GOVERNANCE

The Invictus Games Foundation is run by a specially formed board of trustees who have far reaching experience in the military, business and sport sectors. They are all deeply passionate about the vision of the Invictus Games and the positive impact that sport can have.

Patron: Prince Harry

Prince Harry was inspired to bring the Invictus Games to London after visiting the Warrior Games in America 2013. The Prince 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. He is a founder and director of the British America’s Cup team, Land Rover BAR. Sir Keith is also Chairman of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry and the charitable sport for development Sported Foundation and the America’s Cup charity, the 1851 Trust.

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 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.

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. She was awarded an OBE in the 2013 New Year’s Honours List for her services to the London 2012 Games.

Guy Monson

Guy Monson has been chief investment officer at Sarasin & Partners LLP since 1997 and a managing partner at the company since 2008. He is a trustee of The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

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

Managing Director: 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. He was appointed OBE in 2003.

WIS Liaison Manager: Mickaela Richards

Mickaela Richards joined the Royal Navy in 2006 as a Engineering Technician (Weapons Engineer). She saw service on HMS Portland 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. 

 

Operations Director: Rose Hall

Rose was a key part of the executive team that delivered the inaugural Invictus Games in London 2014 and oversaw the transition from delivery team to the Invictus Games Foundation. As Operations Director she is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Foundation. Rose was previously Head of Operations for a headhunting firm in Westminster.

Communications Director: Julie Burley

Julie has over 14 years’ experience in PR and communications. She has been pivotal in the planning, development and implementation of some of the most high-profile and complex multi-stakeholder campaigns of recent years, including the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. Julie worked on the inaugural Invictus Games in 2014 as Head of Comms and joined the Invictus Games Foundation in 2015.