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Adams steps in as UK Athletics CEO, Clark resigns as chair

Joanna Adams looks on during the Sports Industry Breakfast Club at the BT Centre (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images for Sport Industry Group)

UK Athletics has named Joanna Adams as its new chief executive, while Chris Clark has confirmed that he will be stepping down from his role as chair of the national governing body.

Adams (pictured) served as chief executive of England Netball from 2015 to 2019 and is currently chief commercial officer at the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC). She previously worked as a commercial director for the Football Conference and as a director at Notts County Football Club.

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