The énergie team

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Neil King


Previously the Managing Director of 1Life Management Solutions, a leisure business operating predominantly in the public sector and managing c.40 leisure centres across the UK, Neil now operates as CEO bringing 25 years of experience within the private and public leisure industries to énergie. Neil’s successes also include working as Commercial Director at one of the county’s leading leisure brands, Everyone Active, where he grew this business from 12 facilities when he started to over 100 when he left, and rolling out 50 clubs across 6 European countries over 2 years while working as part of the Senior Management Team for Balance Fitness (which subsequently became Elixia Health Clubs). Neil has also been a board member of UK Active.

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John Jempson

Group Finance Director

Holding extensive experience in FTSE 100, privately owned and PE (plus franchise) backed businesses across the hospitality and Leisure sectors, John brings a wealth of knowledge to énergie. Prior to taking on the role of Group Finance Director, John headed up the finance departments for both Riley’s Sports Bars and TGI Fridays, contributing to TGI Fridays being voted the best company to work in the UK in 2015.

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Phil Hall

Operations Director

Previously a Divisional Operations Manager at énergie, Phil brings extensive knowledge and expertise to the role of Operations Director. Phil has spent the last few years working directly with up to 100 clubs in the southern region of the UK – whilst managing his own énergie Fitness Franchise. Prior to énergie, Phil worked as Senior Business Manager across the Topnotch Health Clubs, Fitness 4 Less and Livingwell health club brands.

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Tom Burke

Head of Openings

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Eve Gonsalves

General Counsel

Eve is a senior lawyer with a wealth of experience in the areas of commercial property, contracts, corporate governance and dispute resolution. She joins the team after 10 years with EE and Three, prior to which she has supported the likes of BP, the BBC and T-Mobile to achieve their aims. She provides strategic advice, guidance and a hands on, practical approach to both operational and aspirational goals of the company.

Management Support Team

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Vicki Harrison

Executive Assistant

Front of Office Team

Franchise Partnership & Development Team

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Peter Croney

Head of Franchise Partnership & Development

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Jeanette Oxley

Franchise Partnership & Development

Commercial & Enterprise Team

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Griff Shortt

Head of Commercial Sales

Property Team

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Lewis Cooke

Property Acquisitions Manager

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Heather Blenkinship

Property Acquisitions Manager

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Jay Hemming

Property Administrator

Operations Team

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Lucy Brookes

Divisional Operations Manager (England and Wales)

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Dan Harris

Regional Operations Manager (South)

Training, Fitness & Innovation Team

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Lauren Moate

Learning & Development Manager

Marketing Team

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Andrew Croney

Head of Marketing & Communications

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James Wood

Visual & Creative Executive

Finance Team

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Klaudia Kubisztal

Financial Controller

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Nicholas Anderson

Finance Business Partner

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Sarah Harland

Accounts Assistant


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Stasia Haigh


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