Meet the Champions Team

Meet Champions (UK) plc

With decades of collective knowhow and the vigour of youth, our team have a great balance of perspectives that never fail to deliver insight and inspiration. 

Combining the expertise from ten in-house departments, we form a unique family that specialise in a wide range of fields. From digital marketing, to event management, we create a talented team that cover all your branding needs. 

John Hayes

John Hayes

CEO

Role: I’m a huge memorabilia enthusiast, with pieces spanning everything from sport, entertainment and music.

Fun work fact: I once sponsored Johnny Herbert’s F1 car at the British Grand Prix.

Matthew Hayes

Matthew Hayes

Managing Director

Fun work fact: I am the current reigning champion of krumping at Champions Speakers

Fun non work fact: My chosen karaoke song is Angels, by Robbie Williams

David Simms

David Simms

Group Sales Director

Role: To lead the generation of profitable revenue

Dislikes: Procrastinators

Fun work fact: The weirdest ideas can sometimes be the best

Fun non work fact: I don’t really drink wine!!

Roxanna Hayes

Roxanna Hayes

Operations Director

Role: I work directly under the CEO and Managing Director, working on a variety of projects. I also manage Champions' recruitment and HR whilst running the internal operations of Champions (UK) plc.

Fun work fact: Just call me 118!!

Fun non work fact: I laugh like a hyena! Can't bake cakes to save my life….

Sophia Hayes

Sophia Hayes

Sales Director

Role: I manage the sales side of the business from magazine adverts, table sales and awards Sponsorship.

Fun work fact: The best day of my working life was when I found out the Co-op sold Sushi!

Fun non work fact: I ♥ Ronan Keating

Jack Hayes

Jack Hayes

Celebrity Manager

Role: Overseeing the after dinner department and recruiting new celebrity personalities to our portfolio.

Fun work fact: Playing imaginary golf at the BP3

Fun non work fact: I can breakdance.

Louisa Hayes

Louisa Hayes

Project Manager

Role: I’m in charge of all purchasing and selling of sporting, music and film memorabilia and experiences to companies and raising money for charities through the main and silent auctions run at events. From designing the brochure of what is to be on offer at each event, to processing payments and stock auditing. Aside from this I set up and oversee the running of events as a whole.

As well as the events and charity side I am in charge of making sure the CEO is where he should be at the time he should be…. The hardest job in the business!!!

Fun work fact: Meeting celebrities for memorabilia signings.

Fun non work fact: I play indoor cricket for England Women!

Stuart Davis

Stuart Davis

Golf Operations Manager

Role: Anything golf related!

Dislikes: Rude people, wasps!

Fun work fact: Like playing silly practical jokes on people

Fun non work fact: Beat Steve Davis at pool once

Mark Matthews

Mark Matthews

Alison Findley

Alison Findley

Account Executive

Role: Magazine Advertising Sales

Dislikes: Brussels – The vegetable not the capital of Belgium

Fun work fact: Weekend hobby years ago was working in Mobile catering – free entrance and paid to go Music Festivals – Enjoy going without working much more now though.

Fun non work fact: Made my way onto the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury

Kinjal Tandel

Kinjal Tandel

Accounts Intern

Role: To work with the MD (Matthew Hayes) and Satwant Dhillon on various projects

Dislikes: White Chocolate

Fun work fact: The only way to do great work is to love what you do

Fun non work fact: Smiling ?

Jim Little

Jim Little

Media

Role: Editor

Dislikes: Sports (not actively dislike, more that I don’t care for)

Fun work fact: My bus is always late on my way home

Fun non work fact: I take part in 12th Century Norman Historical Re-enactment for English Heritage.

Sophie Oates

Sophie Oates

Graphic Designer

Dislikes: Early mornings, spiders and people who load a dishwasher badly

Fun work fact: I enjoy anything creative, but still trying to work out what I enjoy the most!

