Sport Industry Awards 2008

Sport Industry Awards
Roger Draper

Roger Draper

Chief Executive - LTA

Roger Draper is the CEO of the LTA. He’s one of the new breed of sports leaders who are combing their direct experience of competing as an elite athlete with first rate business administration skills.

He is currently in the thick of leading the transformation of British tennis with a new world class tennis team, a clear strategy that has been widely acclaimed, and an organisation that’s been modernised to perform in the 21st century sports environment.

His wide experience in the ‘business of sport’ has included time as CEO of Sport England, leading a major review and reorganisation of the £500m spent on sport in this country, involvement in the 2012 bid and Team England’s 2006 Commonwealth Games campaign. As an elite athlete, Roger has gained international honours in both rugby league and tennis.

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