Baroness Ford (Chair)
Baroness Ford is the Chairman of STV Group Plc and a Non-Executive Director of Grainger PLC and SEGRO PLC. From 2009-12, she chaired the Olympic Park Legacy Company, which successfully master-planned the Olympic Park post-Games. She is an Honorary Professor of Real Estate at Glasgow University and an Honorary Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. In 2006 Margaret was elevated to the Peerage as Baroness Ford of Cunninghame.
Funke is currently the strategic lead for The Football Association on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Funke previously held national roles for the LTA managing the network of City Tennis Clubs primarily in urban deprived areas in England. Funke is currently an LTA Councillor, nominated by the Tennis Foundation.
Nick Fuller MBE is Executive Chairman of EdComs, an award-winning educational research, publishing and communications company. Between 2007 and 2012, Nick was seconded from EdComs to work as the Head of Education for the London 2012 Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Nick is an Expert Advisor on education for the IOC, Chair of the IPC’s Education Board, and a Governor of Middlesex University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
Baroness Grey-Thompson DBE
One of Britain’s greatest athletes winning 16 Paralympic medals, Tanni still plays an active role in the administration of sport. As well as sitting in the House of Lords, she is the Vice-President of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Women’s Sport and Fitness and a member of the Board of the London Marathon. She also sits on the board of Transport for London, the London Legacy Development Corporation and is Chair of UK Active.
Barry is currently the Chief Executive of the English Federation of Disability Sport, having been appointed in May 2010. Barry is an LTA Councillor, nominated by the Tennis Foundation, representing disability tennis. He has worked in a range of roles including as Chief Executive of the East Midlands Regional Assembly and Regional Local Government Association.
Karen has over 25 years’ experience working in sports participation and is currently the Director of the Doorstep Sport Club Programme for the StreetGames UK charity. Prior to this Karen held roles at Sport England and she set up and led the Active Women Consortium which ran the award winning ‘Us Girls’ programme. Karen is an LTA Councillor representing the community tennis sector.
Cynthia Muller (Honorary Treasurer)
Cynthia joined the Tennis Foundation Board of Trustees in 2015. With 30 years of financial markets experience at JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley, she is a London based Investment Advisor to Foundations, Family Offices and Pension funds based primarily in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Greece and the Middle East. She is also a Partner and Head of the Wealth Division at Cheyne Capital, London.
James, a solicitor, is currently the Group Legal Director and Company Secretary for Taylor Wimpey PLC – one of the UK’s leading residential developers and an FTSE 100 member. Appointed to the company’s board in 2011, James is responsible for all governance, legal and compliance matters at the firm. Previously working as Group Company Secretary and General Counsel at George Wimpey PLC and having held similar roles in other sectors , James’ distinguished career has spanned over 25 years. As a long-standing member of the Taylor Wimpey Charity Committee, James is involved with the Foundations Independent Living Trust and other charities.
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