Board

EUROPE

CHRIS NASH

Chairman

Chris has been involved in the Insurance Industry for 25 years. His passion for sport as a player, coach and administrator has served him well, spending the majority of his insurance career in sports insurance.

He is a highly experienced insurance underwriter and is acknowledged as a leading commentator on risk for the sports and leisure industry globally. Chris is a director of various Sportscover group companies and is on the board of Wild Goose Holdings, the group holding company.

Office : Melbourne

Email : chris.nash@sportscover.com

MARTIN CRANNIS

Sportscover Europe CEO

Martin has worked in the insurance industry for the past twenty years. He has been a Director of Maiden International Insurance Services and Managing Director of Maiden Life  based in Sweden.  Martin was also previously at Cardif Pinnacle where he was Business Development Director (responsible for Sales and Marketing) and also as International Director responsible for operations in Scandinavia, Germany, South Africa and Ireland.

Martin holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Management from Middlesex University Business School and is a Fellow of the Institute of Marketing (Chartered Status).

He has interests in a diverse range of sports from Scuba diving (qualified Dive Master and Master Diver), windsurfing, skiing, golf, rugby union – being a big Saracens rugby fan – and also a follower of the “Canaries” (Norwich Football Club).

Office : London

Email : martin.crannis@sportscover.com

Roger Draper

Board Member

Roger Draper is the former Chief Executive of Sport England from 2003 to 2006, and the Lawn Tennis Association from 2006 to 2013.

In his time at Sport England, Draper had overall accountability for business turnover of £340m, and was involved in London’s 2012 Olympic bid, and the Wembley National Stadium construction project.

Draper is a former England students international Rugby League player and started his career at the RFL in 1992 as London Rugby League development manager, where he also played with the London Broncos.

He also played a key role in the successful London 2012 Olympic bid and led the completion of the £120 million English Institute of Sport, including major new centres at Bath and Loughborough.