Ruaidhri is currently Head of Procurement and Sustainability at The English Football Association (also incorporating Wembley National Stadium and St George’s Park). He has run Procurement at The FA since 2017 and took over Sustainability in January 2023. In July this year, The FA launched their Sustainability strategy for the period 2023-28, entitled Playing For The Future. Wembley is an ISO20121 accredited venue, and The FA is signatory to the UN S4CA framework. This year for the first time, The FA is including Climate-Related Financial Disclosures within its annual reporting.
He is a Procurement professional by background, with 15 years spent in previous roles both within sport (London 2012, Rugby World Cup 2015) and in other industries (Deloitte, Sainsbury’s). He also sits on the Board of the FA pension scheme as a member-nominated trustee.