Rachel joined the Board on 26 September 2018 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. She is Chair of the Audit Committee, a member of the Board Nominations Committee and the Board Inclusion & Diversity Champion providing Board oversight on the implementation of the LTA’s Inclusion and Diversity strategy.
Rachel was a partner at KPMG where she served as a member of the firm’s global management team for eight years as the global Head of People, Performance and Culture. She was also the executive responsible for global internal and external communications. Rachel is an independent Non-Executive director of both UK Sport and Somerset County Cricket Club. She is the Chair of Minds@Work and is an avid tennis supporter.
Sara joined the Board in June 2018 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. She's also Chair of the Remuneration Committee and sits on The Championships’ Committee of Management.
Sara is a multi award-winning marketer who has worked across a number of industries. Most recently she was the Chief Product and Marketing Officer for Nationwide Building Society. She's a keen tennis fan who joined the LTA Board to help ‘open up’ the game.
Sanjay joined the Board on 1 August 2021 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is a member of the Audit Committee.
Sanjay has a portfolio career as a board member, business adviser and charity trustee. Sanjay is Chair of the Satellite Applications Catapult which seeks to catalyse innovation in the UK space industry and advises a number of businesses on innovation and growth strategies embracing disruptive technology.
Sanjay's experienced in driving cultural change through equality, diversity & inclusion strategies and also has a passion for sport and activity. Sanjay's Chair of Kick It Out (English football’s equality and inclusion charity) and is a trustee of Greater Sport (the Local Active Partnership seeking to get 2m people active in Greater Manchester) and is a Non-Executive adviser at the law firm Travers Smith.
Prior to his portfolio career, Sanjay had a 30-year career in professional services as a lawyer specialising in international fraud and then as a consultant moving from legal and compliance technology into broader innovation roles. Sanjay was a Partner at EY for 12 years.
Roy joined the Board on 1 January 2023 as a Non-Executive Director by virtue of his appointment as the LTA Deputy President.
He's volunteered in tennis for over 20 years in a number of roles ranging from: multiple club positions, assisting in the Cliff Richard Tennis Foundation, being involved in the Birmingham Classic WTA Tournament, multiple County committee roles and volunteering on the LTA council.
Roy's a corporate partner in a regional law firm who specialises in a broad range of corporate work including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, private equity, joint ventures, group reorganisations and commercial transactions in merges and acquisitions.
Lesley joined the Board on 1 January 2020 as a Council-elected Non-Executive Director, and is a member of the Development Tennis Advisory Group.
As Chair of Berkshire LTA since 2017, Lesley has contributed to tennis at all levels especially grassroots, teacher training and tennis in schools. She has played County tennis since a junior and competed successfully in National competitions at various age groups. Lesley currently supports the Charity ‘Learning to work’ and is a Trustee of the Dan Maskell Trust.
Richard joined the Board on 1 January 2023 as a Council-elected Non-Executive Director, and is a member of the LTA’s Development Tennis Advisory Group.
He's been an active volunteer for Hampshire & IOW LTA since 2006, currently fulfilling the role of President. He's also previously acted as their Chair, Vice Chair and a Management Committee member.
Additionally Richard works within tennis, as the Managing Director of the Totton & Eling Tennis Centre - an eight-floodlit-court community facility, which was custom-built in 2004. He's a Level 3 LTA Accredited coach, specialising in getting the most out of recreational youth players.
Richard also fulfils the role of Honorary Consul to the Federal Republic of Germany, representing around 12,000 German citizens in the district of Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Wiltshire and Dorset. He's a fluent German speaker.
Lord Davies is the Chairman of the Lawn Tennis Association. He's also the Chairman of LetterOne, Glyndebourne Productions Ltd, Double Dutch, Cydar and Fusebox. He's a Senior Advisor at Corsair Capital, an Advisor to Teneo, and the Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Sri Lanka.
Lord Davies was Minister for Trade, Investment, Small Business and Infrastructure from January 2009 until May 2010. Prior to that, he was Chairman and previously CEO, and served on the Board of Standard Chartered for over 12 years.
