Two Board Members reappointed to Sport England

Sport England

July 12
11:00 2023

David Mahoney

Reappointed from 28th July 2023 until 27th October 2025.

Since April 2016, Mr Mahoney has been Chief Operating Officer for the England and Wales Cricket Board. Prior to this, he was the Director of Policy/Director of Policy and Government Affairs/Director of Content Policy at Ofcom. This role was held between April 2009 and April 2016. From October 2008 to August 2009, Mr Mahoney was Director of Digital Britain.

Tove Okunniwa

Reappointed from 2nd June 2023 until 1st September 2025.

Since 2017, Ms Okunniwa has been the CEO of London Sport, a centre of excellence for sport and physical activity behaviour change in London. In 2015, Ms Okunniwa founded TVE Consulting, a consultancy advising clients and agencies on marketing and brand engagement. Ms Okunniwa was here for two years. Prior to this she worked for Havas Media Group UK from 2014 to 2015.

Remuneration and Governance Code

Remuneration for these roles is set at 218 per day. This reappointment has been made in accordance with the Cabinet Offices Governance Code on Public Appointments. The appointments process is regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments. Under the Code, any significant political activity undertaken by an appointee in the last five years must be declared. This is defined as including holding office, public speaking, making a recordable donation, or candidature for election. David Mahoney and Tove Okunniwa have not declared any signif

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