London Sport is delighted to announce Paul
Osborn as a new appointment to our Board of Trustees.
the London Sport Board of Trustees who all share our ambition to help all
Londoners live longer, healthier, and happier lives through being active.
Paul is the Council Leader for Harrow, a borough he has lived in for over 30 years, and was first elected to the Council for Pinner Ward at a by-election in 2001. He is also the Chairman of the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority which is responsible for three 2012 Olympic venues, as well as leisure venues and open spaces across London, Essex, and Hertfordshire. He is also the Executive Vice Chairman of Conservative Way Forward.
He has been the Leader of Harrow Council since May 2022, and the Leader of the Conservative Councillor Group on the Council since 2017.
Speaking about his new appointment, Paul said:
“As someone who runs a number of Olympic and other sporting venues, I’m keen to join the Board of London Sport and help make sure more Londoners have the opportunity to take part in sport and have a more active lifestyle.”
Paul also served as a Cabinet Member for Performance, Communication, and Corporate Services from 2006-2010 and again from 2013-2014. He has been Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Conservative Chief Whip. Prior to joining the Council, Paul worked for several years in the City of London and Docklands in the IT sector.
Outside of work, Paul is a keen American Football fan, supporting the Miami Dolphins, He also enjoys Country music and Bourbon.