Director of Operations

Marc Heywood joined the BBSA in a marketing and communications capacity in 2015 and has been in his current role as Director of Operations since September 2017. His responsibilities now cover a broad range of areas, from commercial partnerships to internal and external communications and from governance and operational planning to corporate events and stakeholder relations.

Prior to moving into winter sports, Marc spent nine years working in professional rugby union, beginning his career as Communications Officer at Leicester Tigers at a time when the Club appeared in six domestic and European finals.

He went on to work in a public relations and journalism capacity for the British & Irish Lions, the Welsh Rugby Union and the organisers of the Heineken Cup and Challenge Cup, as well as regularly writing for the national newspapers at English Premiership, European and Celtic League fixtures.

Having previously worked for the tournament organisers at the 2015 Rugby World Cup and for the British & Irish Lions on their 2013 tour to Australia, Marc was part of the Team GB delegation at the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games in February 2018.