BEF Departments

The British Equestrian Federation is made up of a dedicated team of staff who work together to uphold the vision and mission of the company, More People – Better Places – Better Horses – More Medals. Here you can find out more information on those people, including our Department Heads and Non-Executive Directors, and read a brief summary of their main roles and responsibilities to help you get in contact with the correct department or member of staff.

Safeguarding Officer:

Helen Brown

Helen is the main contact for all areas of equestrian safeguarding. She works with member bodies to share safeguarding best-practice from across the industry, as well as providing them with access to specialist advice and assistance when they need it.

Governance & Legal

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Independent Safeguarding Officer:

Keith Oddy

After spending 30 years as a police officer dealing predominantly with child protection cases, Keith now provides advice and investigative services to a number of National Governing Bodies for Sport, including chairing Case Management Groups.

Governance & Legal

Anti-Doping Programme Manager :

Sandra Hill

Governance & Legal

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Esandra.hill@bef.co.uk

Dressage Performance Manager:

Caroline Griffith

Caroline acts as the Team Manager and Chef d’Equipe of the Dressage Team at Championship level and co-ordinates the implementation and development of systems across the Podium and Podium Potential Dressage programmes in support of continued medal success.

World Class Team

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Ecaroline.griffith@bef.co.uk

Performance Manager Para-equestrian Dressage:

Georgina Sharples

World Class Team

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Egeorgina.sharples@bef.co.uk

Performance Operations Manager:

Sophie Thomas

Sophie's responsibilities cover operations and logistics for the British team and World Class Programme activity. Sophie has travelled as part of the “team behind the team” to three Olympic Games, one Paralympic Games and five World Equestrian Games.

World Class Team

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Esophie.thomas@bef.co.uk

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