At the Rio Olympic Games Mark steered Team GB to their most successful performance for over a century when Team GB became the first nation to win more medals after hosting a home Olympic Games.
Looking at what it takes, how Olympic Sport can help to engage a nation and the road to Tokyo including the key lessons learnt and the success factors. Mark will provide invaluable insight in to the role Team GB plays both on and off stage.
Mark England has extensive Olympic experience having been at the British Olympic Association since 2011 in his role of Director of Sport Services.
In April 2014, Mark was appointed Team GB’s Chef de Mission for both the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and the inaugural 2015 European Games, having amassed a wealth of experience as Deputy Chef de Mission for Team GB at six Olympic Games, including London 2012. At the Rio Games Mark steered Team GB to their most successful performance for over a century, where they became the first nation to win more medals after hosting a home Olympic Games.