Alastair Marks

Chief Executive Officer
Board Safety Lead

Alastair has been the permanent CEO at British Rowing since April 2022, following a period as Interim CEO from November 2021

Having held a similar position at British Gymnastics he has also held previous senior roles at Nielsen Sports, the Lawn Tennis Association, Rugby Football Union, McDonald’s, Sainsbury’s and Norwich Union. In all these roles, he has demonstrated a strong focus for bringing together communities and delivering growth and more latterly digital transformation.

A father of two teenagers, Alastair can often be found at the side of a swimming pool or football pitch most weekends. Also a chair of a local youth football club and charity trustee for Tennis for Free and non-executive director at British Gymnastics, sport runs through the heart of everything he does.

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Clare Briegal

Nominated Director
Member of the Audit and Risk Committee

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Karena Vleck

Independent Director
Chair of the Anti-­Doping and Integrity Advisory Panel and Member of the Finance, Nominations and Safeguarding Committees

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Kate O'Sullivan BEM

Deputy Chairman
Chair of the Regional Chairs Forum

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Liz Behnke

Senior Independent Director
Board Welfare Lead, Chair of the Safeguarding Committee and Member of the Nominations Committee

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