Ralph Rimmer

Ralph Rimmer was appointed CEO of the Rugby Football League in July 2018, having taken the role on an interim basis in January 2018. He has been a member of the RFL Board since 2013 after joining the organisation as Chief Operating Officer in October 2010. He has a wealth of experience at every level of the game, coupled with extensive knowledge in stadia and leisure development. He began his professional career within the sport in South Yorkshire in 1991 as a Development Officer with Doncaster. He then took up a similar role with Sheffield Eagles three years later, going on to become General Manager and then Chief Executive of the then Super League club, overseeing the club’s historic Challenge Cup Final Victory over Wigan at Wembley in 1998. He has since gone on to be the Chief Executive at Huddersfield Giants and managed the Ireland National Team from 1997 to 2002.