Fun non work fact: I have helped to deliver both puppies and kittens

Jess Jones

Jess Jones

Events Executive

Role: Help run and organise the many events we do throughout the year.

Fun work fact: I used to play regional and national league basketball even though I’m 5’2

Fun non work fact: Eating!!

Tayte McCarthy

Tayte McCarthy

Trainee Finance Assistant

Dislikes: Messy Rooms, Anything that stings and Bad driving

Fun work fact: I use my own computer peripherals.

Fun non work fact: I have built multiple computers

Cam Huddlestone

Cam Huddlestone

Music and entertainment sales executive

Role: Finding a range of celebrity acts and speakers to match client’s criteria for a range of events and occasions.

Dislikes: Gin

Fun work fact: I used to compete for the midlands for Athletics & beat Aaron Lennon at Wii boxing.

Jo Foster

Jo Foster

Celebrity Administrator

Role: I work in the Celebrity team organising contracts, logistics and practicalities of events, for example travel and accommodation.

Dislikes: Slow Walkers, Tonic and Coffee.

Fun work fact: I once individually raised £12,000 for Charity.

Fun non work fact: In the Gym/Running or in the Swimming Pool.

Matt Holmes

Matt Holmes

After Dinner Sales Executive

Dislikes: Seagulls!

Fun work fact: Worked alongside Cardiac Risk in the Young, raising over £90,000 to give young adults the opportunity to be screened.

Fun non work fact: As a youngster played football for Manchester United, Crewe Alexandra and Port Vale

Tim Munton

Tim Munton

Director of Sport

Role: Develop clarity and focus around the sporting events and relationships within The Champions business. Create a dedicated channel – Champions Sport.

Dislikes: Playing golf in the rain.

Fun work fact: The week I spent driving a Nissan Micra courtesy car…

Fun non work fact: When I met my wife she had a dog called DENNIS and a horse called LILLEY and she didn’t like cricket!

Jo Baxter

Jo Baxter

Events Sales Executive

Role: Selling B2B sponsorship packages to sports, celebrity and business based companies across the UK

Dislikes: Rice pudding!

Fun work fact: Love the thrill of making the sale you thought you’d never get!

Fun non work fact: It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

Kathryn Fox

Kathryn Fox

Executive Assistant/PA

Role: PA support to Matthew, Chris, David and Tim

Dislikes: Driving, sitting in traffic and curry!

Fun work fact: make to do lists all the time

Fun non work fact: am renovating dolls house and love my cat Henry as much as my children

Lucy Berry

Lucy Berry

After dinner sales executive

Role: Matching clients with great speakers

Dislikes: Courgette

Fun work fact: Have served cocktails to Paul Rudd, Samantha Mumba and Gordon Darcy while working in Dublin

Fun non work fact: Played netball for Ireland

Fran Corby

Fran Corby

Project Executive

Role: Working as part of the awards team to run 13 regional sports and business awards.

Dislikes: The rain and traffic jams

Fun work fact: I once took home a cat which was living in the warehouse in order to re-home her – I still have the cat four years later.

Fun non work fact: With a cup of coffee, reading a book

Ross Ayling

Ross Ayling

Digital Marketing Executive

Role: To build backlinks, create content and locate outreach opportunities that will enhance the online visibility of the Champions websites.

Dislikes: Arsenal FC, pop music, snakes, Gen Z, Jesse Lingard.

Fun work fact: I have had articles featured on the Huffington Post sports section.

Fun non work fact: I’m part-related to Winston Churchill.

Melissa Orchard

Melissa Orchard

PR Account Executive

Role: Writing press releases and sourcing coverage for clients

Dislikes: Fish and people who sniff instead of blowing their nose

Fun work fact: I did a week of work experience at Champions before working here full time

Fun non work fact: I lived and worked in Belgium for a year as part of my degree

Jenny James

Jenny James

Credit Controller

Role: Credit Control

Dislikes: Grumpy People and Rap Music

Fun work fact: To be kept busy, and helping others, happy environment

Fun non work fact: Not to be kept busy and non happy enviroment

Nick Darby

Nick Darby

Music And Entertainment Sales Executive

Role: Booking all types of different acts for all kinds of occasions.

