Ed Shuttleworth, formerly General Manager for Amateur Cricket in New Zealand, will take up the reins at ICC Europe CricketEurope understands.

Shuttleworth will take over the role of Regional Development Manager for Europe from Nick Pink, who left ICC Europe after four years in the role to take up a position as Chief Executive of England Golf.

Kent-born Shuttleworth, 35, held the post of Nelson Cricket Association's general manager prior to joining NZC, and has worked in sports management for nearly a decade.