Following completion of our open recruitment process for Independent Directors, in November 2018, Tracey’s offer of appointment was approved by our Board and Membership, at our AGM on the 8th December 2018. Following formal approval, the formal offer of appointment was made on the 10th January 2019, the second anniversary of the recognition of Parkour/Freerunning as a sport. The offer was formally accepted by Tracey, following due process and receipt of advice from the Government’s Advisory Committee on Business Appointments. Tracey was then formally appointed as of the 11th March 2019.
- providing a sounding board for the Independent Chair;
- serving as an intermediary for other Directors when necessary;
- acting as an alternative contact for stakeholders to share any concerns if the normal channels of the Independent Chair fails to resolve the matter or in cases where such contact is appropriate; and
- leading on the process to appraise the Independent Chair’s performance.
Tracey said: “I am delighted to be joining the Board at a really exciting time for urban sports and look forward to supporting Parkour UK at a crucial time in its development”.
Eugene Minogue, Chief Executive said: “We are extremely excited and honoured to have successfully appointed Tracey to the Board as our Senior Independent Director. Tracey’s genuine enthusiasm and interest in Parkour/Freerunning and our vibrant community is refreshing. Tracey will add significant experience, knowledge and expertise to enable us to continue grow, develop, disrupt and take our sport to the next level – both in the UK but also on the international front too!”