Ben Nichols joins Commonwealth Games Federation as Director of Communications and Public Affairs
November 2, 2017
Ben Nichols has today been appointed as the Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the Commonwealth Games Federation.
Nichols most recently led communications for the Athletics Integrity Unit, and is the former World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Senior Manager of Communications and Media Relations.
David Grevemberg CBE, Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Games Federation, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Ben to our team at such an important time for the Commonwealth Sports Movement.
“All our efforts are focused on bringing our vision to life and transforming the reach, impact and unique brand personality of our Movement; through Commonwealth athlete, citizen and community engagement in everything we do. This exciting new role will take the stories of our Movement to new audiences in new ways across and beyond the Commonwealth.”
Nichols added: “I’m thrilled to be joining the Commonwealth Games Federation at what is a hugely significant time for the movement, with the forthcoming Gold Coast Games and the process of securing a host for 2022.
“I’ve long been a passionate advocate of the Commonwealth cause, and believe now is the ideal moment to help raise the profile of the CGF, and showcase sport as a force for good amongst the 2.4 billion citizens and athletes across the Commonwealth.”
Nichols takes up the new role on Monday 6 November.