About British Wrestling
Colin Nicholson

Colin Nicholson

About Colin

Colin became Chief Executive of British Wrestling in February 2010, having previously been on secondment from AstraZeneca as interim CE from February 2009.  Before that, Colin had worked for ICI, Zeneca and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. AstraZeneca is a FTSE 100 global pharmaceutical company that discovers and sells new medicines.  Colin has worked in Sales, Marketing and Information Management.  His most recent role involved managing and sharing information across the 60,000+ staff of Astrazeneca, including operational support, governance and strategy.

Now, as Chief Executive of British Wrestling, Colin leads the Association’s staff and volunteers and is accountable for strategic development, marketing, fundraising, performance, financial management in line with the corporate philosophy.  Colin manages Operational Delivery on behalf of The British Wrestling Board

Colin has a young family, and aside from wrestling, enjoys sailing.  Colin has competed at national level in rowing and shooting.