Brian Lewis is the President of the Trinidad & Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) and Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC). He has over 30 years’ experience in sports leadership. Before assuming the presidency of the TTOC, Lewis served on several committees in roles including Assistant Secretary General and Secretary General with a focus on marketing and finance.
Brian is a champion for diversity and gender equality, having launched the “Future is Female” programme under his leadership in the TTOC and his advocacy for the next president of the CANOC to be a woman.
In this episode, Brian discusses the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics because of the COVID-19 virus and the new date of the global championship. He speaks about the involvement of the National Olympic Committees and the Athletes Federation in the decision-making regarding the postponement of Tokyo 2020.
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Brian also spoke about his committee’s plans for use of technology during the staging of the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games and how it can be relevant to the younger demographic.
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