Cameron Ling’s AFL football career included 246 games for the Geelong Cats, beginning in 2000 and culminating in 2011 as captain of the premiership winning side. “Lingy” was known as a respected, hardworking team member whose leadership helped shape Geelong’s 2007, 2009 and 2011 Premiership winning teams. His personal accolades include Best and Fairest, All Australian and, upon retirement, received the Madden Medal for contributions both on and off the field to football and the community.
Following his retirement from elite AFL he has been part of the Channel 7 and 3AW commentary teams in an expert commentary role. He has also held various Leadership Consultant roles at AFL clubs.
Cameron is a business owner and continues to work with long standing partners in both commercial and charitable relationships.
Testimony to his popularity, Cameron is often referred to as the 'Mayor of Geelong'. He is one of those rare football personalities with mass appeal, with football fans from every team appreciating Cameron's unique charm, personality and wit.