Andy Hunt led Team GB as Chef de Mission at the London 2012 Olympic Games, achieving the best performance of a British Olympic team in 104 years, considered one of the greatest sporting successes in British history.
Andy was CEO of the British Olympic Association; an organisation that under Andy’s leadership was modernised and transformed to become one of the leading National Olympic Committees in the world in preparation for hosting the Olympic Games. Andy was a Board member of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) that delivered what has been described as the greatest modern Olympic Games thus far in history.
Team GB won the Team of the Year at the 2012 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards and the Landmark Award at the 2012 National Television Awards.
Andy Hunt is a charismatic and inspirational business leader who after 25 highly successful years in UK and International commerce moved into Sport, bringing with him a deep understanding of how to create a thriving organisation that could deliver flawless support to the nation’s finest athletes at such an important moment in our history.
Quotes on Andy’s announcement to depart from the BOA:
Chairman of the BOA, Lord Sebastian Coe said, “Team GB had the very best facilities, care and preparation at the London 2012 Games thanks to the tireless efforts and passion of Andy Hunt and his team over the last four years. I know I speak on behalf of all Team GB athletes and the BOA Board when I say thank you to Andy for the work he has done, and I wish him all the best in his next endeavour.”
Minister of State for Sport, Olympic Legacy & Tourism Hugh Robertson said: “Under Andy’s direction, the British Olympic Association has undergone a significant transformation and reinforced its reputation as one of the leading National Olympic Committees in the world. Today, the BOA is recognised as a modern, professional organisation that has as its highest priority serving the needs and interests of athletes and National Governing Bodies. Whilst Andy will be missed at the BOA, he has put in place an operating structure and leadership team that will ensure the organisation continues to move from strength to strength. I thank him for his service to the BOA and all of British Olympic sport, and wish him continued success in the future.”
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson said “Thank you so much for the work you have done over the past four years and wishing you all the best for the future.”
Sir Ben Ainslie said “Thanks for all of your help over the years and for making us the best prepared team out there”
As a keynote speaker, Andy Hunt can focus on topics such as:
- Transformational Leadership
- Developing High Performance Teams
- Creating One Team Cultures