IWG Secretary General

Rachel Froggatt
Secretary General, International Working Group (IWG) on Women and Sport Secretariat & Conference 2018 – 2022
Chief Executive Officer, Women in Sport Aotearoa New Zealand

Appointed IWG Secretary General and Chief Executive of its delivery agent in September 2018, Rachel brings considerable global experience to the dual role. 

A senior commercial communications strategist, over the past 18 years Rachel has collaborated with numerous international sporting bodies, including FIFA, FIA and World Rugby, as well as working extensively with many high-profile global brands and rights holders across in Formula 1 and other motorsports, football, rugby and Paralympic sport. Major clients have included Allianz (Mercedes F1; FC Bayern Munich), Shell (Ferrari F1 and Ducati MotoGP), NTT DoCoMo (Renault F1) and Ford (Champions League). Rachel also has extensive experience in grassroots communications and in the charity/CSR sector.

As IWG Secretary General, Rachel’s key responsibilities include coordinating:

As CEO of Women in Sport Aotearoa New Zealand, Rachel is responsible for delivering all aspects of its Strategic Plan and for generating income to support.

Rachel was most recently Commercial & Marketing Director for the New Zealand Paralympic Committee (Paralympics New Zealand) on both a global and local level. She led the team that developed a number of long-term partnerships with Toyota (contract – Japan), ACC, Cadbury (contract – Australia), Harvey Norman (contract – Australia), Visa (Contract – Singapore), Sanford and Tower Insurance. Rachel’s team won the 2017 New Zealand Sport & Recreation Award for Commercial Partnerships excellence and the 2016 New Zealand Not-for-Profit Marketing Award in recognition of its very successful Rio 2016 programme.

Rachel can be contacted on:

E: rachel@womeninsport.org.nz

M: +64 (0) 27 546 5836

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