BEF Departments

The British Equestrian Federation is made up of a dedicated team of staff who work together to uphold the vision and mission of the company, More People – Better Places – Better Horses – More Medals. Here you can find out more information on those people, including our Department Heads and Non-Executive Directors, and read a brief summary of their main roles and responsibilities to help you get in contact with the correct department or member of staff.

Dressage Performance Manager:

Caroline Griffith

Caroline acts as the Team Manager and Chef d’Equipe of the Dressage Team at Championship level and co-ordinates the implementation and development of systems across the Podium and Podium Potential Dressage programmes in support of continued medal success.

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Ecaroline.griffith@bef.co.uk

Performance Manager Para-equestrian Dressage:

Georgina Sharples

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Egeorgina.sharples@bef.co.uk

Performance Operations Manager:

Sophie Thomas

Sophie's responsibilities cover operations and logistics for the British team and World Class Programme activity. Sophie has travelled as part of the “team behind the team” to three Olympic Games, one Paralympic Games and five World Equestrian Games.

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Esophie.thomas@bef.co.uk

World Class Performance Assistant:

Lucy Phillips

Lucy assists with the operations and logistics support for the World Class Programme and British championship teams, and works with the Head of Performance Support to provide additional support to HSSM and ESSM practitioners and performance analysis.

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Elucy.phillips@bef.co.uk

Head of Performance Pathways:

David Hamer

David coordinates the implementation of the strategy and technical framework for Olympic and Paralympic athlete and coach development to ensure the supply and support needed for continued medal success at Senior Championship level.

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Edavid.hamer@bef.co.uk

World Class Performance Pathways Lead Administrator :

Georgie Wheeler

Georgie is the central point of contact for the BEF Excel Talent Programme and leads the administration of this Programme and helps support the World Class Programme team.

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Egeorgie.wheeler@bef.co.uk

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