Professor Carter leads new squash Board
Squash is delighted to announce that Professor Joy Carter will lead
their new Board of Directors as the Chair of England Squash.
Professor Carter, currently Vice-Chancellor of the University of
Winchester, recently led the first meeting of the new Board in
Joining Professor Carter are high-profile professionals from a range
of industries providing England Squash with the expertise to ensure
it is at the forefront of embracing Sport England’s Good Governance
Guide, to drive the sport forward to ensure it fulfils its
potential, and become the nation’s number one racket sport.
Keir Worth, Chief Executive of England Squash and a member of the
Board commented, “We are delighted and honoured to have a Board of
this calibre. The process of selection and on-boarding is now
complete and we are thrilled to be working with our new Directors
who we are confident will lead our sport to greater heights.”
England Squash’s new Board of Non-Executive Directors includes
industry leaders in banking, finance, marketing, communications,
law, education, sports development, community sport and elite
Members of the Board are;
Kate is the Head of Business Operations for Vodafone’s global money
transfer service, M-Pesa. She has been with Vodafone for 6 years and
is responsible for the governance, risk and compliance of M-Pesa
globally as well as having accountability for the HR, finance and
brand for M-Pesa at Group. Prior to joining Vodafone, she spent 10
years at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the tax advisory team
specialising in VAT. Outside of work, she is the Chairman for the
Gloucestershire Junior Squash Association and has two boys who both
play squash at county level.
Adrian is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years’
experience in communications and sport, including 17 years working
within a national governing body in senior roles including Managing
Director of the FA’s Club England. Currently, Adrian undertakes
consultancy for a variety of organisations ranging from strategic
executive business advice to external communications strategy. He
brings a strong network in media and the world of sport.
Phil has been part of the England Squash Board for the past three
and a half years. In his professional career, Phil has been involved
in the development of participation in a number of sports, and the
management of leisure facilities during his time as Chief Executive
of Hertsmere Leisure. He has also served on and chaired a number of
Nick is a Managing Director and Head of UK Equity Capital Markets
for HSBC. He has 27 years of investment banking experience, as well
as being a chartered accountant. He has a track record of advising
boards of major UK PLCs in raising finance and attracting a diverse
investor base. He has previous Non-Executive Director experience
with Leicester Tigers Rugby Club.
Andrew has a strong finance background, developed during his 15 year
career at Associated British Foods and nine years at Warburtons
where he is currently Chief Financial Officer. He has also held a
number of roles on the governing body of Grove Park Squash Club and
the holding entity, Manchester Rugby Club, where he is currently
Chair of Squash.
Gordon is the current Head of Elite Coach Development at the England
and Wales Cricket Board. He brings deep knowledge of performance,
coaching and coach development.
Eamonn has worked in the sport and leisure industry for 40 years. He
is Retired Head of Leisure Services at Manchester City Council and a
Board member of Trafford Leisure Trust. He has vast experience of
working with the voluntary sport sector and also with Sport England.
Eamonn is also Chairman of the 2017 PSA World Squash Championships
Stakeholder Board for the World Squash Championships to be held in
Manchester in December 2017.
Matt has more than 20 years’ experience in commercial business
management and leadership. He is currently Managing Director of
AkzoNobelUK & Ireland. During his last two roles at Bernard Matthews
and AkzoNobelUK, he has lead large-scale, transformational change
Jamie is a sports lawyer, founding partner and Head of Marketing at
Onside Law. He has more than 15 years’ experience of advising
sporting associations on the issues they face. He has practical
experience of running a successful company and of the financial,
regulatory, reporting, HR and marketing issues that boards deal
Paul is Head of Strategy, Enterprise and Innovation at the Business
School of the University of Portsmouth. As part of the executive
committee, he has contributed to shaping the strategy and helping
deliver a surplus of more than £15 million in 2015. Paul has been
Chairman of Hampshire Squash since 2011.