Moore Stephens supports women’s leadership in sport

Women aspiring to move into leadership positions in sport, and those already fulfilling such ambitions, recently gathered for an inspirational Alliance Directors’ Club breakfast organised by the Sport and Recreation Alliance (SRA), the umbrella organisation for the governing and representative bodies of sport and recreation in the UK. Hosted by Moore Stephens on 15 October, the networking breakfast featured inspirational speakers – experts in leadership development and executive recruitment.

Through the Alliance Directors’ Club, the SRA aims to support existing and aspiring board members achieve their leadership potential in sport. This latest breakfast event featured an impressive line-up of speakers who shared their experiences and insights.

Karen Pickering MBE, winner of world swimming titles, set up her own swim schools, established the Karen Pickering Foundation, chairs the British Athletes Commission and is also a media commentator. Jo Bostock, founder of Pause Consultancy, works alongside leaders who are shaping their careers and workplaces for the better. She is also a founder of the Women’s Sports Trust. Also sharing his insights was Leigh Hine, associate director with recruitment firm PSD Portfolio and leader of its Elite Performance and Participation team. Leigh specialises in non-executive and senior executive recruitment for national and international federations.

“Moore Stephens works closely with many sports bodies and organisations,” says Sarah Hillary, a partner at Moore Stephens. “We were delighted to host this inspirational event and help talented women develop contacts and their careers in the sports sector.”

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