David Mahoney

England and Wales Cricket Board

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Industry: Sports | Law

Role: Chief Operating Officer; England and Wales Cricket Board

David is currently chief operating officer at the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Prior to this, he oversaw the strategy, insights, HR, integrity and public policy teams as ECB’s Chief Strategy Officer. Before joining ECB, David held a number of senior roles at Ofcom, the UK communications regulator, including director of policy and chief advisor to its CEO.

He was also seconded into Government in 2009 as a director of the Digital Britain Report, which examined the transformational nature of digital technologies and the policy responses needed as a result.

A qualified lawyer who specialised in competition and media law before joining Ofcom, David is a keen sports fan who enjoys cricket and golf as well as following West Ham United. He joined the Sport England Board on 28th October, 2019, and is serving his first three-year term.

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