Ben Moorhead

Ben Moorhead

Board Lead: Safeguarding & Welfare

Ben Moorhead has been a solicitor in London since 1981 until January 2022, specialising in corporate and sport. Ben helps the Club on corporate and governance matters. In his long career he carried out the legal work to create many governing bodies including Sport England and UK Sport as well as the Sports Council Trust Company to hold all the National Centres.

He also helped to set up the Anti-Doping structure between King’s College London and UK Sport. He has sat on the boards many sports and National Governing Bodies, including British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS), British Blind Sport, Regain – The Trust for Sports Tetraplegics, England Karate (chair), The Clay Pigeon Shooting Association.

He is also on the boards of many non-sport charities including L’Arche UK, creating homes nationally and internationally for the mentally impaired, The Mountbatten Memorial Trust, The Arts Society -a national charity, The Creative Dimension Trust (arts education for young people)

To 2021 he was a governor of the King’s School Canterbury, and Junior King’s and Wellesley House School. Ben is a trustee of The Canterbury Cathedral Trust and also a Vice Patron of The Kent Autistic Trust

He is a Finance Committee Member of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. He is an Advisory Board Member of St Mary’s University London. Ben is the chair of Wye Future Group (environmental). He was appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Kent in 2015. He is the Board Lead for The Club on Safeguarding and works closely with the Safeguarding Officer and ECB.

Ben played Cricket very badly for Mersham Le Hatch and he plays golf badly at Sandwich and Rye. He is a member of MCC and Band of Brothers.