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.

World Class Performance Assistant:

Lucy Phillips

Lucy assists with the operations and logistics support for the World Class Programme and British championship teams, and works with the Head of Performance Support to provide additional support to HSSM and ESSM practitioners and performance analysis.

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Elucy.phillips@bef.co.uk

Head of Performance Pathways:

David Hamer

David coordinates the implementation of the strategy and technical framework for Olympic and Paralympic athlete and coach development to ensure the supply and support needed for continued medal success at Senior Championship level.

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Edavid.hamer@bef.co.uk

World Class Performance Pathways Lead Administrator :

Georgie Wheeler

Georgie is the central point of contact for the BEF Excel Talent Programme and leads the administration of this Programme and helps support the World Class Programme team.

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Egeorgie.wheeler@bef.co.uk

Head of Participation:

Anna Hall

Leads the participation team to raise awareness, increase numbers, and improve the experiences of those involved in equestrian sport, working closely with the Federation’s member bodies. The team’s work also includes equality and diversity.

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Eanna.hall@bef.co.uk

Participation Officer:

David Padgen

Responsible for sport development for the BEF in relation to coaching, facilities and funding. David is the point of contact working with our member bodies on local and regional activities in the eastern portion of England.

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Edavid.padgen@bef.co.uk

Participation Officer:

Jo Underhill

Responsible for research and knowledge for the BEF in relation to any form of involvement in equestrian sport. Jo is the point of contact working with our member bodies on local and regional activities in the western portion of England.

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Ejo.underhill@bef.co.uk

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