over two years as our videographer, and graphic design lead. She has an extensive background in graphic design having worked with large companies on a variety of different projects. She currently consults to the Franchise network on marketing and advertising deliverables as well as producing much of TRL’s branding collateral.

Albert Yang

Albert Yang

IT and Digital Support Officer

Alby has a rich history with TRL having been with the Company since day 1. He has built and constructed all web-platforms and has managed our IT support for the entire 14 year period of our operation. He has both an IT and Business degree as well as significant Project Management qualifications and experience.

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