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Adam is responsible for financial and management accounting, VAT, Gift Aid, payroll, governance and IT strategy. He joined SportsAid in 2018 and has been in the charity sector for over two decades with roles at ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and Parkinson’s UK.
Alice returned to SportsAid in 2015 after leaving the charity in 2010 to work for the Youth Sport Trust. She delivers the Backing The Best programme on behalf of Sport England. She is also the Lead Safeguarding Officer for SportsAid.
Fiona joined SportsAid in 2019 and is the main contact for the charity's currently supported athletes. She maintains regular communication to keep updated on their progress. She also plays a key role as the primary lead for managing individual and team fundraisers.
Chantell is responsible for developing and implementing SportsAid's fundraising strategy to generate income to support young athletes. She joined in 2019 and previously worked at the East End Community Foundation, LandAid and the Charities Aid Foundation.
Graham joined SportsAid in 2005 having previously worked at Saracens Rugby Club and the Tour of Britain. He is responsible for the charity's corporate partnerships and fundraising, and marketing and promotional initiatives with SportsAid's alumni.
Jan joined the team in 2005 and works primarily on finance and administration for SportsAid and the Sport England Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS). She is a Lead Equality Officer for SportsAid and helps support the delivery of events for the charity.
Adam is responsible for managing and developing the process of athlete nominations by the National Governing Bodies (NGBs) and the subsequent allocation of SportsAid awards. He joined the charity in 2019 and previously worked at British Swimming.
Richard joined SportsAid from Kick It Out, football's equality and inclusion organisation, in 2015. He manages all of the charity's communications including its website, social media platforms, newsletters, branding, public relations and marketing materials.
Tim has more than 25 years of experience of working in sports management. He joined SportsAid in 2004 after a long spell as Managing Director at Saracens Rugby Club. Tim's role is to lead the team and the charity in helping talented young sports people.
Tomos joined SportsAid in 2020 and is responsible for corporate fundraising. He worked for the Campaign for National Parks as Fundraising and Partnerships Officer in his previous role. Prior to that, he was an Election Organiser for the Liberal Democrats.
Heather is the Director of Marketing and Communications at the English National Ballet. She previously held positions at the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, the Natural History Museum and the National Theatre. She has worked as a consultant for the Talawa Theatre Company among others.
Penny is the SVP, CMO for ViacomCBS UK and was formerly Head of Consumer Communications at Vodafone UK. She joined Viacom as VP, Director of Marketing for Comedy Central in 2013. Her role expanded to include MTV UK, Comedy Central and Paramount before moving within Viacom to Channel 5 in 2018, and now onto her current position.
David is a former Great Britain hockey player who won gold at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games. He became Performance Director of England and Great Britain Hockey in 2009 before moving to Millfield School as Director of Sport in 2012. He was recently appointed the Head of Women's Performance by The Football Association.
Ian is Managing Director of DOCIAsport. He is Chair of SportsAid's National Awards Committee and the charity's Backing The Best awards panel. Ian was previously Chief Executive Officer of the British Athletes Commission, a Non-Executive Director of British Triathlon, and a member of the Management Board for Sport Resolutions.
Ama is a former captain of the England Netball team who led her country to a gold medal at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. She has been capped 100 times for the Roses and currently plies her trade for Severn Stars. She is also a qualified lawyer and a board member at Commonwealth Games England.
Michelle is an award-winning consultant, educator, strategist and former athlete. She has worked with a diverse client base including the Commonwealth Games Federation, UNICEF UK, the Black Cultural Archives and Premier League football clubs. She is an Inclusion Advisor to the Women’s Sport Trust and a trustee of the Runnymede Trust.
Mike is Group HR Director for the National Grid. He is responsible for setting and delivering the global HR agenda in line with its commercial strategy. Prior to joining National Grid, Mike worked for Diageo plc in a number of senior HR roles. He sits on the Board of Centrepoint and was also a member of the London Skills and Employment Board.
Richard is CEO of Hogarth Worldwide - the world's leading marketing implementation company. Prior to this, he was CEO of Gyro, a business to business marketing agency. Richard is also Chair of Governors of Ernest Bevin College in south London, which is a specialist in sports, maths and computing, rated as outstanding by Ofsted.
Ronnie has extensive experience in the commercial sector of leading blue chip companies, such as Barclays and American Express, in financial services. He is now focused on non-commercial activities and manages volunteering activities at Brighton and Hove City Athletics Club. He was previously a British taekwondo champion.