Dislikes: I am petrified of all birds and I hate mustard.

Fun work fact: Prior to working at champions I travelled the world working on cruise ships.

Fun non work fact: I once beat Olympic swimmer Mark Foster at a game of basketball.

Sivaganesh Kannan

Sivaganesh Kannan

Web Developer

Role: Build and manage websites.

Dislikes: Fish

Fun work fact: Have more than 20 tabs open at any point.

Fun non work fact: Have been awake continuously for 48 hours in a hackathon event.

Lewis Ray

Lewis Ray

After Dinner Sales Executive

Role: Recommending the perfect speaker for client's events.

Dislikes: Hot dogs & Horror films.

Fun work fact: I choreographed a successful world record attempt on an event I worked on.

Fun non work fact: I only lost the 2017 London Marathon by 1 hour and 46 minutes…

Georgia Haslam

Georgia Haslam

Social Media Apprentice

Dislikes: Getting up early on the weekends is something I certainly avoid

Fun work fact: The first time I made a cup of coffee was for a colleague, as I had never made it before I used 4 heaped teaspoons of instant coffee thinking it looked the right amount. It definitely wasn’t...

Fun non work fact: I have a very big family which includes 11 aunties

Jade Worboys

Jade Worboys

Account Executive

Role: Selling packages sponsorship packages to sports, celebrities and businesses across the UK

Dislikes: Salad

Fun work fact: Prior to working for champions I have worked as a nurse

Fun non work fact: I met santa at the real Lapland!

Milan Odedara

Milan Odedara

SEO Executive

Role: Assisting the SEO team to improve keyword rankings and traffic for all of the Champions websites.

Dislikes: Rain

Fun non work fact: I’m a diehard Liverpool football fan.

Chris Darlington

Chris Darlington

Commercial Director

Role: All sorts …… but mainly generating new business opportunities

Dislikes: People without a sense of humour

Fun work fact: Was once ( briefly ! ) a male model

Fun non work fact: Was once mistaken for Justin Timberlake ( honest ! )

Abigail Varey

Abigail Varey

Administrator Assistant Apprentice

Role: General Admin, Invoicing, Contracts

Dislikes: Cats, Red Wine and Kale

Fun work fact: I Began Working (Unofficially) As a Babysitter When I Was 12

Fun non work fact: Spent Half of My Life Living in Loughborough and The Other Half In Copenhagen

Steve Hall

Steve Hall

Communications Director

Role: Communications Director

Dislikes: Lateness, vagueness

Fun work fact: I once ended up head first in a waste paper basket!

Fun non work fact: I was a black belt kick-boxer

Monique Turi-Vincent

Monique Turi-Vincent

Accounts Assistant

Role: To assist Satwant

Dislikes: Cricket / Golf / Loud noise at work

Fun work fact: Boring to some, but challenges

Fun non work fact: In a playground with my daughter

Aman Dhesi

Aman Dhesi

Project Executive

Role: Organising awards that Champions hosts throughout the year

Dislikes: The noise of street cleaner vehicles

Fun work fact: I got offered the job the day before my Birthday

Fun non work fact: in 2017 I visited 5 different countries

Kate Matthews

Kate Matthews

Music and Entertainment Executive

Role: Researching and booking celebrity acts for a variety of events and occasions

Dislikes: Pop-socks, Aubergine parmigiana, trampolining

Fun work fact: Prior to working for Champions, I worked in the music festival industry

Fun non work fact: I have a bucket list, which includes climbing Mount Everest

Serena Murphy

Serena Murphy

After Dinner Sales Executive

Role: Organising celebrities – from sports stars to politicians

Dislikes: Rainy Days

Fun work fact: Prior to working at Champions I have worked as a Thomson holiday rep.

