Information about British Cycling's executive leadership team.
Brian Facer – CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Brian Facer has been British Cycling CEO since January 2021, joining the organisation from London Irish rugby union club, where he was also CEO. Prior to that he fulfilled the role of commercial director at Northampton Saints rugby union club, and he also has experience as a non-executive director across a number of national organisations.
Brian is a member of Daventry CC and a keen cyclist, who has previously enjoyed mountain biking across the Alps and completing a number of Etapes du Tour.
Stephen Park – GREAT BRITAIN CYCLING TEAM PERFORMANCE DIRECTOR
British Cycling announced the appointment of Stephen Park OBE as the Great Britain Cycling Team’s performance director in December 2016. Stephen began working for British Cycling in April 2017, attending the 2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong as his first major event with the team.
Stephen had been the Royal Yachting Association’s Olympic manager for the previous 15 years, with Britain’s world-beating sailors amassing 23 Olympic and Paralympic medals during his time at the helm.
Rod Findlay – INTEGRITY AND COMPLIANCE DIRECTOR
Rod joined British Cycling in 2018 from England Golf, where he was Director of Business and Legal Services. In his current role, he is responsible for ensuring that British Cycling’s compliance, governance and legal procedures are as strong as possible.
In light of British Cycling’s recent organisational restructure, Findlay ensures that the organisation meets best practice standards of governance and that stronger support is provided to the regions. He also oversees the organisation’s risk management, safeguarding and anti-doping policies, and works with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) as part of a ground-breaking partnership between the two organisations.
His role also encompasses athlete support, ensuring that the Great Britain Cycling Team has the resource and support it needs to look after its riders.
Danielle Every – CYCLING DELIVERY DIRECTOR
Danielle– who joined from Pentathlon GB, where she was Chief Executive, in 2018 - leads on excellence in the delivery of the organisation’s programmes and events, across recreation, sport and talent.
She previously spent over a decade at the Football Association, in areas including coaching, learning and elite youth development which culminated in leading the build of St George's Park. She took over as Pentathlon GB Chief Executive in February 2016 in the run up to the Rio Olympic Games, playing a key role in ensuring that the governing body continued to receive National Lottery funding through UK Sport for the Tokyo Olympic cycle as well as launching the Laser Run, a new format of the sport.