Simon Bazalgette joins EFL board

28 February 2019

EFL
Photo: Getty Images Interim chair Debbie Jevans said she was "delighted" to welcome such a "well known and widely respected" figure from "across both business and sporting circles."

New member brings in years of experience from the horseracing-industry. And from the gaming-industry.

SImon Bazalgette is well-connected as he is part of an influential family having worked in the media business for many years.

James Corbett corbett@offthepitch.com

The Jockey Club's CEO and chairman Simon Bazalgette is to join the EFL Board as an independent non-executive director.

The 57-year-old Brentford supporter is the nine-person board’s second independent non-executive director, joining the interim chair Debbie Jevans.

He previously held a similar directorship on the board of the London 2017 IAAF World Championships, the most successful world athletics and para-athletics games ever staged. 

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