Mr Steve Ludlam 

Chairman SA Rugby 

Steve Ludlam is currently Chairman of SA Rugby Union Ltd and a member of the Defence South Australia Advisory Board. Before moving to Adelaide to take up this role, he was President of Submarines at Rolls-Royce in the United Kingdom, where he led the successful modernisation of the country’s nuclear-powered submarine program. 

He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters Degree in Nuclear Engineering. He is a Fellow of Engineers Australia, a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers in 2010. In four of the past six years, Mr Ludlam has been voted one of Engineer Australia’s 100 most influential engineers.