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 Chairman
  • The Deputy Chairman (elected at the AGM)
  • Home Nations Director (nominated by Scottish and Welsh Rowing)
  • Chief Executive Officer (ex-officio)
  • Chairman of the Sport Committee (elected at the AGM)
  • Two Directors (elected  at the AGM)
  • Athlete Director (elected by the GB Rowing Team)
  • Four Independent Directors

The Chairman, Deputy Chairman, Chairman of the Sport Committee and the two Directors elected at the AGM are appointed for a for a four-year term of office. 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 no Board member may be appointed to serve for more than two consecutive terms of office.

Current Members of the Board 

Deputy Chairman
Kate O’Sullivan

Chief Executive Officer Andy Parkinson

Chief Executive Officer
Andy Parkinson

Deputy Chairman of the Sport Committee Andrew Crawford

Chairman of the Sport Committee
Andrew Crawford

Laura Lion Council Director

Council Director
Laura Lion

Council Director Andrew Johnson

Council Director
Andrew Johnson

Independent Director Nicola Palios

Independent Director
Nicola Palios

Independent Director Fiona McAnena

Independent Director
Fiona McAnena

Independent Director Jonathan Vickers

Independent Director
Jonathan Vickers

Independent Director John Hinnigan

Independent Director
John Hinnigan

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Andrew Crawford

Chairman Sport Committee

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Andy Parkinson

Chief Executive Officer

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