Former ITFC CEO delighted to ‘Find his Place’ at Inspire

11 January 2021

Former Ipswich Town Football Club CEO, Derek Bowden has joined the board of Trustees at the Suffolk Youth Education Charity, Inspire.

Mr Bowden, who most recently held the post of Chief Executive at Essex County Cricket Club, brings his extensive management, strategic and marketing experience gained throughout his career in the sports industry, higher education and with the renowned international advertising agency, Saatchi & Saatchi.

Commenting, Derek Bowden said, “I’m delighted to have been asked to join the Trustee Board of Inspire. As we work our way through the pandemic, never has the work undertaken by the charity been more important. I’m looking forward to supporting the Board and Executive team in achieving their ambitions in both the short and the long term”.

Terry Hunt, Chair of Inspire, added, “We’re extremely happy to welcome Derek to the Board of Inspire, a charity he helped to form back in 2003 during his time at ITFC. His broad experience and interest in the work we undertake will be important as, with the charity’s senior management team, we plot the future course of Inspire in the years ahead.”