The Board is made up of the below Directors:
Colin Graves (Chair)
Phillip Hodson (Deputy Chair)
Tanni, Baroness Grey-Thompson
The Baroness Grey-Thompson grew up in South Wales in a family that cared passionately about sport. In 1988, she competed in her first Paralympic Games, winning a bronze medal in the 400m. She subsequently competed in five Paralympic Games, winning 16 medals for Great Britain (11 gold, four silver and a bronze), and has a further 13 World Championship medals (six gold, five silver and two bronze). She also won the London Marathon six times between 1992 and 2002 and has held over 30 world records.
Following her retirement from athletics in 2007 she has continued to work in various capacities in the sport sector, where she has sat on numerous boards and charities gaining extensive experience in sports governance. Her appointments include the London Marathon Board, Chair of ukactive, Chair of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards and an academy member of the Laureus World Sport Academy.
The Baroness Grey-Thompson has spent the last 12 years working in politics on a range of issues as a life peer on the recommendation of the House of Lords Appointments Commission. In 2017, she wrote an independent Government report on Duty of Care in sport which made several recommendations about how to support and protect participants.
She was appointed to the Club’s Board in May 2022.
Leslie Ferrar worked at KPMG for nearly 30 years, running their Employment Tax business for many years, and was part of the Partner Board that ran KPMG’s global tax practice. After KPMG, Leslie spent 7 years managing the corporate services functions for Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.
Leslie has served in various non-executive roles over the past ten years, including as a member of HMRC’s Audit Committee, a member of the Council for the Economy for the Vatican, a member of the council of Durham University, as a trustee for The Princes Trust, Breast Cancer Now, the Queen’s Commonwealth Trust and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster, and as a member of the International Integrated Reporting Council. Leslie was appointed to the Club’s Board in May 2022.
Stephen Vaughan (Chief Executive Officer)
Darren Gough (Managing Director of Cricket)