consulting

September update

Summer has been a busy period for Wharton’s consultants, with long-term projects continuing, new contracts starting, and new commissions won. Here’s an outline of what we’ve been up to:

  • Simon has won through a competitive tender process to conduct a governance review of Derbyshire Sport, one of the 45 County Sports Partnerships supported by Sport England. He has also continued to work with Ice Hockey UK to revise the company’s Articles of Association and build the overall governance framework – and has been active in his role as a trustee of Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby in the build-up to next year’s Paralympic Games in Rio
  • Neil has continued his work with the RFU, supporting the development of rugby partnerships within the university sector, and beginning a review of the women’s domestic game which is designed to improve the support provided for the England national teams. He has also been drafting a long-term strategy for synchronised swimming on behalf of the Amateur Swimming Association; reviewing Hockey Wales’s programme at senior national level; and facilitating the production of a national development strategy for Irish rugby on behalf of the IRFU
  • Sarah has been engaged with UK:Athletics’ review of the training arrangements of Mo Farah within the “Oregon Project” – which has achieved significant media coverage, including here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/athletics/11659066/Mo-Farah-faces-investigation-by-British-Athletics-after-coach-Alberto-Salazar-is-accused-of-doping.html. She has continued to support a number of Performance Directors and coaches through individual and programme (UK Sport Para Coach2Rio, ECAP) initiatives