Corporate Information

The London 2017 Organising Committee is delivering the World ParaAthletics on behalf of UK Athletics, the Greater London Authority and UK Sport, supported by Department for Culture Media and Sport, after both events were awarded to London in 2011 and 2012.

 

World ParaAthletics Championships

London was awarded the right to host the 2017 World ParaAthletics Championships in 2012. The World ParaAthletics Championships is organised by London Championships Ltd, a company with registration number 8822936 registered at Athletics House Alexander Stadium, Walsall Road Perry Barr, Birmingham, West Midlands, B42 2BE.

The Greater London Authority (GLA) has entered into a Staging Contract with the IPC which governs the delivery of the IPC Athletics World Championships, and has subsequently engaged UK Athletics (UKA) to organise the event on its behalf.

Partner Organisations

Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)
The Greater London Authority (GLA)
International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)
International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
UK Athletics (UKA)
UK Sport

London 2017 Ltd Board Members

Sir Robin Young – Co Chair appointed by GLA
Ed Warner – Co Chair appointed by UKA
Jeff Jacobs – Director representing GLA
Simon Morton – Director representing DCMS
David Goldstone – Director representing LLDC
Vinai Venkatesham – Non-Executive Director
David Armstrong – Non-Executive Director
Terry Colton – Director representing UKA
Denise Lewis – Director representing athletes
Simon Bazalgette – Non-Executive Director
Liz McMahon – Non-Executive Director

London Championships Ltd Board Members

Sir Robin Young – Co Chair appointed by GLA
Ed Warner – Co Chair appointed by UKA
Jeff Jacobs – Director representing GLA
David Goldstone – Director representing LLDC
Vinai Venkatesham – Non-Executive Director
David Armstrong – Non-Executive Director
Stef Reid – Director representing athletes
Xavier Gonzalez – Director representing IPC
Terry Colton – Director representing UKA
Simon Bazalgette – Non-Executive Director
Kim Bromley-Derry – Director representing London Borough of Newham
Liz McMahon – Non-Executive Director

Board Observers

Niels de Vos – Championships Director (LCL/L2017)
David Demolder – Executive Director (LCL/L2017)
Kevan Taylor – Chief Financial Officer (LCL/L2017)
Simon Cooper – GLA
Nick Pontefract – DCMS
Cherry Alexander – Managing Director (LCL/L2017)
Kevin Evans – Asst Company Secretary (LCL/L2017) - Minutes
Aimee Jeffery – Central Operations Manager (LCL/L2017)
Joe Thompson-Oubari – Asst to Executive Director (LCL/L2017)
Ryan Montgomery – IPC