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BT Sport United Governance Board
The board sets the direction and strategy for all BT Sport United initiatives in our three pillars: community, inclusivity and sustainability.
The BT Sport United Governance Board, made up of employees and external contributors, sets the direction and strategy for all BT Sport United initiatives.
They provide guidance, expertise and provocation and ensuring we deliver on our Mission Statement.
Meet the board:
Andrew has been working for BT Sport since 2015. Joining the team through an apprenticeships programme with BT Sport, Andrew worked his way up to becoming a Producer for the digital team, as well as a BT Sport presenter and host for shows including 'What I Wore'.
Maria is a Media teacher at Newvic Sixth Form College in East London. Since 2012 she has been teaching Media and Arts in various institutions and charities across London, that have allowed her to teach young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. She supported the 'Takeover' project between Newvic Sixth Form & BT Sport, ensuring students from Newvic applied for the opportunity.
Fatou Jeng leads the Broadcast Compliance team and drives the compliance culture within BT Sport. She also leads the community project with School 21 in Stratford on their ‘Real World Learning Project’, offering students from all backgrounds an opportunity to truly experience the real world of work. BT Sport has been working with School 21 for the past 4 years.
Fergus joined BT Vision in 2007 to work on on-demand Premier League and Joined BT Sport as soon as they secured the rights. With the active role as Head of Production, Fergus also leads BT Sport's Sustainability Task Force, which is currently working towards achieving the Albert Sustainability Kite Mark for BT Sport productions.
Jeanette is a retired British sprinter, having formerly competed in the 2008 Olympics. Currently, Jeanette is a published writer, presenter for various shows and medias, and also sits on the board of the Black Collective of Media in Sport – BCOMS. Running since 2009, BCOMS is committed to help engender a greater representation of black people in the field through innovative networking, campaigning and training programmes.
Dr Dale Vince OBE
The environmentalist and green entrepreneur founded Ecotricity, the world’s first green energy company in 1995. Today, the company powers more than 200,000 homes and businesses with renewable power from the wind and sun. Dale became chairman of Forest Green Rovers football club in 2010 – and quickly took steps to ensure it followed his ethos and vision – becoming vegan in 2015. Today, Forest Green Rovers is recognised by FIFA as the world’s greenest football club – and Dale is also a United Nations Climate Change Champion for his work in sport.
Joining BT Sport in 2012 as the Chief Operating Officer. He was tasked with building the infrastructure, broadcast chain and operating model for the launch of BT Sport. Jamie leads BT Sport's Inclusion and Diversity Steering Group.
Jasmine heads PR for BT Sport and has worked at the channel since their launch in 2013. She has a wealth of experience delivering PR campaigns, managing sponsorship and events across broadcast and sport and has also worked in the b2b, consumer and tech industry.
Licia has been working as a freelance producer for over 12 years, spending the past five years with BT Sport. As well as this she volunteers her time working for various grassroots initiatives, including community centres which support people seeking refuge. She has been part of the core team for the BT Sport community project, ‘Takeover’, which piloted in 2019.
Alex is the chairman of Stonewall FC. Launched in 1991 Stonewall FC are one of the UK's biggest and most successful LGBT football clubs, and in 2020 they moved to a new home on Stratford's Olympic Park.