Lord Davies was awarded a CBE for his services to the financial sector and the community in Hong Kong in June 2002 where he served as a member of the HK Exchange fund for seven years. He's a JP in Hong Kong, an Honorary Distinguished Professor at Cardiff Business School, and an Honorary Fellow of Bangor University.
Lord Davies is married with two children and is a fluent Welsh speaker.
Anil joined the Board on 1 August 2021 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
He has more than two decades of media, entertainment and sports experience and is currently Chief Development Officer, International at global media company, Warner Bros. Discovery, where he leads strategic growth and expansion opportunities across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Latin America. A corporate lawyer by background, Anil has previously held leadership positions at Discovery, Sky and 21st Century Fox.
Anil is passionate about tennis, having played the sport from a young age.
Nigel joined the Board on 1 January 2023 as a Non-Executive Director by virtue of his appointment as the Chair of the Development Tennis Advisory Group. He's supported grass roots tennis for most of his adult life - as a player, team captain, committee member and club Chair.
Nigel previously represented Kent on the LTA Council, alongside his roles as County Treasurer and Management Board member at Bromley Tennis Centre.
Nigel was a career civil servant specialising in countering international tax avoidance. He established new domestic channels for sharing intelligence in the wake of the terrorist attacks on 9/11 and, as the UK Competent Authority for the exchange of information under international agreements, expanded international cooperation through the sharing of knowledge and data. His final role was to lead the end-to-end delivery of tax credits and child benefit.
Scott joined as CEO of the Lawn Tennis Association on 8 January 2018. Prior to joining the LTA, Scott has had a successful business career in the sports and leisure industry.
As Group Chief Executive of David Lloyd Leisure, Scott led the business from 2007 through to a successful sale to TDR Capital in September 2013. Scott stayed with the company as CEO until July 2015 and continues to hold a Non-Executive Director role.
Sandi joined the Board on 6 January 2017 as a Council-elected Non-Executive Director and then became LTA Deputy President in January 2020 and now LTA President for 2023- 2025.
Sandi represented Kent on the LTA Council before she became Deputy President. She sat on the Kent LTA Board until 2022 and was involved in a wide range of Kent activities for over 25 years.
Sandi is a Trustee of The LTA Tennis Foundation and a member of the Nomination Committee, the LTA Remuneration Committee and The Championships Committee of Management. She's also a member of the Tennis Europe Development Committee and the ITF Olympic Committee.
Sandi is a former PE teacher turned tennis coach and Tennis Centre Manager and has a particular passion for youth tennis. She created the original Mini Tennis Red, Orange and Green programme and the Tennis Leaders Programme for the LTA, with resources, training materials and delivery to British coaches.
Simon joined the Board as Finance Director on 3 October 2016. He is a Trustee of both The Tennis Foundation and The LTA Trust, a member of the Investment Advisory Group and is also responsible for the LTA’s legal and technology departments. Simon has over 15 years' experience in the sports industry across a number of different organisations. Prior to joining the LTA, Simon was Head of Finance and Business Development at Team Sky and prior to that spent 15 years at Sky, leading finance teams supporting business areas including marketing, technology and Sky Sports. Simon is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, having trained and qualified with KPMG.
Sir David joined the LTA Board on 1 August 2018 as an Independent Non-Executive Director and is a member of the Nomination Committee. He is also the appointed welfare and safety lead director.
He was the Performance Director for British Rowing, leading its Olympic and Paralympic programmes, until he stepped down in February 2018 after 21 years in the role. Sir David is a medal-winning Olympic coach and has had a successful full-time career in education, finishing as Head of a West London Comprehensive School.
Sir David's received Honorary Doctorates from the University of Bristol and Oxford Brookes. He's a Non-Executive Director on the Board of the UK Sports Institute and is Chair of Governors at Orleans Park Academy in Twickenham and at Shiplake College in Henley-on-Thames. He's a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) too.
Sir David was appointed OBE in 2003, CBE in 2009 and received a knighthood from the Queen in 2013 for services to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He's an ardent tennis supporter.