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Our Staff

Meet our Football Development and Services Teams

Our Staff

The Football Development Team's role, led by Jon Wood our Head of Delivery, is to support the growth and retention of teams in the game and to develop new innovative forms of the football in the region.

Our Football Services Team, led by Alastair Kay our Head of Governance, manages discipline and supports clubs to run the game effectively. Within Football Services, our Safeguarding work is led by our Designated Safeguarding Officer who is responsible for leading and developing safeguarding, welfare and The FA's RESPECT programme to make our game as safe as possible.

If you would like to find out more or get in touch with us please use the contact details provided on this page.

Get in Touch

By Phone: 01235 544890

By Email:
Development@Berks-BucksFA.com

Chief Executive

Liz Verrall
Liz Verrall
Chief Executive Officer

Responsible for leading and managing the overall operations and resources of the organisation. Responsible for the overall success of the company vision and aspirations for grassroots football across Berks & Bucks.

01235 558457
Liz.Verrall@Berks-BucksFA.com
Hans Cook

Hans Cook
Business Support Administrator

Responsible for supporting the CEO and staff with administrative tasks across areas including Finance, Process Management, HR, Office Management and Communications.

01235 544890
Hans.Cook@Berks-BucksFA.com

Football Development Team

Jon Wood, Head of Delivery
Jon Wood
Head of Delivery

Leads the development department to successfully deliver the FA’s National Game Strategy locally. Also responsible for supporting investment and facility projects across the area.

01235 544896
Jonathan.Wood@Berks-BucksFA.com
Pedro Viveiros

Pedro Viveiros
Football Participation Manager

Responsible for 11v11 adult male football including veterans, disability football and clubs & league support including England Football Accreditation. Manages the football participation team.

01235 544890
Development@Berks-BucksFA.com

Alex Pratt
Alex Pratt
Football Development Officer

Women & Girls Football lead responsible for supporting & sustaining female football provisions across the county, including league support & the Wildcats programme. Additional responsibilities included overseeing all recreational/non-traditional formats of football including: Just Play, Small-sided, Flexi, Walking Football.

01235 544898
Alex.Pratt@Berks-BucksFA.com
Emma O'Hara
Emma O'Hara
Community & Inclusion Officer

Responsible for engaging with the community and exploring ways to make a difference to people’s lives through football as well as leading on wider inclusion work across the Association..

01235 558451
Emma.O'Hara@Berks-BucksFA.com
Richard Brant
Richard Brant
Football Workforce Manager

Responsible for Coach Development including providing a comprehensive CPD programme for coaches to participate. Responsible for supporting and sustaining Youth football in the County, Youth Leadership including Youth Council and the ongoing development of Futsal.

01235 558459
Richard.Brant@Berks-BucksFA.com
Sam Myatt
Sam Myatt
Referee Development Officer

Responsible for the training, education and development of referees and referee work force across the county. Working with various stakeholders leagues and clubs to promote refereeing.

01235 558455
Sam.Myatt@Berks-BucksFA.com
James Parker
James Parker
Community Football Activator (Apprentice)

Responsible for...

01235 544890
Development@Berks-BucksFA.com
Steph Clark
Steph Clark
Communications Officer

Responsible for maintaining and developing the company website and social media platforms as well as content creation, design, branding, media/press enquiries and supporting local and national FA campaigns/projects to provide key information/updates for our members and assist in the promotion of football opportunities For All.

01235 544891
Steph.Clark@Berks-BucksFA.com

Football Services Team

Alastair Kay
Alastair Kay
Head of Governance

Provide leadership to the Football Services team overseeing the governance of the game, including the annual registration and affiliation of clubs, leagues and officials, the management of County Cup competitions and Representative Squads, and the ongoing application of disciplinary and Safeguarding procedures.

01235 544895
Alastair.Kay@Berks-BucksFA.com
Graham Fisher
Graham Fisher
Designated Safeguarding Officer

Responsibility for the safeguarding of children, ensuring safeguarding operating standards are met and to work collaboratively with, and support, the Club Welfare Officers and Youth League Welfare Officers.

01235 544894
Safeguarding@Berks-BucksFA.com
Carly Dennison
Carly Dennison
Discipline Officer

Responsible for...

01235 544890
Discipline@Berks-BucksFA.com
Chris Penny
Chris Penny
Competitions Officer

Oversees and administers all County Cup Competitions for the County FA.

01235 544892
Chris.Penny@Berks-BucksFA.com
Alex Smith
Alex Smith
Club Support Officer - Berkshire, VOWH & South Oxon

First point of contact for clubs in Berkshire, Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire. Responsible for building relationship with clubs and assisting with general enquiries regarding various administrative aspects of running a club such as; player registration, safeguarding compliance, grant applications, basic discipline issues and more.

01235 558454
Alex.Smith@Berks-BucksFA.com
Stacey Hamer
Stacey Hamer
Club Support Officer - Buckinghamshire

First point of contact for clubs in Buckinghamshire. Responsible for building relationship with clubs and assisting with general enquiries regarding various administrative aspects of running a club such as; player registration, safeguarding compliance, grant applications, basic discipline issues and more.

01235 558452
Stacey.Hamer@Berks-BucksFA.com

Safeguarding Team

Responsibilities

Responsibility for the safeguarding of children, ensuring safeguarding operating standards are met and to work collaboratively with, and support, the Club Welfare Officers and Youth League Welfare Officers.

Contact:

01235 544894
Safeguarding@Berks-BucksFA.com

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer - Chris Penny
 
Senior Safeguarding Lead - Liz Verrall
 
Deputy Senior Safeguarding Lead - Alastair Kay
 
Board Safeguarding Champion - John Horsley

 
For all safeguarding enquiries please contact the Designated Safeguarding Officer, via:

01235 544894
Safeguarding@Berks-BucksFA.com