Eugene Arocca graduated from Monash University with degrees in Jurisprudence and Law in 1983 and started employment with Maurice Blackburn, becoming a partner in 1990.
He was appointed Collingwood Football Club honorary lawyer in 1996 and acted as a director from 2002 to 2005. He became Collingwood’s Chief Operating Officer/Corporate in 2005 and oversaw its growing interests in external and non-football commercial operations.
Eugene was appointed North Melbourne Football Club Chief Executive in January 2008. He helped achieve several historic outcomes, including returning club ownership to its members, construction of its modern facility and the development of "The Huddle", an innovative community facility operated by the club. The Huddle won a Premier’s Award for Excellence in 2012 and the Australian Migration Council’s Award for Sports Leadership in 2013.
Eugene became Motorsport Australia Chief Executive in October 2012.
Eugene is a Jodi Lee Foundation ambassador and was an Australia Day Ambassador in 2011. He is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Australian Institute of Company Directors and served on not-for-profit boards including DOXA and Western Leisure Services Pty Ltd, a subsidiary of Wyndham City Council.
Eugene was appointed to the RMH Board in 2016.