Marg Mayne – Chief Executive
Marg joined Mytime Active as Chief Executive in August 2014. She has always been committed to social progress and supporting organisations to achieve their social objectives by applying commercial disciplines. She enjoys the challenge of managing both aspects to create a better world in a way that can be financially sustained.
Originally trained as a Chartered Accountant, her early career was as a finance professional, later Finance Director, for two leading Housing Associations during a decade of rapid growth in that sector. Marg then moved to the British Council as the Director of Finance and Resources globally. In 2008 Marg took up the role of Chief Executive of VSO, the international development NGO that works through volunteers.
Marg has had a series of non-executive roles as Chair and Trustee of various organisations, including Asra Housing Association, the Nationwide Foundation, the Akram Khan Dance Company and Stour Valley Arts, a visual arts organisation close to where she lives in Kent.
Jason Stanton - Operations Director
Jason has more than twenty years in the leisure, health and cultural sectors. Having worked in both the private and public sector, Jason’s career has enabled him to gain a wealth of experience in operations. Jason specialises in the successful delivery of both social and commercial objectives, the delivery of excellent customer service, developing innovative stakeholder partnerships, establishing best practice, delivering capital investment programmes and developing a highly performing workforce.
Jason holds a range of qualifications, including a BSc (Hons) in Sports Science &Administration, as well as NEBOSH.
Phil Veasey – Marketing and Business Development Director
Phil has a track record of creating and scaling high impact, sustainable strategies and programmes in local communities including:
- Co-writing the recommendations underpinning the implementation of the Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities London programme launched in February 2015
- The community sport element of the National School Sport Strategy, including ‘Sportivate’, for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport and the Department for Education, a £36m project that attracted 900,000 ‘unsporty’ young people into sport in a three-year period – and is now a major 2012 Olympic legacy programme
- The National Mini Tennis Programme, for the Lawn Tennis Association (now the way children are introduced to the sport globally)
Chay Champness – Corporate Resources Director
Chay has 20 years of financial and corporate services management experience at a senior level, having been in Finance Director level positions since 2004 and as a COO/VP since 2011.
These roles have included responsibility for large numbers of multidisciplinary teams across most corporate functions during periods of substantial change.