NEW LONDON FA CEO ANNOUNCED
The London Football Association are delighted to confirm the appointment of Paul Bickerton as our new Chief Executive Officer.
Following the departure of Lisa Pearce, Paul joins the LFA from Sport England and brings with him nearly two decades of experience in sport. The new appointment will see Paul lead the LFA, as we continue with our strategy of making the sport more inclusive and representative of Londoners.
Talking about his appointment Paul has said; "It's a genuine honour and privilege to be joining the team at London FA.”
“As someone who has played and coached football all my life, I know first-hand the power that this sport can have in transforming people's lives for the better. Not only must we provide a great service for those currently playing football in the capital. I'm am also passionate about developing the game to better meet the needs of the many unique and diverse communities that make London such an exciting place to work and live."
George Dorling, Chair of London FA has added; “Paul brings a wealth of sports management experience to the role of Chief Executive at London FA. As the Board of the London FA seeks to ensure football reflects the diverse population of the Capital, I am confident Paul will be an inclusive and inspirational leader.”
Paul will officially take over as Chief Executive on Monday 13th August 2018.