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06 Mar 2023 197

Digital expert appointed to UK Coaching’s Board of Directors

UK Coaching – the national body for sports and activity coaches – is delighted to announce the appointment of Katie Bunbury to its Board of Directors

Katie has an extensive background in using technology to scale and transform businesses, and impact product strategy. Her experience will further support the digital transformation that has accelerated UK Coaching over previous years.

Katie’s career started in corporate finance before spending almost 20 years working as a senior product leader in a range of tech-enabled, high-growth businesses, including Amazon, WorldFirst and most recently BeautyPie.

She is currently a Board Advisor for a private company where she helps navigate high growth by supporting and enabling management teams. She also mentors several senior executives working in scaling businesses and pro bono through “One Million Mentors” and is passionate about empowering and supporting individuals.

Announcing the appointment, Atholl Duncan, Chair of UK Coaching, said: “We are transforming UK Coaching into a dynamic, purpose-led organisation which helps to create a healthier and happier nation through the power of the coach. Our digital offerring is at the heart of that mission. Katie’s experience in a wide range of businesses and her passion for digital will be a great addition to the experience and talent on our board.”

Katie said: "I am delighted to be joining the team at UK Coaching. I look forward to helping further scale their digital solutions and use of technology as they continue their mission to transform lives through great coaching."

Katie’s appointment follows the recent announcement that Six Nations CFO, Ed Hepworth, has joined the board of UK Coaching and will Chair the organisation’s Finance, Audit, and Risk Committee.

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