Michael Watt

Michael Watt - Chairperson

Michael was appointed Chairperson of Badminton Ireland at the AGM in August 2020.

He was Vice-Chair of the Board since 2016 with a previous 2 year stint as CEO.

He is presently an Independent Financial Adviser within Watt Financial Planning.

Previous Board experience includes Badminton Great Britain Ltd 2003 – 2016,  overseeing Badminton in GB focussing on the Olympic preparation and policies.  He was also Chairperson of Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Sports Forum 2013-2017 which is a representative Sports body to develop performance sport in the Council area. 

Previous Badminton experience includes 90 Ireland caps, 9 times All-Ireland senior singles champion, represented N Ireland in Commonwealth Games in Canada1994 and Kuala Lumpur 1998 and winner of Gold medal in European over 45 men’s singles championships 2010.