The énergie team

Management Team

Jan Spaticchia

Chairman

Jan is the Chairman and co-founder of énergie. With a widespread reputation for his entrepreneurial flair, leadership and vision, Jan has over 24 years’ experience in the Health, Fitness and Leisure industry. In this time he has taken several businesses from initial concept to successful established brands. As a highly sought after international speaker Jan has presented at major events in 15 countries around the world focussing on business development, entrepreneurship, motivation and management of change. A well respected industry leader with an eye for what makes a business tick Jan has an impressive and demonstrable record of achievement.

Neil King

CEO

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.

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.

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.

James Cotton

Commercial Director

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.

Management Support Team

Vicki Harrison


Executive Assistant

Kalisha Robinson


Personal Assistant

Front of Office Team

Sandra Murphy


Office & Admin Manager

Izzy Jennings


Receptionist

Franchise Partnership & Development Team

Simon Hayes


Head of Franchise Partnership & Development

Jeanette Oxley


Franchise Partnership & Development

Kamso Wilson


Franchise Partnership & Development Administrator

Commercial & Enterprise Team

Griff Shortt


Head of Commercial & Enterprise

Alysha Quinn


Franchisee Relationship Manager

Jessica Kratovil


Commercial & Enterprise Administrator

Property Team

Tom Burke


Head of Openings

Lewis Cooke


Property Acquisitions Manager

Heather Blenkinship


Property Acquisitions Manager

Jay Hemming


Property Administrator

Operations Team

Lucy Brookes


Divisional Operations Manager

Dan Harris


Presales Manager South

Lee Bear


Presales Manager South

Mark Pugh


Presales Manager North

Charlie Blunsdon


Presales Manager North

Darren Clifton


Impact Manager

Training, Fitness & Innovation Team

Ian Rushbury


Head of Fitness, Training & Innovation

Dean Zweck


Fitness & Product Trainer

Lauren Moate


National Systems & Operations Trainer

Dom Greenwood


Group Head of Compliance, Quality & Safety

Marketing Team

Andrew Croney


Head of Marketing & Communications

Tanya Sarkova


Senior Marketing Executive

Katie Collins


Marketing & Communications Executive

James Wood


Visual & Creative Executive

Finance Team

Klaudia Kubisztal


Financial Controller

Nicholas Anderson


Finance Business Partner

Sarah Harland


Accounts Assistant

Bethany Noble


Accounts Assistant

In-House Legal Team

Eve Gonsalves


General Counsel

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