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Claire Poole

Claire Poole

Founder and CEO, Sport Positive

Claire is the CEO and Founder of Sport Positive, supporting the global sports industry to increase action and ambition on climate change, sustainability, biodiversity and environmental justice; through direct support, community creation, the annual Sport Positive Summit, Sport Positive Leagues and The Climate of Sport podcast.

Her views and work have been covered by BBC Sport, Sky Sports News, The Mirror, BT Sport, Euronews, The Independent, Reuters, The Times, The New York Times, The Nikkei, The Japan Times, The Athletic, Rouleur, Euractiv, Ecolospot and more. She is a frequent keynote speaker and chairperson at industry conferences. In 2022 she appeared on Sport Business Journal’s ‘Influential Executives To Know in Sports Sustainability’ list.

Claire is a contributor for Forbes on sustainability and is an Advisory Board Member for Ecoathletes, Athletes of the World and The Sport Ecology Group. She sits on the and UEFA Environment Steering Group and is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Earth Decides group.