Chief Executive, British Ski and Snowboard
Victoria Gosling OBE has spanned the sporting spectrum, and has included being the Military Project Lead for the first Invictus Games 2014 in London and then the Chief Executive Officer for Invictus Games 2016 in Orlando, inspiring 14 nations and over 400 athletes to compete. She has completed 21 years’ service within the Royal Air Force culminating with the rank of Group Captain.
Gosling has also served on numerous deployments around the world and prior to the inaugural Invictus Games she was the Base Support Commander for a Support Helicopter Base of 2500 personnel, which provided support to Operation Herrick, Afghanistan.
A passionate sportswoman, Gosling dedicates most of her spare time promoting sport across various sectors. She is Chief Executive for British Ski and Snowboard; Custodian for the Rugby Centurions; Invictus Games Strategic Advisor for the UK Delegation Board; and Board Director and Head of Social Impact for a flourishing fintech business. In addition, she is an Ambassador for the Jockey Club and the Foundation for Sage Global.
Gosling was appointed as a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2004 following her deployment on Operations in Iraq and for her commitment to RAF Waddington, and she was also subsequently appointed as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2014 for her commitment to RAF Benson and to adaptive sports.