Sport England – two new directors to work with NGBs

Sport England has announced the appointment of two Directors who will lead the organisation’s work with National Governing Bodies of sport (NGBs).

Phil Smith joins Sport England from the Football Association where he has been Head of Public Affairs since 2003.


Lisa O’Keefe’s appointment is an internal promotion. Most recently, Lisa has been Interim Head of National Sport. Previously she was Deputy Regional Director of the South East Region.

Read the full article on the Sport England website.

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