Great Britain Hockey seeking Independent Director

GB win gold at Rio 2016
Independent Director - Great Britain Hockey Limited
Voluntary Role (inc. expenses)

Following the success of Great Britain Hockey at the Rio Olympics this is an incredibly exciting time to be part of our sport.  Great Britain Hockey Limited (GBHL) is the organisation responsible for overseeing the selection, preparation and participation of the GB men’s and women’s teams in Olympic Games and other international events. 

One of the two current Independent Directors has completed his allowable term and will be stepping down in 2018. Therefore, in accordance with the requirements of the company’s Articles of Association the organisation is seeking to appoint a new Independent Director for the next 4 years. 

The role includes attending the GBHL board meetings (3 or 4 per year) plus liaison with the company’s other independent director to carry out the function of ensuring that GBHL meets its obligations under the Business and Performance Framework Agreement, a copy of which can be viewed here

There may also be the requirement to represent GB hockey at other meetings and events.

Following undertaking a skills audit, GBHL is particularly interested in meeting candidates who have recent experience / involvement in elite sport at the highest level (Olympic level).

The full role description and details of the key skills and qualities required is available on the Great Britain Hockey Limited web site - 

To apply in confidence please send your Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter to Michele Townsend by email at

The closing date for applications is Friday 27th April 2018. Interviews will be on the evening of 14th May 2018 in London.

Great Britain Hockey Limited (GBHL) is committed to the principles of equality in sport. GBHL aims to ensure that all people, irrespective of their age, gender, ability, race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, social status or sexual orientation, have a genuine and equal opportunity to participate in hockey at all levels and in all roles.