Matt Gatward

Head of Sport@indymattgatward

Matt Gatward has been with The Independent Sports Desk, on and off, since 1998 and has been head of Independent Sport since late 2010. He has been in charge of the department's output for one World Cup, the London Olympics and a European Championships. He has been involved in many changes at The Independent, including working on the birth of the i newspaper and the move to the digital only format. He is interested in all sports - but has a soft spot for a footballer with vision and a batsman with a cover drive