Giles Clarke      

Full name Charles Giles Clarke

Born May 29, 1953, Bristol

Current age 64 years 198 days

Education Rugby; Oriel College, Oxford

Charles Giles Clarke
Profile

In 2007 Giles Clarke became David Morgan's successor as chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, after defeating the former Surrey chairman and ECB deputy, Michael Soper, in a election that had to go to a second ballot after the first poll was tied at nine votes each. In 2012 he earned re-election for a third term which will keep him in the role until at least 2015.

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Timeline
    • 2002-2007: Clarke is appointed chairman of Somerset CCC

    • 2004: Appointed chairman of ECB's Marketing Advisory Committee in 2004, leading the ECB's broadcast rights negotiations in 2004, 2008 and 2012

    • December 2004: The ECB announce new broadcast deal worth around £220m (an increase of 10% on the previous deal) covering the period 2006-2009 and ensuring exclusive live coverage for BskyB of all home domestic and international cricket. The deal also ended the age where English cricket had been available on free-to-view on television stretching back, with one or two breaks, to 1938

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Sep 11, 2017

Najam Sethi and Giles Clarke address the media, Lahore, September 11, 2017

Najam Sethi and Giles Clarke address the media

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Feb 4, 2017

Giles Clarke and Shashank Manohar were in attendance at the ICC Board meeting, Dubai, February 4, 2017

Giles Clarke and Shashank Manohar were in attendance at the ICC Board meeting

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Jan 28, 2017

Giles Clarke, who had been tasked with exploring ways to boost the PCB's finances, has a chat with PCB COO Subhan Ahmed on arrival in Pakistan, Lahore, January 28, 2017

Giles Clarke, who had been tasked with exploring ways to boost the PCB's finances, arrives in Pakistan

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Notes

Awarded the CBE in December 2011