Sue Day became RFU Chief Financial Officer and a member of the RFU Board in April 2018. In October 2019, that role changed to Chief Operating and Financial Officer.
Sue is responsible for finance, legal and governance, technology, people, strategy and Twickenham Stadium, reporting to CEO Bill Sweeney.
She is a qualified chartered accounted with over 20 years’ experience in a variety of roles at KPMG, most recently as Deal Advisory Partner. Having been appointed partner in 2015, she worked as lead partner on a number of high profile mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance transactions before joining the RFU.
A former England rugby captain and prolific try scorer, Sue was also President of Wasps FC from 2013-18 following a distinguished 14-year playing career with the club. She was capped 59 times for England, winning three Grand Slams, and also captained the England Sevens team and coached the developmental team.
She is a founding trustee of the Women’s Sports Trust, and has been a rugby commentator for Sky Sports and World Rugby. Sue was awarded an MBE in 2020 for services to gender equality in sport.