The former Commonwealth Games Federation CEO David Grevemberg has joined the Centre for Sport and Human Rights as its Chief Innovation and Partnerships Officer. David was at the CGF for more than six years and during that time he established himself as one of the most thoughtful and progressive figures within the sports movement, integrating human rights principles and standards throughout the global organisation.
His approach to dealing with the numerous interested parties involved in sport and the wider sport-society-business eco-system came to the direct attention of the News Media Coalition following his involvement in the staging of the Glasgow 2014 and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. NMC Director Andrew Moger said: ‘We wish David all best in his new role, which will require vision and determination. Sport is vital at so many different levels and that includes the news media and independent journalistic reporting on sport – on the field of play and upon the corridors of power of sport.’
David will now play a critical role in expanding CSHR’s drive to embed respect for human rights in sports organisations and events around the world. His role with CSHR will focus on engagement with the sports sector, and development of new partnerships, working with the CSHR team to lead projects that drive positive change in sport, including education and training initiatives and overseeing development of major new initiatives.
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