2018 Grand Finale Breakfast Guest Speaker - Susan Alberti AC: philanthropist, businesswoman and Victorian of the Year 2018 - "Business, football and community"
For years, Susan Alberti has had three main dreams. Two are now reality: to see her beloved Bulldogs win a premiership and for women to play AFL. Only one remains – to find a cure for type 1 diabetes. Susan is the Chairman of the Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation and has raised over $100 million for medical research.
She is Co-founder and Managing Director of the DANSU Group. In 2016 she retired from the Board of the Western Bulldogs
Football Club after 12 years, with 3 years as VicePresident, and her passion for the game leading to
the formation of the AFL Women’s competition. Over the years Susan has received numerous honours
including a Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) award in 2016 and in 2018 she was announced as
2018 Victorian of the Year.