Neil Chugani

Senior Director, Google Inc.

Neil Chugani is a Senior Director at Google Inc and a member of the EMEA Management Groups of Google & YouTube. His previous roles have included Chief Executive Officer of British Rowing, one of the world's leading national rowing federations; Executive Director & Group CFO at BBC Worldwide; and several senior positions at Sky plc including Deputy CFO. He is also a former Financing Group & TMT banker at Goldman Sachs. He started his career started after graduating with an MA from Oxford University. He has previously been named one of Top 40 Media Executives under 40 by the Sunday Times. He is a former member of the Great Britain Rowing Team and gold medallist at the World Rowing Championships. He is a Steward and member of the Board and Committee of Management of Henley Royal Regatta, the world's pre-eminent annual rowing event. He has been Executive Director & Producer of HRR live on YouTube & BT Sport since 2015. He was appointed by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media & Sport to the Board of UK Sport, the British Government's lead strategic body for Olympic & Paralympic Sport in 2014. He is a former Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Major Events Panel.