Episode 41 is an interview with English Institute of Sport National Director – Nigel Walker.
We talk about the importance of an equitable system, thoughts on how funding will change and also how high performance is evolving.
Nigel joined the EIS in September 2010 having previously been Head of Change and Internal Communications at BBC Wales.
A former international athlete and rugby union player, he represented Great Britain as a high hurdler before switching to rugby, earning 17 international caps for Wales. He has also served as a UK Sport board member from 2006-10, was Chair of the Major Events Panel and a member of the Audit Committee. He’s also one of very few BAME people in his role or equivalent (Chief Exec) amongst UK sporting organisations.