Meet the Team

Special Olympics GB is proud of its dedicated National Office staff members, who are always available to assist our athletes, volunteers and supporters. 

Laura Baxter MBE, CEO 

Executive Assistant to the CEO - Email

Please send all correspondence to our CEO via Executive Assistant

Vanessa Snell, Director of Operations - Email

Michelle King, Operations Support Officer - Email

Organisational Growth 

Chris Smith, Head of Sport For Development - Email

Rachael Crack, Competition Development Manager – Email

Connor Fellows – Coach Development Officer - Email

Emma Kane-McGuigan, Head of Network - Email

Matt Price, Network Development Manager (Workforce) - Email 

Laura Davies, Head of Projects and Events - Email

Angela Lydon, MATP (Motor Training Programme) National Manager - Email

Conor McBrearty, Football Development Officer - Email

Safeguarding - Email


Polly Hale, Head of Fundraising - Email

Dorian Ursell, Head of Fundraising (Corporate) – Email

Guy Sinker, Senior Corporate Partnerships Lead - Email  

Tom Casson, Head of Projects (Impact and Inclusion) - Email

Matt Chilvers, Athlete Leadership Development Officer - Email

Tom Rawlings, Marketing & Communications Lead - Email

Corporate Services

Marie Douglas, Head of Finance – Email

Jeanette Turner-Gudgeon, Financial Support Consultant - Email