Bob Howden OBE has been a British Cycling member for 43 years and a board member of British Cycling across a period of 13 years.
He is chair of the federation commission and he has been the chair of the Yorkshire region since its inception in 2001.
Bob raced for 24 years and was a former junior division road champion, representing West Yorkshire at senior level.
Bob was founder and Chair of the Yorkshire Festival of Cycling, he organised the British Cycling National Road Championships in 2005, 2008 and 2012 and the annual Ryedale Grand Prix Premier Calendar Road Race between those years.
He is a national level road commissaire.
Bob is owner and managing director of Ongoing Developments, a group of companies that includes Grass Concrete Limited the inventors and worldwide providers of the Grasscrete paving system.