John Dowson

Board Member

John Dowson is a former member of the board of UK Boccia Federation which he joined in 2013 and chaired from 2014 to 2019. Boccia is a Paralympic sport with no Olympic equivalent. During his term as Chair he was also a voting member of the National Paralympic Committee.

In 2018 he chaired the multi-stakeholder host organising committee for the Boccia World Championships which were held at the Liverpool ACC involving 186 Paralympic athletes from 33 countries.

His professional background is as a chartered management accountant with a career in industry, Coopers & Lybrand, IBM and PwC. During his career he has held UK, European and global leadership roles and worked in over 25 countries. His last role at PwC was as UK industry leader for all of the private sector (excluding financial services) before retiring from the firm in 2012.

Funding Partners
  • DCMS
  • TNL partners
Official Partners
  • BAES logo
  • BUPA
  • IHG logo
Strategic Partners
  • British Olympic Association
  • Paralympics GB
  • Sport England
  • Sport Northern Ireland
  • Sport Wales
  • Sport Scotland