Brighton & Hove Albion chief executive Paul Barber has been appointed to The FA Council as one of the Premier League’s representatives.
The FA Council works together with The FA's board, executives, and staff to deliver an effective and professional organisation, governance and structure for English football, from grassroots right through to international football.
Albion chairman Tony Bloom commented, "I’d like to congratulate Paul on his appointment to The FA Council, which is a great honour for him and the club.
“Once again this appointment underlines his standing and credentials at the very top level of English football. On behalf of the Premier League clubs he has a responsibility to represent the professional game in helping to shape the very future of English football."
Barber, who joined Brighton in 2012, began his career in football with the The FA, and also worked for Tottenham Hotspur and Vancouver Whitecaps. He previously represented the EFL on the FA Council during the 2016/17 season.