Governance: General Structure
Skateboard GB Ltd is a company limited by guarantee, Registered in England No. 11000889.
The members of Skateboard GB, who represent a constituent nation of Great Britain from time to time and at the date of adoption of the articles, representing the relevant Nations are:
(a) the nations of England & Wales which are represented by Skateboard England (a company limited by guarantee with Company No. 09861477 whose registered office is is at Unit 6 Acorn Business Park, Woodseats Close, Sheffield, S8 0TB);
(b) the nation of Scotland which is represented by Skateboard Scotland (an unincorporated association of members whose office is at 52 Silverknowles Road East, Edinburgh, EH4 5NY); and
(c) the nation of Northern Ireland which is represented by Skateboard:NI C.I.C. (a company limited by guarantee without share capital, Community Interest Company Company No. NI633800 whose registered office is at 71 Old Mill Park, Dundonald, Belfast, Antrim, BT16 1WF);
Two representatives from each home nation sit as the directors of Skateboard GB.
There are two Independent Non-Executive Directors appointed to the Board of Skateboard GB.
The members of Skateboard GB have agreed a memorandum of understanding that governs how they shall work together to achieve the aims of the Company.
For the avoidance of doubt, each home nation governing body is wholly responsible for the development, promotion and management of skateboarding within its own territory.
Corporate Governance Structure
Skateboard GB’s Board is the ultimate decision-making body, responsible for the management of Skateboard GB’s business.
Skateboard GB is responsible for:
- the preparation, selection and performance of men’s and women’s Great Britain skateboarding squads and their preparation in the Olympic Games.
- providing a representative to represent the interests of Skateboard GB on the National Olympic Committee of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
- representing the interest of Skateboard GB related to the Olympic Games or such other organisations as may be appropriate.
- the preparation, selection and performance of both men’s and women’s Great Britain talent skateboarders and officials and the participation in any event or development activity in which a Great Britain talent identified skateboarder or official is involved.
The members of the Board are the Directors of Skateboard GB Ltd for the purposes of the Companies Act and comprises:
Six Home Nations Directors, including the Chair
The Chief Executive Officer
Two Independent Directors
The Board has appointed a number of sub-committees including:
The Nominations Committee
The Finance & Risk Committee
The Selection Panel
The Selection Panel is made up of:
Chief Executive - in a non-voting capacity
Skateboard GB Team Manager
A representative from each Home Nation Skateboarding Governing Body
An independent Advisor
Board Terms of Reference
Minutes of Directors Meetings
Annual Reports & Finance
Policies and Guidance
Skateboard GB has policies and guidance documents in place to help us keep the sport moving forward and achieve the highest standards of best practice.
The governing body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the interests of those who take part in skateboarding at all levels. Our policies, regulations and guidance procedures are regularly reviewed and updated to reflect best practice. They are relevant to all members of our skateboarding community.