The Board

The members of the Board are the Directors of British Rowing who meet regularly to manage the business of the organisation.

The Board comprises;

  • The Chair
  • The Deputy Chair
  • Home Nations Director
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chair of the Sport Committee
  • Two Nominated Directors
  • Athlete Director
  • Four Independent Directors

The Chair, Chief Executive Officer and four Independent Directors are appointed by the Board through an open recruitment process.

The Deputy Chair, Chair of the Sport Committee and Two Nominated are appointed by the Regional Representatives by election.

The Home Nations Director is nominated by Scottish Rowing or Welsh Rowing on an alternating basis and appointed by the Board.

The Athlete Director is appointed by the Board following an election by the GB Rowing Team.

The Chair, Deputy Chair, Chair of the Sport Committee and the two Nominated Directors are appointed for a term of office of up to four years. The Home Nations Director, Athlete Director and Independent Directors are appointed for a term of three years.

With the exception of the Chief Executive Officer whose term is ex-officio, no Board member may be appointed to serve for more than two consecutive terms of office.

Current Members of the Board

ChairDeputy ChairChief Executive OfficerChair of the Sport Committee
Profile Picture of Chief Executive Officer Andy ParkinsonProfile Picture of Deputy Chairman of the Sport Committee Andrew Crawford
Mark DaviesKate O’SullivanAndy ParkinsonAndrew Crawford
Chair:
Deputy Chair:
Chief Executive Officer:
Profile Picture of Chief Executive Officer Andy Parkinson
Chair of the Sport Committee:
Profile Picture of Deputy Chairman of the Sport Committee Andrew Crawford
Chair:
Mark Davies
Deputy Chair:
Kate O’Sullivan
Chief Executive Officer:
Andy Parkinson
Chair of the Sport Committee:
Andrew Crawford
Home Nations DirectorElected DirectorElected DirectorAthlete Director
Profile Picture of Laura Lion Council Director
Huw Morgan (Chairman of Welsh Rowing)Laura LionSimon ReevesJack Beaumont
Home Nations Director:
Elected Director:
Profile Picture of Laura Lion Council Director
Elected Director:
Athlete Director:
Home Nations Director:
Huw Morgan (Chairman of Welsh Rowing)
Elected Director:
Laura Lion
Elected Director:
Simon Reeves
Athlete Director:
Jack Beaumont
Independent DirectorIndependent DirectorIndependent Director
Profile Picture of Independent Director Jonathan VickersProfile Picture of Independent Director John Hinnigan
Liz BehnkeJonathan VickersJohn Hinnigan
Independent Director:
Independent Director:
Profile Picture of Independent Director Jonathan Vickers
Independent Director:
Profile Picture of Independent Director John Hinnigan
Independent Director:
Liz Behnke
Independent Director:
Jonathan Vickers
Independent Director:
John Hinnigan

Board minutes

A copy of the Board minutes can be found here:

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Andrew Crawford

Chairman Sport Committee

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Andy Parkinson

Chief Executive Officer

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Fiona McAnena

Senior Independent Director

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