London FA

Opportunity - Independent Finance and Risk Non-Executive Director

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at the London FA to join the Board of Directors in a non-executive position.

Independent Non-Executive Finance & Risk Director

Voluntary / London

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at the London Football Association to join the Board of Directors in a non-executive position.

There is one (1) position available currently, as an Independent Non-Executive Finance & Risk Director and this is to fill a vacancy. The term of appointment is up to 1st January 2024 initially. Existing directors can then seek reappointment for the next three-year term (there is a limit of three terms of three years). 

Independent Directors should not already be associated with the London FA in any way, either as a London FA Council or general member. For this role, we are looking for an individual who is a qualified accountant and has a strong financial background at a senior level. We are also looking for someone who has significant commercial acumen and could support London FA to secure additional investment from a commercial partner(s).  You will balance a clear grasp of financial matters and the oversight of the organisation’s financial and risk management, alongside generating leads and supporting the CEO to secure additional commercial investment. 

The London FA is responsible for governing, safeguarding and developing football across London. We are a diverse and inclusive team committed to representing the many rich and varied communities across London. You can view our strategy here

Diversity is at the heart of our strategy because it is at the heart of grassroots football in London. We pride ourselves on the increasing diversity of our Board. We encourage applications from the widest range of backgrounds, particularly where there is often under-representation. We are particularly keen to encourage female, black, Asian and LGBT+ applicants, and applications from those with disabilities and from minority ethnic, faith and racial groups.

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact the CEO, Paul Bickerton, on To apply you will need to submit a CV and cover letter to this email address by 12pm on Wednesday 7th September 2022

Interviews are due to be held week beg. Monday 12th September 2022 (exact day tbc)

To download a copy of the application pack, please click below.
Independent Non-Executive Director Application Pack