Fun non work fact: I spent a number of months living in Crete, now I always have to say “Yamas” when I have a drink.

Kirsty West

Kirsty West

Events Executive

Role: Assisting for Events

Dislikes: Slow walkers, spiders and feet!

Fun work fact: I’ve spent the past two summers working at a sleepaway camp in America that is identical to the camp in Parent Trap.

Fun non work fact: I danced competitively for over 10 years!

Amber hardy

Amber hardy

Social Media Apprentice

Role: Creating and sharing content for both internal and external social media accounts

Dislikes: Bananas, spiders and chocolate cake

Fun work fact: Before Champions, I worked part-time at Tesco for 3 years!

Fun non work fact: I gained a black belt in Tae-Kwon Do when I was 13, but I stopped training after that!!

Eleanor Cairns

Eleanor Cairns

Events Executive

Role: Helping the Event team

Dislikes: PIGEONS

Fun work fact: I joined Champions on the same week as my 18th birthday

Fun non work fact: I am a 3rd Dan Black Belt in Kickboxing

Satwant Dhillon

Satwant Dhillon

Financial Controller

Role: Compiling the management accounts for the business, managing the balance sheet, providing information to the management team on profitability.

Dislikes: Reality Shows, Creepy Crawlies

Fun work fact: Never far from the biscuit tin…..

Fun non work fact: Once stalked David Beckham round Singapore, also love superhero movies

Sophia Jelaca

Sophia Jelaca

Account Executive

Role: Selling B2B sponsorship packages to sports, celebrity and business-based companies across the UK

Dislikes: Spiders, insects & feeling cold

Fun work fact: Prior to working at Champions I worked in construction sales

Fun non work fact: I love watching crime & investigation and plastic surgery documentaries

Amber Senior

Amber Senior

Marketing Account Executive

Dislikes: Carrots (yuk!)

Fun work fact: I love creative marketing and I’m obsessed with stationary especially if it’s pink/bright or holographic

Fun non work fact: I used to play for Man City Ladies Football Club

Hugh Cafferky

Hugh Cafferky

Account Executive

Role: Selling B2B sponsorship packages to sports, celebrity and business based companies across the UK.

Dislikes: Wasting time.

Fun work fact: It is all about working up to those champagne moments!

Fun non work fact: Coaching tennis to my son. He laughs. I love it. He now makes me run a lot more. He laughs more. Sometimes simple is perfect.

Daniel Kevan

Daniel Kevan

PPC Specialist

Dislikes: Lack of organisation, unwillingness to learn, port vale.

Fun work fact: Google made $95.38 billion USD in 2017 from Advertising.

Fun non work fact: I’ve been on TV 3 times in my life

Abbie Shiels

Abbie Shiels

After Dinner Sales Executive

Role: Appointing the right celebrity to suit our clients function or event.

Dislikes: Anything that buzzes e.g. wasps/bees/flies and running.

Fun work fact: Prior to Champions I was British Airways Cabin Crew.

Fun non work fact: I once dropped a cup of tea on Kit Harington.

Ewen Lewis

Ewen Lewis

Senior Designer

Role: I'm part of the Creative Team at Champions (UK) plc, working closely with Sarah Pearson, the Marketing Manager. I am responsible for developing creative ideas, seeing them from conception to completion.

Fun work fact: I joined Champions on Valentine’s Day!

Fun non work fact: I started playing drums at the age of 7½! With over 30 years’ experience, I have played for many local Leicester bands and Orchestras.

Benny Lawrence

Benny Lawrence

Senior Talent Manager

Role: I work in the Celebrity PR department. As part of my role, I manage the Celebrity PR team and look after a number of celebrity clients. This work involves sourcing new brand relationships with my celebrities as well as relevant media profile work.

