Head of Operations Appointed

Posted by Carissa Turner at 10:08 on 24 August 2017

Badminton Wales Statement 24 August 2017

Badminton Wales announce three time Olympian and Commonwealth Gold Medallist Kelly Aston (nee Morgan) as its new Head of Operations. Since her retirement from professional badminton in 2006, Kelly moved into teaching and then nursery development, successfully launching and building a franchise business across British International schools in Dubai.

Bringing a blend of business and badminton experience, Kelly will lead the ‘off court’ work of Badminton Wales including finance, communications, membership, and events. Kelly will take up the role in October and will be based in Badminton Wales’ office in Cardiff.

The Board are delighted to have Kelly join the team, with her operational experience and passion for badminton Kelly will be a key figure in accelerating our change programme and delivering our mission of growing the number of people playing badminton in Wales and the number of welsh players winning medals on the world stage.