Troy Townsend is Kick It Out’s, football’s equality and inclusion campaign, head of development. Troy’s main responsibilities are the production and delivery of the organisations educational programmes into the professional academy structure, which includes players, staff and parents.
Troy also leads on the successful Raise Your Game Series of events. Kick It Out’s mentoring programme, which has seen hundreds of industry professionals provide mentoring, guidance and placement opportunities to those seeking meaningful employment in the game.
A lead spokesperson on media requests regarding discrimination in football. Troy has received recognition for his personal continued fight against discrimination.