Consultancy and Exhibition Writing Activities:
BBC 2 Icons Sporting Icons programme consultant
Silverstone Heritage Trust, working to produce exhibition content for Silverstone Heritage Trust to open in 2019.
Channel 4 and Clare Balding When Football Banned Women documentary film broadcast July 2017.
BBC Radio 4 Late Night Women’s Hour with Lauren Laverne on The History of Women’s Sport broadcast 26 August 2016. Round table guest with England Rugby International Maggie Alphonsi MBE; boxer Charelle Brown and journalist Anna Kessell.
Silverstone Heritage Trust Non Executive Director awarded £18.2 million Heritage Lottery Fudning to open The Silverstone Experience in 2019
Academic adviser to The National Football Museum/ The Football Association/ Sporting Memories consortium awarded £302,000 Heritage Lottery Fund bid to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of England winning the World Cup in 1966 through tandem exhibitions in Manchester and at Wembley stadium.
Consultant for inaugural National Football Museum Walk of Fame with 24 stars placed in the pavement outside the entrance in Cathedral Gardens, Manchester 24 June 2016 and for the annual Hall of Fame induction.
Sky Arts in consultation with the British Library My British Library Series, filmed with Benjamin Zephaniah for a programme on the history of women’s football and his support of Aston Villa, broadcast on Sky Arts 15 November 2016.
£30,000 Exhibition curated by David Goldblatt and Jean Williams A History of the World Cup in 24 Objects International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University and the National Football Museum. July-December 2014.
Academic consultant for BBCs The One Show on women’s rowing April 2015.
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography entries on Jennie Fletcher; Hilda Light; Lily Parr; Edith Thompson in 2012 and motor racing drivers Violet Cordery; Elsie ‘Bill’ Wisdom and Gwenda Hawkes/ Stewart/ Janson/ Glubb in 2013. Lady Arran 2016, Dame Mary Glen Haig 2017, Diana Rowe and Eileen Gray 2018.
£20,000 Sport and Law Exhibition 25 July 2012 The Supreme Court, London and Easy Tiger Productions. The five-person core team for this project included Andy Gray of The British Association for Sport and the Law (BASL) and the Supreme Court Chief Executive Jenny Rowe, and Communications Director Ben Wilson. The exhibition opened with Keynotes from leading sports barrister Michael Beloff QC and IOC Executive member Denis Oswald.
BBC Radio 4 Sport and the British broadcast May-June 2012. Member of five person core academic team, contributing to 30 episodes of the flagship series Sport and the British broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2012, hosted by Clare Balding. Over 300,000 dowloads on iTunes and featured on British Airways flights as part of the entertainment package.
Consultant to FIFA in 1999 & 2003 in Los Angeles. On a panel with Marie George Buffet, French Minister for Sport; Zhang Jilong, Head of the Chinese Football Association and Anita De Frantz, a member of the International Olympic Committee Executive. I also consulted on the Los Angeles Declaration on Women’s Football issued by FIFA in 1999