ABOUT US

The Boat Race is the most widely recognized rowing event in the world, contested by student athletes.

We at The Boat Race Company are honoured to deliver the event on their behalf. We will continue to focus on operational excellence in all aspects and showcase the event’s heritage to grow reach and appeal.

We are committed to delivering a well-organised, safe race for the students and clubs, and are working to create an inclusive, engaging experience for the local community, supporters, and the wider Boat Race family.

Our ambition is help build a better shared future and inspire others with the transformative potential of sport, while working sustainably to secure the longevity of the event.

2021 will see the 166th Men's Boat Race and the 75th Women's Boat Race.

The Boat Race Company is a company limited by Guarantee (no. 02544376) established by the Oxford and Cambridge Rowing Foundation to deliver the annual Boat Race between Cambridge University and Oxford University.

The Boat Race Company Board consists of:
Robert Gillespie – Chair
David Searle – Executive Director
Fergus Murison – Executive Director (Finance)
Fiona Morrison – Chair Oxford & Cambridge Rowing Foundation
Emma Boggis – OUWBC Board Representative
Seb Pearce – OUBC Chair
Siobhan Cassidy – CUBC Board Representative
Kieran West – CUBC Board Representative
Katharina Auer – Non-Executive Independent Board Director (Marketing, Communications)
George Gilbert – Non-Executive Independent Board Director (Chair - Race & Operations Committee)
Alison Maitland – Non-Executive Independent Board Director (Chair - Finance Committee)