Iain Edmondson - Host City speaker

Iain Edmondson

Position: Director, Legacy Delivery Ltd; Director, International Association of Event Hosts (IAEH)

Iain is a founding director of IAEH, created to help not-for-profit organisations generate the best possible ROI from major events. In 2018 he led the development of Event Impact Standards to provide guidance for measuring the impact of events and contributing to global sustainable development goals.

From his role in the bid, to 10 years leading the Major Events team at London & Partners, Iain played a key role in delivering legacy from the London 2012. Before this, he delivered several PPP projects for new sports facilities and events.

Iain now specialises in strategic leadership for public authorities, rights-owners, venues and sponsors of major sporting and cultural events seeking to identify, evaluate and deliver a meaningful legacy.

Iain has an MBA from the University of Cambridge and is a Trustee of the London Youth Rowing charity. He has a passion for participating in sport, from the Henley Royal Regatta to the London Marathon, RideLondon and World Triathlon Series.