Nick Perchard (The Premier League) PRESENTS – No Room For Racism

4 May 2022

Nick Perchard (The Premier League) PRESENTS – No Room For Racism

Nick Perchard, Head of Communities and Football Policy at The Premier League, is the next confirmed speaker at our 17th EFDN #Morethanfootball Conference in Liverpool on 9 & 11 May 2022.

The Premier League produces some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. The League and its clubs use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and across the world.

Nick is responsible for the Premier League’s community and wider football strategy and policy. The Premier League supports all of football, from the EFL to the school playground and everything in between. The Premier League invests 15% of its income in supporting men’s and women’s football and communities across England and Wales. Working with football partners and other stakeholders this investment has created and rejuvenated thousands of football facilities, helped millions of young people lead happier and healthier lives, and ensured that football is everyone’s game.

Nick’s work also includes working with football partners on some of the game’s key policy issues, including leading the organisation’s work on brain health. In 2016 Nick was appointed as a Trustee of the National League Trust as the Premier League’s representative and also sits on the English Football League Trust’s Board and the Football Foundation’s National Football Facilities Strategy Advisory Group.

Before joining the Premier League, Nick was CEO of Hertfordshire FA (2009-2014), and County Development Manager at Essex FA (2006-2009) where he also sat on the Board of the County Sports Partnership. His early career was spent at Watford FC’s Community Sports and Education Trust and QPR FC in the Community.  

Topics discussed:

1. The background to the PL developing the NRFR action plan.

2. NRFR in action.

3. NRFR: The challenges and one year update.