GOVERNANCE

Patron: His Royal Highness The Duke of Sussex

The Duke of Sussex was inspired to bring the Invictus Games to London after visiting the Warrior Games in America 2013. The Duke sees the Games as an important part of a broader legacy of support, through a combination of on-going care, training and employment opportunities, to the well-being of those men and women who have served their country.

Chairman: Sir Keith Mills GBE

Sir Keith Mills is the former Deputy Chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. He founded Air Miles International and is formerly Chairman of Loyalty Management Group Ltd, the company which owns and manages the Nectar programme. Sir Keith has a number of business interests in technology and property. Sir Keith is also Chairman of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and the charitable sport for development Sported Foundation.

TRUSTEES

Dave Henson MBE

Dave Henson was a Royal Engineer Search Adviser in the Army. He lost both his legs when he stepped on an IED in Helmand in 2011. Dave captained the British Armed Forces Team to victory at the Invictus Games London 2014 and won two Gold medals in athletics and sitting volleyball.

Debbie Jevans CBE

Debbie Jevans was formerly Director of Sport for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Debbie is a member of the All England Lawn Tennis Club’s Committee of Management and Championships Committee, and board member of Sport England and the Football Association.

Edward Lane Fox

Edward Lane Fox is a former captain in the Household Cavalry who served in Bosnia and Iraq. After leaving the Army he worked at financial communications firm, RLM Finsbury, before joining the staff of the Royal Household in 2013 as Private Secretary to HRH The Duke of Sussex.

Terry Miller OBE

Terry Miller was General Counsel for the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. Prior to joining LOCOG Terry spent 17 years at Goldman Sachs in London as a partner and International General Counsel.

Guy Monson

Guy Monson has been Chief Investment Officer at Sarasin & Partners LLP since 1997 and a Managing Partner at the company since 2008.

Paddy Nicoll

Paddy Nicoll is a former Infantry Officer who, until recently, chaired Row2Recovery and the national Rowing Museum. As an Endeavour Fund Trustee, he was at the 2013 Warrior Games when HRH The Duke of Sussex first thought of Invictus, inspiring him to secure an underwrite for Invictus Games London 2014. He sold Rubicon Security in Iraq and is now co-chair of Henley Estates; he is also a Trustee of HALO Trust, Landmine Free 2025, Annabel Arbib Foundation and Langley Academy Trust.

Mary Reilly

Mary Reilly is a chartered accountant and former Partner at Deloitte LLP. She was previously Chair of the London Development Agency and was also on the Board of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.

STAFF

Chief Executive: Dominic Reid OBE

Dominic was responsible for the operational delivery of the inaugural Invictus Games in London 2014. A former army officer and architect he has worked on major events since being appointed Pageantmaster of the Lord Mayor’s Show in 1992. He was Executive Director of the Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race, Director of the Royal Society’s 350th Anniversary Programme and worked on The Queen’s Golden Jubilee.

Chief Operating Officer: Rose Hall

Rose was a key member of the executive team that delivered the inaugural Invictus Games in London 2014. She oversaw the transition from delivery team to the Invictus Games Foundation. As Chief Operating Officer she is responsible for providing operational delivery support to host organising committees as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the Foundation. Rose was previously Head of Operations for a headhunting firm in Westminster.

Chief Financial Officer: Robert Cresswell

Robert is a chartered accountant who previously worked in one of the big four accounting firms in London. He specialised in entrepreneurial businesses and was a European Finance Director for an international consulting business implementing a significant growth strategy. He advises a number of charities and provided financial control and support for the inaugural Invictus Games in London 2014.

WIS Liaison Manager: Mickaela Richards

Mickaela joined the Royal Navy in 2006 as a Engineering Technician (Weapons Engineer). She saw service on HMS Portland and HMS Bulwark conducting anti-narcotics and anti-piracy operations. In 2011 Mickaela was involved in a car accident and was rehabilitated at Headley Court and Hasler Company. She competed in the 2014 Invictus Games, winning two gold and one silver medal.