England Basketball is pleased to announce the appointment of Gina Pendlebury as Finance Officer.

Chief Executive of England Basketball, Simon Kirkland said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Gina on board. We have appointed Gina to play a big part in the commercial evolution of England Basketball.’

Gina originates from São Paulo, Brazil and joined England Basketball at the beginning of November. Qualifing as an Accountant Technician in Brazil, Gina has gained an extensive range of accounting experience since coming to England 15 years ago. As well as working for a leading international children’s charity in London, Gina also worked for a top selling women’s magazine. She recently relocated to the West Yorkshire region and was involved with a local charity for the deaf.

‘It is a pleasure to be here and be part of this team,’ said Gina. ‘This is an exciting opportunity for me. Coming from a country where we practice sports from a very early age I am an avid sports fan and a great believer in the value of team sports for fostering the development of talent and potential of young people. Working within this team will be a rewarding challenge both professionally and personally.’

For more information contact Emily Clarke: 0113 290 0811