The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that, effective today, Maggie Murphy is the Chief Executive Officer of Lewes Football Club.

Maggie has been the general manager of the women’s side of the club for the past two years, and in that role she excelled and drove a critical change in professionalism, strategy, culture and performance. We look forward to Maggie driving the entire club forward.

Ed Ramsden, Lewes FC director, said: “We had high expectations for Maggie when she came to us in 2019 and she has surpassed each of them. She exhausts the superlatives. We are thrilled and honored that she runs the entire club. “

Maggie Murphy said, “This club is special. Therefore, with excitement, anxiety, but also persistent determination, I take on the new role as CEO. The club is not ashamed of how football can get and get better. It has ambitions that others dare not express. It welcomes those who want to feel more like “customer” or “customer”. And because of its commitment to equality, it can and will be more than the sum of its parts. The club is made up of amazing people, from players, coaches, staff, directors, volunteers and our 1,700+ owners around the world. It is a huge responsibility to take on the new role, but there are still some exciting seasons ahead – I look forward to seeing everyone on the terraces soon. “

About Maggie

Maggie Murphy is the Chief Executive Officer of Lewes FC, a non-profit, community-owned football club and the first in the world to distribute revenue equally between its male and female teams. Maggie joined the club in 2019 as general manager. She has a background in anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and human rights. For almost 6 years she held a leading role in advocacy at Transparency International, the world’s largest anti-corruption organization. She also held human rights roles at Amnesty International and Minority Rights Group International and became a BBC Expert Woman in 2017. In 2017 she helped organize Equal PlayingField’s ascent to the summit of Kilimanjaro in Tanzania with a team of 30 women from more than 20 countries in which they played a 90-minute game regulated by FIFA and successfully won a brand new Guinness Have set the world record for the highest soccer game of all time. Maggie continues to be part of the Equal Playing Field leadership team and has helped set another 3 Guinness World Records. Maggie has lived, worked (and played football) in the UK, Germany, the French West Indies, the Netherlands, Rwanda, Senegal and Tanzania. She holds a BA from Oxford University, where she led the university team, and an MSc from the London School of Economics.

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that, effective today, Maggie Murphy is the Chief Executive Officer of Lewes Football Club.

Maggie has been the general manager of the women’s side of the club for the past two years, and in that role she excelled and drove a critical change in professionalism, strategy, culture and performance. We look forward to Maggie driving the entire club forward.

Ed Ramsden, Lewes FC director, said: “We had high expectations for Maggie when she came to us in 2019 and she has surpassed each of them. She exhausts the superlatives. We are thrilled and honored that she runs the entire club. “

Maggie Murphy said, “This club is special. Therefore, with excitement, anxiety, but also persistent determination, I take on the new role as CEO. The club is not ashamed of how football can get and get better. It has ambitions that others dare not express. It welcomes those who want to feel more like “customer” or “customer”. And because of its commitment to equality, it can and will be more than the sum of its parts. The club is made up of amazing people, from players, coaches, staff, directors, volunteers and our 1,700+ owners around the world. It is a huge responsibility to take on the new role, but there are still some exciting seasons ahead – I look forward to seeing everyone on the terraces soon. “

About Maggie

Maggie Murphy is the Chief Executive Officer of Lewes FC, a non-profit, community-owned football club and the first in the world to distribute revenue equally between its male and female teams. Maggie joined the club in 2019 as general manager. She has a background in anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and human rights. For almost 6 years she held a leading role in advocacy at Transparency International, the world’s largest anti-corruption organization. She also held human rights roles at Amnesty International and Minority Rights Group International and became a BBC Expert Woman in 2017. In 2017 she helped organize Equal PlayingField’s ascent to the summit of Kilimanjaro in Tanzania with a team of 30 women from more than 20 countries in which they played a 90-minute game regulated by FIFA and successfully won a brand new Guinness Have set the world record for the highest soccer game of all time. Maggie continues to be part of the Equal Playing Field leadership team and has helped set another 3 Guinness World Records. Maggie has lived, worked (and played football) in the UK, Germany, the French West Indies, the Netherlands, Rwanda, Senegal and Tanzania. She holds a BA from Oxford University, where she led the university team, and an MSc from the London School of Economics.