Directors & Council

The Directors of the BEF Board work in a voluntary capacity. Each has a specific portfolio for which they are responsible, across the organisation. The BEF Council is made up of representatives of its Member Bodies.  They approve the BEF's strategy and budget, elect the Directors and delegate to them.

List of Board Directors:

Mark Jeffreys - Director for Sports Development
Dr Tim Watson BVM&S PhD MRCVS - Director for International Affairs
Matt Mancini - Director for Participation
Sally Fleming - Commercial Director / Treasurer
Jane Nixon MA VetMB BSc MRCVS - Director for Equine Development
Deborah Smith - Director for Communications & Marketing
Alison Joyce - Director for Human Resources

BEF Directors can be contacted through the main BEF office

Joanne Shaw - BEF Chair

Elisabeth Astall (BA Hons) - BEF Council Chair

Additional information

Terms of Reference for the Directors, Board and Committees:

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