British Biking has appointed Brian Facer as its subsequent Chief Government Officer.
Facer will be part of from Premiership rugby membership London Irish, the place he held the identical place.
He’ll take up his new function early within the new 12 months as substitute for Julie Harrington, who leaves in January 2020 after three years at the governing body.
Facer, who has a industrial background, is a British Biking member and rides with Daventry Biking Membership.
“I’m delighted to be becoming a member of British Biking because the organisation’s new Chief Government,” he stated in a press release. “It’s an thrilling time for the entire biking neighborhood throughout the nation, the place we’re going into the postponed Olympic and Paralympic 12 months, have had one other British rider turn out to be a Grand Tour champion, and have seen the variety of leisure cyclists improve dramatically over the last six months.
“I’ve been a really eager bike owner all of my life, starting from bike rides with my household throughout to mountain biking throughout the Alps and finishing plenty of Etapes du Tour, together with Col du Tourmalet and Alpe d’Huez, so being provided the place of CEO of British Biking is a dream come true.”
British Biking chair, Frank Slevin, described Facer because the “clear alternative” from a “aggressive subject”.
“I’m delighted to conclude the seek for a brand new Chief Government Officer for British Biking with the appointment of Brian,” he stated. “Brian is a British Biking member and a passionate bike owner, and he understands the wants of the biking neighborhood who’re the core of the organisation. What additionally impressed us was his data of British Biking, and his dedication to investing in all of our employees and volunteers, in order that they will obtain their very own potential and make the federation as a complete even stronger.”