Fun work fact: When working at the British Par 3 Championship I got Peter Schmeichel to call my Dad (who is a life long Manchester United fan) at 2am in the morning to wish him a Happy Birthday, now that’s a what I call a good birthday wake up call!

Fun non work fact: I’m half French and can speak the language fluently.

Amelia Neate

Amelia Neate

Senior Talent Executive

Role: I work in the Celebrity Management department helping to manage a number of celebrities we look after, such as Neil Back MBE, Jean-Christophe Novelli and Gail Emms. This involves booking and overseeing various media, event and brand ambassadorial engagements.

Fun work fact: Work is serious, not fun, unless you sit next to Lloyd Bailey!!

Fun non work fact: My two loves in life are playing lacrosse and visiting America.

Claire Catlow

Claire Catlow

Head of PR

Dislikes: Dark winter mornings, grumpy people (though my husband might say I am one…)

Fun work fact: I’ve met David Hasselhoff, Ringo Starr and Prince Charles – but not all at the same time!

Fun non work fact: Supporting my family through the tribulations of being Nottingham Forest fans.

rebecca edwards

Rebecca Edwards

Digital Marketing Copywriter & SEO Executive

Role: To assist the SEO team in optimizing websites to improve traffic levels, rankings and the overall user experience. I also produce optimized copy for the digital team.

Dislikes: Pigeons.

Fun work fact: I can take shorthand notes at 100wpm.

Fun non work fact: I once interviewed Sandi Toksvig and John McCarthy.

Victoria Marconetto-Tyson

Victoria Marconetto-Tyson

Senior Talent Manager

Role: I manage the Celebrity Management department as a whole and represent a number of our sole managed clients. This includes securing them work within the media, personal appearances, brand work and looking after their PR.

Fun work fact: I started the entire PR department from scratch, with MD, Matt when I joined in 2009.

Fun non work fact: I once gatecrashed Snoop Dogg’s after party and managed to steal a bottle of vintage Dom P which is still in my cupboard at home..!

Emma Richardson

Emma Richardson

Celebrity Social Media Apprentice

Role: Working with and assisting Amy.

Dislikes: Being cold and housework.

Fun work fact: I have just finished working at Birds Bakery, after two years, to come and work here!!

Fun non work fact: I spend a lot of my free time on social media, as I love celebrity gossip

Tatenda Chuma

Tatenda Chuma

Frontend and App Developer

Role: Frontend and Mobile developer

Dislikes: Salt

Amy Coleman

Amy Coleman

Digital Communications Manager

Role: I’m currently working across the social media platforms that Champions Speakers runs, as well as various other corporate/consumer clients.

Fun work fact: I have most recently changed careers, from working at a pharmacy to digital marketing & social media.

Fun non work fact: I write my very own beauty blog, where I constantly display stunning pictures of my nails!

Frankie Sparano

Frankie Sparano

Marketing Manager

Role: Assisting the team on all account management tasks, anything from gaining print quotes from suppliers, liaising with clients, reviewing suppliers and maintaining quality control to keeping on top of the invoicing.

Fun non work fact: I’ve got two budgies called Eric and Ernie who I’m trying to teach how to speak!

Kristian Goodeve

Kristian Goodeve

Senior Designer

Role: Design and create all printed and electronic visual media for all of Champions events and clients.

Fun work fact: Did a photoshoot with Evander Holyfield

Fun non work fact: Lived and worked in Arizona, America for 11 years

Terri Burton

Terri Burton

Senior Creative Designer

Role: Working with the Creative Team on various Graphic Design projects for Champions Speakers and their clients.

Fun work fact: My first week at Champions I got to meet Peter Shilton and Bill Roache. Ekk ?

Fun non work fact: I love canvas painting, crafting, illustrating and keeping fit.

Ross Barker

Ross Barker

SEO Junior

Role: Assisting the team to improve traffic and rankings throughout all the Champions websites.

Dislikes: Non-moving traffic.

