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Chief Operating Officer, Birmingham City Football Club

Lungi has worked in professional football for just under a decade, leading several operational departments. Forming part of a senior management team that supports the board of directors, she is efficient in planning, organising, and working collaboratively to influence, design and deliver initiatives, essential to the accomplishment of the business.  

She is currently the Chief Operating Officer at Birmingham City Football Club, having spent several years at Charlton Athletic. Her responsibilities vary from looking after the women's team to safety operations across company sites.  

She is a Director with Women in Football, having joined the board in May 2018 and has been an integral member in moving the organisation into its next phase of growth, influencing the industry at a truly revolutionary time.   

In October 2018, she was named as a NextGen Leader for 2019 - one of 30 rising professionals from across the UK sports industry.  

Lungi is especially interested in developing people and believes in the balance of diversity and representation at all levels of football. 

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