20 Questions with Sharifa Wilkinson, Major Sports Event Management Specialist.



We played '20 Questions" with Major Sports Event Specialist, Sharifa Wilkinson to learn more about the person behind the expert.


Bringing an international perspective to her experience, Sharifa has travelled all over the world, working on world class sporting events in Canada, the United States and Australia.


Sharifa has worked for the Organising Committee in the Functional Areas of Venue Management and Games Operations Planning for three international multi-sport events; The 2015 Pan/ Parapan Am Games, 2018 Commonwealth Games and 2019 Arafura Games.


Playing 20 Questions, we learnt more about her passion for major sporting events, who her role models have been, her guilty pleasures during lock-down and what life lessons she has learnt along the way.


Sharifa is also a lead teacher on The Event School London's

  • Certificate in Sports Event Management Course

  • Certificate in Festivals and Cultural Event Management Course