Fun non work fact: Took part in an Ultra White Collar Boxing match for Cancer Research!

Claire Marlow

Claire Marlow

PR Account Manager

Role: Doing a bit of everything PR and Digital!

Fun work fact: I used to work with Leicester City Football Club!

Fun non work fact: I love all sports

Ashleigh Kerr

Ashleigh Kerr

Senior Events & Golf Manager

Role: I work in the events department. I help to organise and set up the events, dealing with all aspects including guest communication and admin.

Fun work fact: I joined the company the week of my hen do, and my birthday was the week after!

Fun non work fact: I enjoy a bit of dancing in the kitchen on a Friday night.

Annie Taylor

Annie Taylor

Graphic Designer

Dislikes: Spiders

Scott Skerritt

Scott Skerritt

SEO Apprentice

Role: Assisting the SEO team to improve traffic and rankings across all of the Champions websites.

Dislikes: Cold weather & traffic.

Fun work fact: I only started a few weeks ago, so a bit too early to say…yet!

Fun non work fact: My birthday is on Star Wars day (May the fourth be with you).

Grace Golden

Grace Golden

Business Development Executive

Role: Generating new business leads with a focus on digital marketing. My role includes informing new and existing clients about the key areas at Champions UK plc.

Dislikes: Rain and coat-hangers

Fun work fact: I enjoy arranging cakes sales or events to help raise money for charity

Fun non work fact: I’m going to be my brother’s best man at his wedding this year!

Beth

Beth Smithard

Celebrity Executive

Role: I work in the Celebrity and Talent management department at Champions, working with brands and our celebrities to create successful partnerships for media work, endorsement deals, PR campaigns and personal appearances. I also work with brands to outsource celebrity talent and social media influencers using our vast database of contacts and networking!

Dislikes: People who cook their cats

Fun work fact: I occasionally burst into song and I am not a talented singer

Fun non work fact: I’m a Channel 4’s Couple Come Dine with Me Winner and named my courses after celebrities

Van Duong

Van Duong

Web Developer

Role: Web Development

Dislikes: Rain.

Fun non work fact: 5 a side football tournament champion.

Izzy

Isabelle Lee

After Dinner Sales Executive

Role: Recommending the perfect speaker for a client’s event.

Dislikes: Bad weather and having to wear high heels.

Fun work fact: Prior to working at Champions I have worked as a Thomson holiday rep.

Fun non work fact: I’ve played every sport you can think of from cricket to volleyball

Devon Coverdale

Devon Coverdale

Project Executive

Role: Helping the girls in the events department run the many awards hosted throughout the year!

Dislikes: Karaoke and Kitten heels.

Fun non work fact: I’m a cheerleader!

Becky Hales

Becky Hales

Talent Executive Copywriter

Role: I produce a variety of content for online websites, brochures, articles and blogs. A lot of proof reading is involved too!

Fun work fact: Champions was my first job after graduating from University.

Fun non work fact: I am often at vintage car events, racing against others up muddy hills in cars from the 1920s.

Geoff Sanders

Geoff Sanders

Alan Warner

Alan Warner

Music & Entertainment Manager

Fun work fact: Joined a company where we are all under 35 ………………… ish

Fun non work fact: The Champion of Table Tennis in my house, beating all Grand-Kids under 10 and Oldies over 60

Chris Sutton

Chris Sutton

SEO Copywriter

Role: Writing copy for the music and entertainment sector of the Champions brand.

Dislikes: When the maintenance lights come on in my car.

Fun work fact: I once to crossed the river in my kayak to cut twenty minutes from my work commute.

Joris Girdzijauskas

Joris Girdzijauskas

Web Developer

Role: Making websites - the way they're structured, the way they function and the way they look. Also the odd bit of techy problem solving anywhere in the office.

Dislikes: Disorganisation and crowded places, unless there's awesome music I love on

Fun work fact: Someone put my surname twice in my work e-mail...

