High-profile keynote speaker revealed for East Midlands Leadership Awards 2020

Sean Jarvis

The new chief executive of Leicestershire County Cricket Club has been announced as the keynote speaker for this year’s East Midlands Leadership Awards.

Sean Jarvis will share the lessons learned from a career at the cutting edge of sports leadership at the event on November 5 at the Crowne Plaza in Nottingham.

Jarvis has 25 years of experience at an executive level within professional sport clubs, including in the Premier League with Huddersfield Town, the Football League with Oldham Athletic, and the launch of Super League.

He has also been a trustee of the Huddersfield Town Foundation, being instrumental in transforming the charity from concept to creation to a Foundation now employing 60 staff. The Foundation has raised £2m and served more than one million free breakfasts to children through various social and community activities.

Jarvis has been a key commercial strategist on Leicestershire CCC’s Board of directors in the last 12 months in his role as a nominated director.

He said: ““Like everyone, the biggest challenge we face right now is the restrictions from COVID-19, but I am confident that with the continued support of our members and the business community that we do have a bright future.”

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