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Ed Smith is renowned thinker on the history and culture of sport and leadership.

He is Co-Founder and Director of the Institute of Sports Humanities.

He has written four books, including What Sport Tells Us About Life (Penguin, 2008).

He played cricket for Kent, Middlesex and England and was Chief Selector for England cricket from 2018 to 2021, a period of unprecedented success for England’s men’s teams.

Ed is a Contributing Writer for the New Statesman.

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