Snowsport England is the National Governing Body for snowsport in England, and we’re committed to inspiring participation in Snowsport at every level.

Our Membership, Clubs and Volunteers are crucial in supporting our network, sustaining growth in our sport and identifying and developing talent. Your support directly impacts our ability to grow and offer opportunities for all.

Our Vision

Inspiring participation in snowsport at every level.

Our Values

PASSION IN PEOPLE
Our members, including all volunteers, are at the leading edge of all our activities and decision making. We strive to improve their snowsport experiences.

COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS
We promote the spirit, culture and family values of our sport by supporting our local and national communities.

TRAILBLAZING IDEAS
Forever on the lookout for new initiatives, piloting, national ideas, listening to the industry and pushing the boundaries of what we can and will achieve for the good of the sport.

GENUINE VOICE
We carry out our work with honesty, speaking up on important matters and tackling challenges with the same vigour as when we’re out enjoying the slopes.

RESPONSIBLE LEADERSHIP
Our underpinning value is providing trusted leadership based upon good governance, promoting safe and challenging experiences across all snowsport disciplines. Inspiring participating in snowsport at every level.

People

Directors


Jamie Horner 

Independent Chair

Jamie is a sports and entertainment lawyer and CEDR Accredited Mediator. He started his legal career in the City of London with Norton Rose Fulbright and became a partner at leading regional firm Ashfords in 2009, before launching a boutique sports, events and entertainment practice, in 2012. Chair remmuneration commitee.


Tim Fawke

Chief Executive

Joined SSE in 2004 and appointed CEO in 2009. Tim is a former England and GB Squad alpine ski racer and coach. Initially joining SSE as Coach for the England Squad in 2004. Qualified to a high level Tim continues to be actively involved in the sport and is Chief of Championships at SSE’s premier event in Bormio, Italy. Tim also sits on the Board of GB Snowsport as Home Nations representative.


Simon Levene

Finance Director / Deputy Chair

Joined the board in 2018. Simon is a Chartered Accountant who has spent most of his career as a consultant to large global professional and financial services firms. Simon has helped support the Suffolk Vikings Ski Team based in Ipswich for many years and still tries to keep up with his Alpine ski racing children on his snowboard. Chair of audit & Risk.


James Nickson

Independent Director

Joined the board in 2018. James is a specialist in growing customer bases through insight-led business change and performance. With experience across five different commercial sector industries over 17 years. James is currently working at the ECB, the national governing body for cricket, leading on Marketing, Digital, Business Systems and Customer Support for grassroots cricket.


Chris Stroud

Members Director

Joined the board in 2017. Chris has recently retired from a career teaching Physical Education. He is a Snowsport England Alpine Level 4 Coach and Tutor, is an active skier who coaches regularly in the Midlands, and delivers SSE courses around the UK and in the Alps.


Morwenna Angove

Independent Director

Joined the board in 2018. Morwenna has over 30 years sales, marketing and operational experience spanning the drinks industry, travel and leisure.  Appointed as Chief Executive of Chill Factore in Manchester, in 2010, Morwenna is passionate about making Snowsports accessible to as many people as possible.


Ian Davis

Senior Independent Director

Joined the board in 2017. Ian has many years experience of working as a town planner in organisations throughout the country. He was the Head of Paid Service (CEO) for Rugby Council for 10 years until 2016. He now works as a freelance consultant advising the development industry. Member of Audit & Risk and remmuneration committee.


Crispin Vitoria

Independent Director

Joined the board in 2018. Crispin runs a sports consultancy advising on all the commercial aspects of sport, including sponsorship. Previously Crispin spent 2 years setting up the grassroots of Superbike racing in the UK, he worked for a sports and entertainment agency in London and was the Head of Sponsorship for Macmillan Cancer Support.


Elly Cockcroft

Independent Director

Joined the board in 2015. Head of Marketing at Lords Cricket Ground for MCC. Extensive knowledge of sport evolving in a changing commercial environment. Elly achieved a Masters in Sports Marketing at University of Memphis, USA. She is keen to bring knowledge of commercial change to the development of SnowSport England.


