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Simon Banks appointed GBGB Media and Communications Officer

The Greyhound Board of Great Britain is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Banks as Media and Communications Officer.  Simon is an experienced freelance journalist who has written for a wide range of national and business titles on a number of subjects including greyhound racing, general sport and gambling related matters. He is a greyhound owner and has a retired greyhound at home. He takes up his position on 1st July 2014.

Commenting on the appointment, GBGB Chief Executive Barry Faulkner said:

“I am delighted to welcome Simon to the GBGB where I am sure his excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for the sport will serve us well. The sport faces many challenges and Simon’s experience will be a valuable asset as we address those issues.”

Simon added:

“I am really looking forward to the challenge of communicating the GBGB’s key messages and developing relationships with stakeholders to produce strategies to promote the sport for the benefit of whole industry. I am passionate about greyhound racing and welcome the opportunity to raise the profile of the sport.”

Contact details

Simon Banks (From 1st July)    020 7822 0916