New Event Director Appointed

We are delighted to announce that Andy Mitchelmore has been appointed as the new Event Director for WOC 2024.

Andy said: “I’m excited to take on the Event Director role for WOC 2024 and to be working with key stakeholders and the passionate and knowledgeable members of the Orienteering community to deliver another world-class event in Scotland.

Having held strategic and operational roles in the planning and delivery of major sporting events within the UK, Ireland and the Middle East for more than 20 years; I have successfully working with National and International Federations from a range of sports, broadcasters, funding partners and sponsors.

As an Edinburgh resident for most of my life, I am proud to have previously lead the delivery of major elite and mass participation sporting events in my home city. I am looking forward to continuing my relationships with City of Edinburgh Council, Historic Environment Scotland and EventScotland, and engaging trusted local suppliers to ensure the success of WOC 2024 in the Scottish capital.”