We’ve appointed Ben Wilson to the role of Executive Director of Digital, Communications and Marketing.
Ben joins us from the Association of British Insurers, where he’s the director of corporate affairs and sustainability, and he brings strong experience having held senior roles across a range of high-profile organisations.
He began his career as a regional newspaper journalist with Southern Newspapers and, prior to his current role, he’s been director of communications and then chief operating officer of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, deputy director of communications at the Department for Work and Pensions and head of strategic communications at the BBC.
“It is a great privilege to be joining an organisation with such a vital mission and compelling strategy as well as some of the nation’s most eye-catching campaigns,” he said.
“Sport and physical activity have a huge potential to improve the UK’s wellbeing and health. I am excited to join a great team at Sport England driving forward that ambition under Tim’s leadership.”