UK Sport's Board meets six times per year to provide strategic direction to the organisation, as well as considering and making decisions on those recommendations put forward by UK Sport's various panels.
UK Sport Board members are appointed for a fixed term of three years and may be reappointed thereafter as determined by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport. The four Chairmen of the Home Country Sports Councils automatically sit on UK Sport's Board.
UK Sport Panels, each chaired by a Board member, include other individuals of relevant expertise and experience who advise and make recommendations as appropriate.
Upcoming board meeting dates
22 March 2023
24 May 2023
9 August 2023
10 October 2023
13 December 2023
Royal Charter Amendment No.2
UK Sport Management Agreement
UK Sport Board Terms of Reference
UK Sport Board Declarations of Interest
Example Appointment Agreement: Board Member
Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan
Dame Katherine Grainger
Katherine is the current Chair of UK Sport. Appointed in April 2017 and reappointed for a second term of four years in 2021.
Ismail specialises business and technology consultancy and is currently EVP of Professional Services at NCR.
Rachel is currently the Senior Independent Director at the LTA where she chairs the Audit and Risk Committee and is the Board sponsor for Inclusion and Diversity.
Chair of Sport England
Chris is the current Chair of Sport England, the agency responsible for delivering sport and physical activity at community level across England.
Sally Bolton OBE
Sally is Chief Executive Officer at the All England Lawn Tennis Club and current chair of the UK Sport Major Events Panel.
George is the current Chair of Sport Northern Ireland and has operated at board level for over 30 years.
Annie is a former athlete who competed in the Beijing and London Olympic Games winning a bronze medal in 2012 with the GB women’s hockey team.
Chris was most recently the Chair of Yorkshire 2019, the body responsible for delivering the UCI Road World Cycling Championships in Yorkshire.
Rupen is the former Chief Financial Officer of the Football Foundation, the UK's largest sports charity set up by the Government, The FA and the Premier League.