Liz Dimmock, Founder and CEO - Women Ahead
A coaching and mentoring expert who is dedicated to using this knowledge to bring about tangible change for women in sport and business. Ex-global Head of Coaching at HSBC and Managing Partner at GP Strategies. First woman to cycle the entire route of the Tour de France (2012). 30% Club steering committee member and co-chair of the Club’s sport and business working group
Sally Horrox, Chief Executive - Y Sport
Sally is an expert in sports strategy, and the commercial and professional development of women’s sport. She has executive and non-executive board experience in sport, law and business. Creating more paid, professional roles for women in sport is a passion and a priority. She is a former lawyer, netballer, plays the piano, climbs mountains and thrives outdoors.
Sally is a non-executive director of England Netball and chairs the Vitality Netball Superleague Board. She is also an advisor to the FA, its Women's Football Board and the FA Women’s Super League. Recent successes include the creation the FA Women’s Super League with BT Sport, and the re-structuring of commercial rights and broadcast partnerships for women's football. This resulted in a quadrupling of BBC and BT Sport coverage, and the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup reaching 12.4 million people.
Jennie Price, Chief Executive – Sport England
Jennie Price, a barrister by training, has been at Sport England since April 2007. Under her leadership Sport England has seen the number of people regularly participating in sport grow by 1.6m people since London won the bid to host the Olympic Games in 2012 and, most recently, She has led the team that commissioned the This Girl Can Campaign, which has received widespread support and acclaim. Prior to joining Sport England, she was the founding Chief Executive of WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme).
Colin Sloman, Managing Director - Accenture
Colin is an organisation strategy and change consultant who leads Accenture’s Global Resources Industries Talent & Organisation practice. Colin works with clients to design and develop change strategies, transformation plans and people programs to deliver business goals. He has led global transformation programmes across the enterprise and within functions including Operations, HR, Finance, Procurement and Post-Merger Integration
Stephanie Zinser, CFO/Marketing - Lynx Golf
With an academic background in Pure Science and a BSc (Hons) Psychology, Stephanie initially worked in City Investment House Samuel Montagu & Co Ltd (now HSBC Private Bank) as one of their first female Financiers, personally raising and being responsible for the syndication of over £1.25 bn of debt funding in only her second year there.
Stephanie has enjoyed a multi-disciplinary career path, having a second career as a regular feature writer for nation daily papers including the Daily Mail, Evening Standard, Telegraph, Sunday Times and for WebMD, and later authored the internationally-acclaimed book ‘The Good Gut Guide’ (HarperCollins, 2003).
While raising her three daughters she also worked voluntarily in the charity sector first as CEO of HeartLine in the 1990’s and then as a Trustee of St Mark’s Hospital Foundation from 2000-2006.
She now owns and runs Lynx Golf with husband Steve Elford, a job which is happily utilising to its fullest her combined work and life experiences.