Nick Bitel

Board Member

Nick Bitel was appointed Chair of Sport England in April 2013 following three years as a Board Member. He has been the Chief Executive of the London Marathon, the world's most successful city centre marathon, since 1995. The event has grown substantially in that time and now sees over 40,000 finishers each year who between them raise a world record £61.5 million per annum. 

He is also a sports lawyer acting for a number of major sports events and is a trustee of the Wimbledon Foundation.

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