Isle of Wight Cricket

Hugh Griffiths - Directors (Marketing and PR)

People may know me for my involvement with Newclose, since moving to Bembridge in 2009. My cricket links with the Island go back to the late 1940s, with a photo of me holding a cricket bat in front of my grandmother’s beach hut at Puckpool, whilst on a family holiday. The intervening 70 years have seen my love of cricket and the Island growing from those roots. I’d be pleased to do more for cricket in general and IWCB in particular.

RECREATIONAL CRICKET ADMINISTRATION

Knotty Green CC, Buckinghamshire (1968) - Fixture Secretary

Littlehampton CC (1990 to 1996) - Secretary, Colts Manager and 3rd XI Captain/Manager

Newclose County Cricket Ground (2010 onwards) – Volunteer, Trustee and Director.

As the Newclose Charity is the IWCB landlord, I have to declare an interest.

BUSINESS CAREER

Barclays Bank (in the 1960s.)

Rothmans of Pall Mall (1970 to 1995) sales, marketing and

sponsorship management

Sussex County Cricket Club (1995 to 2006) - Assistant Secretary (1995 to 1998) Operations Manager (1998 to 2002) Chief Executive (2002 until retirement in 2006).

VOLUNTEER AND CHARITY WORK
Sussex Cricket Museum Educational Trust (2006 to 2011) - Secretary to the museum’s founding committee

Sussex Young Cricketers Charity(2006 to 2012) –Secretary and Fundraising Sub-committee member establishing the Sussex Cricket Academy at Blackstone.

Sandown & Shanklin Rugby Club(since 2017) - Vice President. Volunteer bar assistant. Also mowing the pitches.

English Heritage OsborneHouse (since 2009) - Woodland and garden volunteer (since 2009)


 

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