Meet... Chris Jones

Trustee - Chris Jones

Chris is Chief Executive of England Athletics, the national governing body of athletics in England. Commencing in 2006 as Regional Manager in the East of England, he served as the company's Head of Strategy from 2008 becoming Chief Executive in 2012. He has previously worked for Sport England as a Senior Development Manager, in local government sports and leisure management, and in school sport and education.  

Chris has served as a volunteer trustee on several charitable sports organisations and is currently a volunteer Non-Executive Director with Welsh Rowing and with the Cambridgeshire County Cricket Board. He is an active volunteer in community sport, coaching his son`s rugby team and has played County Cricket at senior level, is a full member of the MCC, and has played rugby at club, county, and regional level.  

He is passionate about the power of sport, but particularly athletics and running, in positively impacting the physical and mental wellbeing of the nation.