Come the AGM of the England & Wales Cricket Board in May, Andrew Strauss will step down as the Strategic Adviser to the ECB Board and Chair of the Performance Cricket Committee. Strauss, who served as the intervening time Managing Director of England Men’s Cricket between February and May 2022, took up the board function in 2020 however now feels that the time is proper to step away.
“I’ve without a doubt loved my time at the ECB and am proud of having contributed to a profitable duration for our England teams. With growing commitments outdoor of the organisation, lamentably I’ve determined it is time to step away from my modern-day role. I desire the new Board all the very fine as it continues in its mission to develop our game,” stated Strauss, who has additionally formerly served as Director of England Cricket for over three years.
ECB Chair Richard Thompson said: “Andrew has given fantastic carrier to English cricket over many years in a range of distinct roles. I’ve radically valued the recommendation and understanding he has furnished in my time as Chair, and have loved working with him. We are presently enforcing the sizeable majority of suggestions from his magnificent High Performance Review, which I trust will assist our England Men’s groups to maintain their success. I have no doubt he has a good deal greater to make a contribution to the sport and hope he will return in the future.”
In different developments, ECB has appointed three Non-Executive Directors in Penny Avis, Baroness Zahida Manzoor CBE, Jennifer Owen Adams and Gareth Williams. The three-year appointments comply with the loss of Brenda Trenowden, who exceeded away in August 2022, and a quantity of cutting-edge Board individuals leaving the Board at the approaching Annual General Meeting.
David Mahoney, presently the board’s Chief Operating Officer, will additionally be stepping down from his position on September 1 to pursue new opportunities.