Sports Think Tank - Sports Business Council

"A sports think tank would be a great legacy from the 2012 games, enabling future generations to benefit from long term, well researched, and evidence-based sports policy making in the UK" Seb Coe

Sports Think Tank

Sports Think Tank

31-32 Bedford Street
Covent Garden
+44 20 3239 3380

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Sports Business Council

The Sports Business Council stems from Government's Sporting Future: A New Strategy for an Active Nation to act as a forum for the sport and physical activity sector, working with Government to ensure the sector continues to grow and prosper.

The Council is co-chaired by Sports Minister Tracey Crouch and Richard Scudamore, Executive Chairman of the Premier League.

Members of the Council are drawn from a number of leading public and private sector organisations working in sport and physical activity.

Council Members

  • Joanna Adams – Chief Executive Officer, England Netball
  • Kate Bosomworth – Independent Consultant and Sport England Board Member
  • Rich Callaway – UK Sports Marketing Director, Nike
  • Robert Cook – Managing Director UK, Virgin Active
  • Paul Foster – Chief Executive Officer, The Great Run Company
  • Tom Harrison – Chief Executive Officer, England and Wales Cricket Board
  • Dan Lane – Chief Executive Officer and Founder, WOOOBA
  • Christopher Lee – Managing Director, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Populous
  • Mark Lichtenhein – Chair, Sports Rights Owners Coalition
  • Sally Munday – Chief Executive, England Hockey
  • Barbara Slater – Director of Sport, BBC
  • Bill Sweeney – Chief Executive Officer, British Olympic Association
  • Steven Ward – Chief Executive Officer, ukactive
  • Philip Yates – Managing Director UK, Ottobock

Read the Council's Terms of Reference (MS Word Document, 6.3KB)