Ms Bess Evans

Deputy Director for Institute of Sport

Email address: Phone number: 01902 518264 Location: Walsall Faculty: Faculty of Education Health and Wellbeing School/Institute: Institute of Sport and Human Sciences Areas of expertise: University Sport Management


Experienced Operations Management professional. More than 20 years experience of managing sport, for which I have a great empathy and passion; worked in three Russell Group universities; MBA qualified.  Experienced in managing substantial budgets and complex capital projects.  Able to motivate staff, drive change, organise major events, and nurture external and internal partnerships.  Committed to customer care, staff development, and continuous improvement. Wide knowledge of IT systems.  Innovative, with sound judgment; determined energetic approach to moving an organisation forward.  Played women's rugby at international level for Wales over a period of 10 years.


Masters in Business Administration (MBA) University of Birmingham 

Previous professional experience

University of Birmingham, Sports Facilities Operations Manager