Joseph Lyons

Board member

Joseph Lyons has over 15 years’ experience working across the community sports sector, providing successful leadership and applying core values of community engagement to pioneer and create influential partnerships and projects.

Since joining the West Ham United Foundation in June 2013, he has delivered an innovative approach to inspire better futures for all, particularly focusing on health, education and inclusion and breaking down social barriers for young people to achieve.

Joseph’s work across East London has been an example of his multi-layered approach to building meaningful collaborations in order to tackle local need and utilise the power of elite sport for social good.

With a strong understanding of the effect football has on attitudes towards learning and community engagement, Joseph has developed a number of award-winning sport-based projects in order to create environments for communities that ultimately aim to drive equality and create life-changing opportunities.

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