Genius Sports has appointed former UK Minister for Sport and the London Olympics Sir Hugh Robertson as advisor to the company.
In his role, which he begins with immediate effect, Robertson will work with Genius Sports’ business advisory council, helping to identify strategic development opportunities and utilise his previous experience.
Before his new appointment, Robertson took on the role of Minister of Sport and the London Olympics in 2010. Following this he became Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, where he was responsible for the Middle East, North Africa and counter-terrorism.
Robertson left politics in 2015 and is currently chairman of National Lottery operator Camelot and the British Olympic Association.
“I am delighted to be taking on this new role at Genius Sports and look forward to working with the management team to build a company that is at the forefront of sports data and technology,” he said. “Now more than ever, the capture, analysis and co..