Former Posh midfield man Marcus Ebdon is among the new Trustee’s of the Posh Foundation.
Posh Legend Marcus Ebdon has re-joined the club as a Trustee of Peterborough United Foundation. Ebdon, along with solicitor Navid Dean and former sports agent Karen Berkeley have joined the board of the independent charitable arm of The Posh.
Marcus is remembered fondly by Posh fans for his part in Peterborough United’s promotion season in 1991-92; memorably supplying the assisting pass for Ken Charlery’s historic last-minute winner against Stockport in the Division 3 playoff final at Wembley.
Marcus, who lives in Hampton, works as an Elite Coach at Tresham College in Northamptonshire and will be bringing his knowledge and expertise to the Foundation board on football and post-16 education programmes. Marcus also managed Spalding FC and served as the Football Development Manager at Norwich City.
Navid Dean is an experienced Solicitor having worked in private practice and as in-house Legal Counsel for large multi-nationals. He is a Director at Dean Fendi a commercial consultancy practise based in London. He brings to the board his extensive legal experience, strategic planning knowledge and experience of board level management with Vivacity Culture and Leisure.
Karen Berkley has extensive experience in the world of Disability Sport having worked as an sports agent for world-famous Paralympians. She also brings a wealth of experience in Communications and the Third Sector with wide ranging contacts and is currently employed by Peterborough City Council.
Chairman of Trustees at the Foundation, Andrew Palmer said: “The Foundation wants to increase the impact we have on the lives of people in the city and surrounding areas. To do that we need trustees with valuable skills and experience to help set our strategic direction, provide stable and diligent governance and support the staff team.
“I’m delighted to welcome Navid, Karen and Marcus to the board. They bring the kind of rich expertise that is essential for us to do the work in the community that Posh supporters want us to do. That means expanding footballing opportunities within disadvantaged communities; increasing our work with disabled players and providing excellent football-based education programmes.”