Sue Beatt appointed onto World Bowls Board

We are pleased to announce that Sue Beatt, Chair of Bowls Scotland, has been appointed onto the Board of World Bowls.

Sue has served as Bowls Scotland’s Chair since 2016 and been the strategic lead for the organisations fellow directors and staff. Throughout her time as Chair a number of key structural changes have taken place including both para bowls and youth bowls becoming part of Bowls Scotland’s remit, to enable a more streamlined approach within Scottish bowls. Our Empowering Women in Bowls programme was also introduced as part of our 2019-2023 strategy, aiming to address to gender imbalance that currently exists within our sport.

The majority of Sue’s professional career has been spent working within the business sector covering HR and Learning and Development. She recently retired as co-founder and Director of People Solutions (Scotland) Ltd, a HR and Training Consultancy which started in 2006, specialising in HR and employment law to numerous businesses throughout Scotland.

In 2021, Sue was also appointed onto the Scottish Sports Association’s Board which has provided her with more invaluable experience of the challenges and opportunities that other sports face across the sector. On top of all these professional and personal experiences, she has also been a member of St Vincent’s Bowling Club in Glasgow for over 20 years.

Looking forward to starting her new role, Sue said: I am delighted to be appointed onto the Board of World Bowls. I am passionate about bowls and am looking forward to working collaboratively to help deliver a dynamic and sustainable future for this great sport.”

Alan McMillan, CEO of Bowls Scotland, added: “I would like to congratulate Sue on behalf of everyone at Bowls Scotland for being appointed onto the World Bowls Board.

“I have absolutely no doubt that with Sue’s professional experiences and relentless work ethic this will be a positive appointment. I hope that the recent independent review of World Bowls is the catalyst for World Bowls and its member nations to work closer together for the future of our great game.”

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