Piers Martin is a sporting management professional - with decades of experience sector, who joined the British Swimming Board as Independent Director in September 2023.

He is currently Head of Leadership & Academy Workforce Development at the Premier League, joins the board as an Independent Director to British Swimming - bringing a plethora of experience in sports management and consultancy.

In addition to his role with the Premier League, he is also currently Chair of UK Deaf Sport and DeaflympicsGB, Senior Independent Director of Surfing England, and Director of Podium Performance Group.

Having been an avid swimmer and water polo player and coach in the past, Piers also brings significant experience in the aquatics industry – holding roles such as National Development Manager for Water Polo and North-West Regional Director for Swim England (ASA) in the past, including a stint as Chair of the Para-Swimming Performance Pathway Group and Selection Panel at British Swimming.

He has also been a consultant for UK Sport and been in management positions for a variety of Olympic and Paralympic national governing bodies in his over 20-year professional career, and is a chartered fellow of the CIPD and a fellow of the RSA.