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Research Strategy Advisor

Michael Bourne

Performance Director, LTA

Performance Director, Lawn Tennis Association / Non-Executive Director, Elite Sport and Anti-Doping, England Netball

  • Michael Bourne joined the LTA as Performance Director in October 2020, and oversees the development and delivery of the performance strategy for the LTA.


    Michael has extensive experience of elite performance programmes and player development from across a wide range of sports. Prior to the LTA, he spent 6 years at UK Sport, undertaking a number of roles, including a period as Director of Performance, which included oversight of investment into Olympic and Paralympic sports in the UK. Whilst there, he was also responsible for the performance functions supporting elite athlete preparations towards the Games.

    His career has also seen him work for the English Institute of Sport, and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Michael is currently a non-executive director for England Netball.