Chris Paouros is a charity and business leader with 20 years of experience in start-ups and SMEs, and a specialism in growing small businesses on a global scale. She is an expert in organisational development and programme delivery through careful planning and budgeting and working alongside senior leaders to ensure the day-to-day smooth running of any organisation. Chris is also a Trustee of Just Like Us, Non-Executive Director of Leaders Unlocked, a Director of the Women’s Equality Party and has recently been appointed to the FA’s Inclusion Advisory Board.
Chris is a lifelong Spurs supporter who believes football can be a positive force in social and cultural transformation. Through her work at the FA, as Co-Chair of Proud Lilywhites (the official Tottenham Hotspur LGBT+ Supporters Association), collaborator with Kick it Out, Fans for Diversity Guidance Group member and member of Women in Football is part of a movement seeking to rid football of discrimination in all its forms and make the game diverse, inclusive and equal.