Meet the British Taekwondo team

Meet the British Taekwondo team

About the British Taekwondo team

The British Taekwondo head office team delivers the strategy, supports & develops our growing and diverse membership, and helps our technical departments in their operations.

The British Taekwondo team consists of a national development department, regional development including Manchester, disability development, club products, membership services, safeguarding, marketing & communications, finance, insights & research, events, and education.

You can reach out to members of staff by using the contact details in their profile below.

Ian Leafe
Ian LeafeChief Executive Officer
Dafydd Rowlands
Dafydd RowlandsDevelopment Manager
Dafydd is responsible for the development department and Taekwondo club development.
Annie Rogan
Annie RoganDisability Officer
Annie supports our club network in the provision of Taekwondo based activity that makes genuine and sustainable differences to the lives of people with physical and mental impairment.
Neil Burton
Neil BurtonEducation Officer
Neil works on the creation and administration of our coach education pathway and courses.
Henry WONG
Henry WONGEducation and Development Administrator
Henry works on Coach Education and the UK Kukkiwon Office.
Matt Marshall
Matt MarshallEvents Manager
Matt is responsible for delivering the major international Taekwondo events hosted in the UK, and the development and delivery of British Taekwondo’s events strategy.

Contact Matt to discuss the World Taekwondo Grand Prix Final and British Taekwondo event sanctioning.

Richard Bungay
Richard BungayTalent and Technical Department Officer
Richard provides support and guidance for all the technical departments associated with British Taekwondo. Being an integrated part of each technical department it allows me to provide vital business and strategic input. Please contact Richard if you have any questions around the technical departments.
Karen Welsh
Karen WelshFinance Manager
Karen is responsible for all Finance related queries.
Sophie Jameson
Sophie JamesonManchester Development Officer
Sophie looks after Taekwondo development projects in Manchester and the surrounding areas.
Richard Gottfried
Richard GottfriedMarketing, Digital & Media Manager
Richard is responsible for marketing, media, communications and social media.

Please get in touch with Richard to discuss news, updates and promotion.

Kaina
KainaMembership Services Officer
Membership Services is the first line of contact for membership enquiries.

Membership Services can be reached by phone 10am-3pm Monday-Friday. If you leave a voicemail, please do state your full name, club name, contact details to return a call/email, and the nature of your enquiry.

Vicki Burleigh
Vicki BurleighMembership Services Officer
Membership Services is the first line of contact for membership enquiries.

Membership Services can be reached by phone 10am-3pm Monday-Friday. If you leave a voicemail, please do state your full name, club name, contact details to return a call/email, and the nature of your enquiry.

Sarah Howard
Sarah HowardSafeguarding, HR & Compliance Manager
Safeguarding, HR & Compliance is the first line of contact if you have any concerns or questions about safeguarding matters.
Amy Shanahan
Amy ShanahanClub Products Officer
Amy works on the development of a range of products and programmes that will support the growth of Taekwondo.
Conor Rodgers
Conor RodgersInsights & Communications Officer
Conor communicates with internal and external stakeholders, and handles content management across our social media channels and website, as well as producing valuable insights that we use to support our membership and marketing strategies.