Meet the Team

MEET THE TEAM

GLL Sport Foundation Board

Chair – Peter Bundey – GLL Deputy Managing Director

Peter has 30 years experience in the sport and leisure sector, and has worked alongside numerous sport and charitable national bodies on a range of key national and international projects. Peter has presented industry evidence to Parliamentary Select Committees at the House of Commons on the Olympic & Paralympic Games and Social Enterprise within the Public Sector.

Trustee – Mark Sesnan – GLL Managing Director

Mark is responsible for the management of GLL with a staff base of over 10,000 employees, in excess of £200 million turnover and operation of 240 facilities with over 40 operating partners.

Trustee – Jennifer Seale – GLL Development Manager

Jennifer is an integral part of GLLs business growth. She is a current GLL worker board member, elected via a democratic process to help lead and focus the direction of GLL. Jennifer has now been part of the GSF board for two years and is passionate about supporting the next generation of athletes.

Trustee – Kim Wright – Lewisham Council CEO

Kim led the delivery of a programme that will build over 2,000 council homes in Hackney. She was also “instrumental” in ensuring the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games “brought real and lasting economic and social benefits to Hackney and east London.

Trustee – Perri Shakes-Drayton – Athlete 

Having already served as a GSF Ambassador, Perri brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding from an athlete and their journey through sport. Which she and GSF Board members believe will provide much needed insight to support the development of the programme and continue to help athletes from all walks of life achieve their dreams.

GLL Sport Foundation Team

  • Name – James Jebb
  • Role  – National Manager
  • What is your favourite sport – Football / NFL / DivingJames Jebb
  • How did you get into sport – Always loved sport/physical activity studied it at school and onto University. I studied at John Moores University which is known for its work in physical activity and sport, I was lucky enough to be regularly surrounded by athletes in the laboratories. This fuelled my passion for sport.
  • What is your favourite sporting memory – Fulham FC beating Juventus in the Europa League and reaching the final in 2010. So many from past Olympics; Usain Bolt 100m 2008, Super Saturday 2012, Tom Daley’s 2017 World Championship win deserves a mention also.
  • Name – Zia Braimoh
  • Role – Admin OfficerZia Braimoh
  • What is your favourite sport – Rugby / Netball
  • How did you get into sport – PE was always my favourite subject at school, loved how it brought people together and urged them to push their bodies to the limit. Playing sports has kept me mentally and physically fit and I want to keep on spreading those positive benefits onto others.
  • What is your favourite sporting memory – Usain Bolt breaking the 100m & 200m world record in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
  • Name – Archie WilliamsArchie Williams
  • Role – Admin Assistant
  • What is your favourite sport – Football
  • How did you get into sport – Played football from the age of 3, always been passionate about watching and playing sports.
  • What is your favourite sporting memory – Southend United beating Wycombe on penalties in the 2015 league two play off final at Wembley. Equalised in the 122nd minute to take it to penalties and then Dan Bentley pulled off some amazing saves to secure us promotion.

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