Stuart Munday Appointed RPA Chief Operating Officer


Following an internal restructure, The Rugby Players Association (RPA) Finance and HR Director, Stuart Munday, has been promoted to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) RPA with immediate effect.

Stuart will be responsible for the management of the daily business operations of the RPA Group as well as assuming responsibility on all performance management aspects of its respective departments. Reporting directly to the Group CEO, Damian Hopley, the COO is a member of the RPA Executive Management Team and RPA Management Board.

RPA Group CEO and founder, Damian Hopley, said; “Stuart has been an outstanding member of the RPA Team since joining the organisation in 2005 and has proven to be a first class Director of the business since 2011.

This thoroughly deserved promotion comes at an exciting time for rugby in England and is a landmark development in the evolution of the Rugby Players Association as we enter our 20th season. The entire Management Board would like to place on record our thanks for Stuart’s loyalty, dedication and passion for the business and we look forward to continued progress in the years to come.”

RPA COO, Stuart Munday, said: “Having been at the RPA for over twelve years and seen the business evolve considerably during that time, I have always been very proud of the breadth of work that the organisation does on behalf of our members. We have an extremely talented team across all areas of the RPA Group and I’m absolutely thrilled to be given this opportunity.”

To learn more about the RPA team please click here.