John Timms
Non-Executive Director

John Timms<br>Non-Executive Director
John has over 25 years of major event management and operational experience working with national and international governing bodies across Olympic and Paralympic Sports, many of which has involved working with UK Sport as a key stakeholder and partner.

He has held the position of Event Director and other senior roles at many international sporting events including the 2011 ITTF British Open Para Table Tennis held in Sheffield.

John was a Technical Delegate for the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation at the 2012 Paralympics in London and sits on the IWRF’s competition committee advising on competition structures.

Through his Sports Management Consultancy – MLS Contracts Ltd.  John now shares this knowledge and continues to support, develop and deliver all elements around the staging and hosting of major international sport events.

John has a large background in developing community engagement through sport in Sheffield and was the lead on the multi award winning community programmes of the Sharks Basketball Franchise.  These continue to highlight how Sport can engage and deliver across a number of areas in the community and education curriculum.

His personal interests include being the Vice Chair of Governors of Sheffield College a stakeholder of the Sheffield Sharks basketball franchise and a keen golfer (of no repute!).