Alliance welcomes new Elected Director

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The Sport and Recreation Alliance is delighted to announce the appointment of Hamid Vaghefian to its board following an open recruitment process.

Currently Head of Community Engagement at London Marathon Events, Hamid has more than a decade of experience working in the youth and community sector and is a passionate diversity and inclusion advocate. 

Before taking on his current role in 2019, Hamid worked as Strategic Lead for Sported where he managed projects and services to almost 400 community sports organisations in London, primarily focusing on disadvantaged and under-represented communities across the capital and understanding barriers to engagement.

He also spent five years working for national charity, Catch22 on a series of successful initiatives and continues to engage with young people through his roles as a Trustee for the Young Harrow Foundation and the Running Charity.

Alliance Chairman, Andrew Moss said: “We are excited to be welcoming Hamid to the board. His appointment comes at a time when we are about to finalise our new strategy and the sector continues to wrestle with the implications of COVID-19"

“Hamid will undoubtedly bring fresh perspectives, insights and energy to the table and we very much look forward to working with him.”

Hamid started his role with the Alliance on Monday 8 February.