Rugby World Cup 2015 CEO Jevans Joins Football League Board

By Community | June 5, 2014

The Chief Executive of the of the 2015 Rugby World Cup organising committee, Debbie Jevans, has been appointed to the board of the Football League as an independenet member. 

A former tennis professional, Jevans was London 2012’s director of sport and is head of England Rugby 2015.

She said: “This is an exciting opportunity to join the board of the Football League, and make a contribution to the governance and direction of football – a sport I have followed, as a fan, for many years.”

She joins chairman Greg Clarke and Richard Bowker as independent directors but she is not the league’s first female board member – former Tranmere director Lorraine Rogers was on the board for many years.

Football League chief executive Shaun Harvey has also been appointed as a full member of the board.