ECB Non-Executive Director(s)

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The ECB is the governing body and proud custodian for cricket. Its role is to lead and support the growth of cricket in England and Wales. It is unique among major sports in the UK in being responsible for the entire game, from grassroots and recreational cricket all the way up to the international arena.

Under the direction of the new Chair, Ian Watmore, the board is determined to accelerate the ECB’s journey to becoming a modern, influential, and enabling governing body, which is strategic, diverse, inclusive, transparent and true to its, and the game’s, values.

The key to meeting these commitments will be the successful implementation of the game’s “Inspiring Generations” strategy, delivering results on the ground, building momentum and widening participation across the board. Working in collaboration with

 Board Vacancies

 The ECB has vacancies for both Independent and Cricket Directors. 

  • To be considered as an Independent Director the individual must be free from having any close connection to the ECB, currently or within the last four years. The detailed definition of Independence is found in the Code for Sports Governance.

  • To be considered as a Cricket Director an individual must not be an existing officer, employee or representative, or have a material financial connection with, any first-class county club, the MCC, the MCCA or any member of the Recreational Assembly.

We are looking for candidates who can help cricket become more equal, inclusive and diverse.

Role posted - 2021-03-29T15:27:01Z 4:27pm, 29th Mar 2021 BST