Natalie Dunman

Independent Director

Joined the Board in 2018. Natalie is a leading practitioner in talent development working within the high-performance sports industry for the past fifteen years with a range of sporting agencies and NGBs including UK Sport, the English Institute of Sport, the British Olympic Association, GB Canoeing, British Rowing, British Cycling, GB Boxing and British Swimming. Natalie’s current role is Head of Performance Pathways at UK Sport.


Zena Huelin

Members Director
Joined the Board in 2019. Zena is a former winter resort manager and seasonaire with a love for the mountains and outdoors.  Passionate for snowsport to be accessible to the many.  Zena and her family are involved with dry slope ski racing within the UK.  She hopes to bring practical and day to day issues and solutions to the Board.

Staff


Tim Fawke

CEO
Joined SSE in 2004 and appointed CEO in 2009. Tim is a former England and GB Squad alpine ski racer and coach. Initially joining SSE as Coach for the England Squad in 2004. Qualified to a high level Tim continues to be actively involved in the sport and is Chief of Championships at SSE’s premier event in Bormio, Italy. Tim also sits on the Board GB Snowsport as Home Nations representative.

Jan Doyle

Head of Development
My role with Snowsport England involves Co-coordinating work programmes for the Sports Development Team and collating reports for Sport England regarding the delivery of the Whole Sport Plan.  

Claire Pennell

Operations Manager
My role within Snowsport England is to ensure that effective methods are put into place so that the company runs to its maximum productivity. My aim is to strengthen client / member relationships and ensure the successful continuance of business operations

Victoria Stonehouse

Marketing and Insight Lead

My role within Snowsport England is to raise awareness through delivering engaging marketing campaigns, digital projects, courses and events. By communicating and engaging with our members, I want to help increase the participation in Snowsport for anyone at any level.

 


Bridget Owen

Safeguarding Lead
Working within safeguarding for almost 20 years, my role within Snowsport England includes providing guidance and support to affiliated clubs and looking into any concerns.  I'm also Safeguarding Lead for GB Snowsport, and am on the ECB Referral Management Group for safeguarding and child protection concerns.

Ian Findlay

Talent Lead
I’ve been involved in skiing for my whole life after learning to ski at Glenshee, Scotland. I’ve competed at a high level in Basketball and Mountain Biking but Snowsports has always been my main passion.

Ryan Grewcock

Coaching and Workforce Lead

I fell in love with Snowsports back in school. I have worked almost every role in several artificial ski centres across the UK. I have been involved in coaching and instructing since the mid-nineties and now Tutor courses for Snowsport England.  My aim is to grow and develop the coaching schemes.


Luke Williams

Campaigns and Partnerships Lead

Snowsports is a relatively new venture for me but I completely appreciate and have experienced first-hand what the power of any sport can do for anyone. I hope to provide those who seek it the opportunity to get involved and stay involved with a sport as exciting as this; to set them up with a new hobby for life.

Alpine Committee


Bryan Thomas

Joint Chair

Lloyd Jenkins

Joint Chair

Mary Calvert

Secretary

Simon Bannister


Paul Telling


Julian Sambles

Alpine Squad Manager

Mike Frith


Karen Konde


Gareth Case


David Manns


David Eaves


David Chapman


Chris Shelley


Andrew Hjort

Coaching Committee


Richard Barbour

Chair

Ryan Grewcock


Baden Knifton


Mike Barker


Chris Exall


Tomasz Ondrusz


John Shedden


Ian Findlay

Freestyle Committee


Martin Carr

Chair

Gareth Vogan


Rob Taylor


Ania Wasielewska


Jeff Blackburn


Ian Danby


Ian Findlay

Nordic Committee


Glennis Dore

Chair

Stephen Johns

Secretary

John Anderson


Thea Waites


Mary Wray


Adam Pinney


Dagmar Junghanns


John Holgate

Schools Committee


Keith Sharkey

Acting Chair

Stacy Gillow

Secretary

Nigel Matthews


David Armstrong


Ian Fawcett


Chris Stroud


Stuart Milne