Fun non work fact: Anytime someone says a math question out loud and I hear it, I have to solve it in my head

Liam Creek

Liam Creek

Graphic Designer

Role: Designing various things for print and web using a range of programmes as well as hand drawn artwork when required.

Fun work fact: Love a good Southampton sob story with music supplied by Jamie!

Fun non work fact: Went to school with Manu Tuilagi.

Luke Vials

Luke Vials

Copywriter

Role: I hosted a weekly sports radio show for a year.

Dislikes: Controversial but snow and sand!

Fun work fact: This is my first job since graduating from the University of Lincoln with a Journalism degree.

Adam Pendleton

Adam Pendleton

Junior Web Developer

Role: Helping the Web Development team create and manage all web content.

Dislikes: Peanuts and bees.

Fun work fact: In my last job I was really good at latte art.

Fun non work fact: A few years ago I went backpacking in Asia and got stuck in Bali for a week with no money.

Richard Padmore

Richard Padmore

Senior Copywriter

Role: Massively varied and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Concept and brand creation, sport, politics and finance ghost-writing, thought pieces on pretty much anything, editorial, advertorial, digital, TV, radio and video. You name it. Oh, and I’m heavily involved in our own business development efforts. Which is nice.

Dislikes: Plasticine, Clarkson, the majority of cheeses and unnecessary fuss.

Fun work fact: I’m functionally illiterate but nobody’s quite clocked on to it yet. Mum’s the word, eh . . . . .

Fun non work fact: My scrambled eggs are better than yours.

Rachel Roarke

Rachel Roarke

Music & Entertainment Sales Executive

Role: I book celebrity acts and speakers from the world of sports, music and entertainment for a variety of events whether it be corporate, civic, charitable or private.

Fun work fact: Offers entertainment and humour along with daily duties.

Fun non work fact: I eat all things chocolate except if it’s covering nuts. Is nuts…

Cat Mitchell

Cat Mitchell

Celebrity Sales Manager

Role: I book celebrity speakers for a variety of events including Sports Dinners, Awards Ceremonies, Schools and Charity Events. I’m always on the phone talking to different celebrities and clients every day!

Fun work fact: I feel like Britney Spears when I have my headset on…and I love it!

Fun non work fact: When I was younger I played Cossette in the West End musical Les Miserables and have loved watching and being in Musical Theatre ever since!

Sunita Mistry

Sunita Mistry

Celebrity Bookkeeper

Role: I work on the accounts of some of our celebrities.

Fun work fact: My desk may look cluttered to everyone else but it is order to me.

Fun non work fact: I dressed up as Minnie Mouse for a hen party one night. I cannot remember anything about the night apart from waking up the next day without a tail on my outfit??

Charlotte Davie

Charlotte Davie

After Dinner Administrator

Role: My main duties are to assist Jack, the Celebrity Manager for Champions. Administering and supporting the department along with maintaining records, sending out contracts and invoicing.

Fun work fact: I only started Jan 2015, a little too early to have one. I will come back to you!

Fun non work fact: I got proposed to with a padlock instead of ring!

Catherine Goss

Catherine Goss

Office Manager

Role: As office manager, my role involves all elements of the logistics of the running of the company. I work alongside the MD, Matt Hayes, dealing with all aspects of the business. My role also includes the running and organisation of the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship for Sky Sports.

Fun work fact: I let my Leicester City obsession spill over into the office and I’m often seen debating football with the boys.

Fun non work fact: I enjoy baking and I often provide goodies for the office!!

Sharon Sparano

Sharon Sparano

Accounts Manager

Role: I oversee the Accounts department at Champions Speakers. This is split between Champions Accounts and Celebrity Client Accounts.

Fun work fact: I enjoy working in a lively always changing Company, and the variety this gives my role.

Fun non work fact: I enjoy going on Holiday to Zante where I would love to buy a house in the future.

Peter Baker

Peter Baker

Sports Management