Zoë Collins

Zoë Collins appointed new Chair of Women in Sport

By Community | November 3, 2017

Zoë Collins has today been appointed as the new Chair of Trustees for the UK’s leading women’s sport charity.

Collins is responsible for setting the creative direction and delivery of all TV and digital content for the Jamie Oliver brand.

She has worked as a communications professional in both a corporate and social change environment and is passionate about sport and healthy, active lifestyles, having built her career around the promotion of healthy eating over the last 15 years.

Collins said of her appointment: “I am delighted to become Chair of the Board of Trustees for Women in Sport. The charity has a pivotal role to play in empowering women and girls to regularly participate in sport and reap all the benefits it offers, as well as educating and supporting the sport sector itself as to the benefits of diversity.

“Building on my experience of working with Jamie on food and nutrition campaigns, I am excited to now be taking those same principles and values into other areas and to be leading such an influential and important charity.”

Ruth Holdaway, CEO of Women in Sport, added: “There is still much to be done before we can say that the gender gap in sport is finally closed, and that every woman and girl in the UK feels empowered by the benefits of an active lifestyle.

“Zoë brings a wealth of influencing and social change campaigning experience to the charity, and is extremely well placed to lead our work to drive this important agenda forward. We can’t wait to start working with her.”

The appointment follows Sally Hancock’s decision earlier in the year to stand down from the role at the end of her four-year term this month.

Zoë Collins