We are delighted to announce that Get on Board participant, Priya Samuel, has been appointed to the Board of Table Tennis England.
Priya has a wealth of experience in the world of sport, having worked at England Netball, British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS), UK Sport, British Paralympic Association and sports management specialists, Energise Me.
Commenting, she said, “I am thrilled to be appointed onto the Board of Directors for Table Tennis England. Table tennis is a sport that reaches out to a diverse audience and I am looking forward to supporting the National Governing Body deliver its vision over the next four years.”
Priya currently works as the Health and Wellbeing Board Partnerships Manager at Richmond and Wandsworth Councils.
She is part of RimJhim Consulting’s Get on Board Programme which is funded by Sport England. Working with Perrett Laver and a consortium of training partners, RimJhim Consulting prepares BAME women for board level positions. The initiative lasts 10-months and offers support from a high-level mentor, targeted seminars, a range of professional training and access to insider knowledge from within the sports industry.
“Not only has Priya got a tremendous track record of working across grassroots to elite sport, she has a passion for the unique power of sport, which I know will ensure that she is able to support the growth and success of Table Tennis England. We at RimJhim Consulting are extremely proud to have supported her as a Get on Board programme participant and congratulate her on her appointment,” Rimla Akhtar MBE, founder of RimJhim Consulting.