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Pippa Archer Appointed as Performance Pathway Manager

British Orienteering can today confirm that Pippa Archer has been appointed to the role as Performance Pathway Manager at British Orienteering.

Peter Hart, Chief Executive, said “Pippa was a standout candidate, and we are looking forward to welcoming her into the team from May. It is clear that she understands the challenges ahead ones which will call for strategic thinking and leadership with a flexible approach”.

Pippa was formerly a Senior International Orienteer, and a  Multiple British senior and age-group champion, including in sprint distance, long distance, night orienteering, and relay

Pippa said:

"I'm really excited to be stepping into the role of Performance Manager for British Orienteering. You may be wondering what that role entails, and at the moment, so am I!

I start on 1st May, and will be doing a lot of learning, and listening, over the next few months as I get up to speed with things. On that note, please do track me down for a chat at an event. Some of you know me, others won't yet - do ask people to point me out if we haven't met before, I am happy to chat anytime (except if I'm holding a compass and hunting down a control).""

Peter Hart CEO said “We are excited in Pippa joining our team, someone with her background, knowledge and experience leading and co-ordinating the immense potential we have in the sport. I am sure that she will inspire, unite and create a positive environment for athletes to thrive and reach their full potential.”

Pippa Archer