Independent Non-Executive Director


Sport Resolutions (UK)


Board Member






Unpaid, expenses only

Sport Resolutions Logo 2023 

Independent Non-Executive Director

An exciting opportunity for a skilled and experienced individual to join the Board of Sport Resolutions as the organisation continues with its national and international growth and develops and builds upon its existing services.

Industry: Sport, Legal, Public, Not-For-Profit

Position Type: Voluntary

Salary: Unpaid, expenses only

Commitment: Up to 10 days per year. Four-year term, renewable once

An exciting opportunity for a skilled and experienced individual to join the Board of Sport Resolutions as the organisation continues with its national and international growth and develops and builds upon its existing services.

Sport Resolutions has established itself as the independent dispute resolution service of choice for sport. Its skilled and motivated case team appoint individuals from an expert and diverse panel of over 200 individuals to cases such as anti-doping referrals, safeguarding investigations, vetting procedures, selection disputes and contract-based arbitrations. Sport Resolutions’ clients include NGBs and International Federations such as World Athletics, the International Tennis Federation, the Commonwealth Games, and the International Testing Agency.

The organisation administers the Safeguarding Case Management Programme (SCMP), which provides UK NGBs with access to expert safeguarding and legal support; Sport Integrity, an independent disclosure and complaints service for Olympic and Paralympic sport; and the National Anti-Doping Panel, which is responsible for adjudicating anti-doping disputes in the UK.

Sport Resolutions is seeking to appoint an individual to the Board to assist with promoting and growing the business internationally. The successful individual will join a cohesive, diverse and motivated Board of Directors who strive to protect, uphold and develop integrity and trust in all aspects of sports at all levels.

The successful individual will have a passion for sports integrity and the fair resolution of disputes. They will have the necessary skills, experience and reputation to promote the organisation and develop relationships with international stakeholders. They will have the ability to form independent opinions, listen and give respect to their fellow directors, and contribute to board discussions and the decision-making process. Directors should discharge their fiduciary duties whilst trusting in the executive team to maintain the high level of service provided to current and future users.

For more information, including the essential skills required for this position, please download the Role Profile.

For an informal conversation about the role please call Richard Harry (Chief Executive) or Ross Macdonald (Head of Business Operations) on 020 7036 1966.

If you meet the requirements of the Role Profile, please apply by sending your CV and covering letter explaining what you will bring to the role, to by 5.00pm on Wednesday 31st May 2023. Please also complete the anonymous equality monitoring form accessed here.

Candidates shortlisted by Sport Resolutions’ Nominations Committee will be invited to join the committee for an interview via video conference call in June 2023.

Sport Resolutions is committed to equality and values diversity. We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and minority ethnic candidates.

A large print, Braille or audio version of this advert can be obtained by request from us by calling the office on 020 7036 1966.


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