The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) is delighted to announce Ryan Brathwaite as the
new Regional Development Manager for the Caribbean and Americas regions.
Ryan, who is joining the CGF via a part time secondment supported by Commonwealth Games
Barbados, will play a key role in providing operational and strategic support across all areas of
the development programme.
Ryan has held a number of key positions at Commonwealth Games Barbados, including Senior
Operations Officer. He has previously worked with leading London-based international relations
and communications agency Jon Tibbs Associates (JTA). He is also a graduate of the Russian
International Olympic University in Sochi as well as the University of the West Indies.
CGF President Dame Louise Martin DBE said: “I am delighted to have Ryan joining us as
Regional Development Manager for the Caribbean and Americas regions.
He will play a key role in helping to strengthen the impact of the Commonwealth Sport
Movement in the region and I would like to thank Commonwealth Games Barbados for their
work in supporting this new role.”
Commonwealth Games Barbados President Sandra Osborne QC said: “I have no doubt that
Ryan will prove a real asset to the CGF and we are proud to support him in taking up this new
It is very important that the Caribbean and Americas regions continue to be an influential voice
throughout the Commonwealth, and Ryan will play a big part in helping to enable this.”
Ryan Brathwaite said: “I am extremely elated and humbled to be joining the CGF family. It is a
tremendous opportunity to work with such diverse sporting professionals who are committed to
advancing the Commonwealth Sport Movement.
“I look forward to my dual role at the BOA and working in partnership throughout the Caribbean
and the Americas with all CGAs to deliver the development and capacity building initiatives of
the CGF towards achieving the goals as outlined in the Transformation 2022 Strategy.”