Table Tennis England is delighted to announce the completion of a key milestone along the Governance Review consultation timeline, the appointment of the Chairman of Independent Review Panel (IRP) and the commencement of the next stage, the appointment of IRP members.

We are now seeking two Table Tennis people to appoint to the IRP and would ask that you both consider this opportunity and circulate to anyone who may be interested and have the necessary skills.

At the recent EGM TTE agreed to conduct a wide ranging and thorough review into its governance and structures of Table Tennis in England. Click here for more details.

We are now pleased to announce that, following a tender process and interviews, we have appointed Marc Mazzucco (see biography below) as the chairman to lead this Independent Review Panel.

We are now are looking for at least two individuals from Table Tennis to join the panel to input to the consultation, collate the findings, advise on table tennis governance matters and finalise recommendations.

Applicants should be experienced and knowledgeable in the workings of table tennis at different levels, understanding the different perspectives involved and be committed to help move table tennis forward as a modernised, efficient, transparent organisation – in line with code of governance requirements.

It is expected that this will require a time commitment of between 10-15 days over the next nine months through a mix of face to face meetings, telephone calls and reviewing material. A nominal fee and costs will be paid.

Please email Jonathan Bruck detailing how you meet the criteria detailed above if you are interested in applying by Friday 3rd November.

Marc Mazzucco Biography

Marc recently worked as a Director for over 15 years at PwC. During that time, he was responsible for public sector assurance services and led PwC’s charity consulting team. Latterly, he led PwC’s Global sports bid team.

Marc now leads RSM governance and risk advisory services. Marc’s experience lies in appraisal, design and establishment of business models, operating models and alternative service delivery models. His focus is on ensuring that sound governance and risk management prevails during the periods of development, operation and growth to ensure that these entities become commercially sustainable, represent VFM and provide quality services to customers, both now and in the future.

Marc has reviewed the governance arrangements across many public-sector organisations including local authorities and their maintenance arms, universities and their commercial trading arms and charities and their trading arms.

Marc has worked with several Sports Governing bodies and major events Organising committees including: Commonwealth Games Federation, FIFA, Olympics and Americas Cup. He has worked with Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, England World Cup 2018 bid, Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and Americas Cup San Francisco 2013.

He was responsible for initial financial budgets and governance set up as well as risk identification at these events. Marc has assisted many clients with the development of their risk management and governance arrangements, most of which has included Board and/or audit committee development support.