Paul Elliott, Milestone's (LON:MSG) Sports and Corporate Social Responsibility Ambassador, has been appointed to a couple of boards by the Football Association.
The former Charlton Athletic, Luton Town and Chelsea footballer has been appointed by the Football Association (FA) as a member of the inclusivity advisory board and as an FA Council Board Member, Milestone revealed.
He has also been appointed UEFA International Diversity Ambassador and FIFPRO Players Global Diversity Ambassador.
A long-time supporter of Milestone, Elliott's role is to promote the company's community and sports-based initiatives to potential partners; he is also a Trustee for the Milestone Charitable Foundation, promoting its work in youth engagement.
“His work towards diversity and inclusion internationally complements his work on Milestone's Passion Project,” said Deborah White, chief executive of the digital media and technology solutions provider.
“These appointments will allow Paul to extend the Passion Project's message of engagement to an even greater network of key influencers in the international sporting arena," she added.
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