Name: Karren Brady
Organisation: West Ham United
Concerns: Bidding, Legacy
Date: 23/01/2010 – present
Former Birmingham City managing director and currently Vice-Chairwoman of West Ham United, Brady is stanchly advocating and defending the West Ham bid for the stadium on the grounds of maintaining an athletics stadium. She has suggested calling the stadium "West Ham Olympic"
""To disqualify the stadium's only viable future that I know of is to make a bonfire of the dreams of thousands of people in our underprivileged area"." (The Times, 23/01/2010)