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NEW LOOK TO DISABILITY BOWLS ENGLAND BOARD
Disability Bowls England is delighted to announce the appointment of
Mike Robertson and Matt Wordingham to its Board of Trustees.
Robertson is no stranger to the Disability Bowls England scene,
representing Team England at the Commonwealth Games in Australia
With more than 35 years’ experience on the green,
Robertson joined Kieran Rollings and Paul Brown in the para-triples
team that narrowly missed out on a medal at the Games.
Robertson won the Bowls England men’s triples title with brothers
Ean and Tristan Morton in 2017 and followed that up by securing the
British Isles triples crown the following year. He is a regular in
Huntingdonshire’s Middleton Cup team and won DBE’s national singles
in 2017 as well as earning the Player of the Year award.
joins the Board of Trustees with a wealth of qualifications and
experience within finance and accountancy.
Also joining the
Board is Matt Wordingham, who is employed by Bowls England as its
Publications and Media Officer.
Matt has worked at the
national governing body since 2013, after graduating from the
University of Huddersfield with a degree in Sports Journalism and
His previous roles before joining Bowls England
include media positions with Huddersfield Town Football Club, BBC
Sport and with the International Paralympic Committee during the
London 2012 Paralympic Games.
As a former competitive bowler,
Wordingham has represented both Northamptonshire and Warwickshire in
the Middleton Cup, as well as reaching numerous national finals and
being a squad member of the men’s junior international team in 2015.
Following the appointments, DBE Chair Paul Brown said: “I am
pleased that Mike and Matt have joined the Board of Trustees at
Disability Bowls England. Both have offered a lot of support to us
over the years and I am confident that they will be able to drive
DBE forward in the areas of their expertise.”
Chair Paul Brown, Robertson and Wordingham join Shirley Hughes OBE,
Bob Love, Duggie Mitchell, Margaret Smith, Ray Smith and David Stott
as Trustees of Disability Bowls England.
of retirement from some of the current Trustees,
DBE is ideally
seeking to appoint two further Trustees to join its Board.
Volunteers in various areas throughout the year are also welcomed.
If you feel that you can offer your time, please contact
Paul on 07810 868015 or
Updated 16th July 2019