The énergie team
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.
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.
James brings over 15 years of experience in the health and fitness industry, with a background in providing hands-on leadership, direction, and focus for business growth. His former positions included a start-up business which incorporated heading up the operations and growth of one of the UK’s largest franchise leisure brands to over 100 health clubs. More recently, he has provided consultancy to developing franchise brands, including working internationally, focusing on the emerging health care sector into Scandinavia and Ireland.
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.
Head of Openings
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
Front of Office Team
Office & Admin Manager
Franchise Partnership & Development Team
Head of Franchise Partnership & Development
Franchise Partnership & Development
Commercial & Enterprise Team
Head of Commercial Sales
Franchise Relationship Manager
Commercial & Enterprise Administrator
Property Acquisitions Manager
Property Acquisitions Manager
Divisional Operations Manager (England and Wales)
Regional Operations Manager (South)
Regional Operations Manager (North)
Presales Manager (South)
Training, Fitness & Innovation Team
Learning & Development Manager
Group Head of Compliance, Quality & Safety
Head of Marketing & Communications
Visual & Creative Executive
Finance Business Partner