We work with a small number of patrons who help shape our thinking and raise the profile of the Trust.
Anna Watkins MBE
Anna Watkins is a 2012 Olympic rowing champion and two time world champion. Brought up in Leek, Staffordshire, she began rowing at Newnham College, Cambridge where she studied Natural Sciences. She has won a medal at every major championships since 2007 including a bronze in the Beijing Olympics. She is married to Oliver and combines her sport with a PhD in Maths.
Click here to read why Anna is supporting Women’s Sport Trust.
Kelly Smith MBE
Born and raised in Watford, Kelly is the England Women’s football all-time leading goalscorer, and has reached over 100 international appearances.
Made an MBE in 2008, she has featured in the top five of the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year rankings four times in her career.
Kelly has played in 3 UEFA European championships winning a silver medal and played in 2 FIFA World Cups, she also starred at this summer’s London Olympics with team GB.
Click here to read why Kelly is supporting Women’s Sport Trust.