Set out below is an update on the Council meeting which took place on 25 July 2019.
This is known as the Summer Meeting and marks the start of the new Council Year. The main highlights were as follows:-
At the start of the new Council year, all appointments to the Council from the various associations and groups are noted. The new members of Council for this season are:-
o Richard Robinson representing Bedfordshire FA
o Chris Berrevoets representing The FA Youth Council
o Alan Irvine representing the League Managers’ Association
o Shan Jaehrig representing Lincolnshire FA
o Uriah Rennie representing Sheffield & Hallamshire FA
o Nick Drew representing Surrey FA
o Rebecca Britain representing the Premier League (Manchester Utd)
o Richard Allen representing British Universities Colleges Sport
FA Board Membership
The FA Board comprises the Chairman, three representatives from the Professional Game, three representatives from the National Game, the Chief Executive Officer and two independent non-executive directors.
The Board currently comprises:
Greg Clarke – Independent Chairman
Martin Glenn - Chief Executive Officer
Stacey Cartwright – Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Kate Tinsley – Independent Non-Executive Director
Robert Cotter – National Game Representative
Jack Pearce – National Game Representative, Vice-Chair
Sue Hough – National Game Representative
Peter McCormick – Professional Game Representative (Premier League), Vice-Chair
John Nixon – Professional Game Representative (Football League, Carlisle Utd FC)
Rupinder Bains – Professional Game Representative
2018-19 Season Review
Martin Glenn (CEO) presented on a review of the 2018-19 season in what was his last Council meeting.
Behavioural Insights and Business Analytics
Ross Antrobus (Head of Behavioural Insights and Business Analytics) presented to Council on the role played by his team in understanding and anticipating the needs of the game through various research activities and the importance of this in shaping the services provided by The FA.