Meet the Team

Chris Rees - Business Development Director

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Swimmer, Triathlete, Sailor

Chris Rees is the founder of ReesLeisure and former Managing Director. He has recently moved into the new role of Business Development Director and will be taking lead on all new ReesLeisure ventures including Cycle Southampton, Southampton Sailing Week and the ABP Marathon


Nikki Rees - Managing Director

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Diver, Adventurer, Motivator

Nikki Rees, the previous Event Manager of ReesLeisure for events such as the ABP Southampton Marathon, Half & 10k and the May Day Triathlon in Winchester, has recently stepped up to take on the challenging role of Managing Director. Having worked for ReesLeisure on and off for the past 12 years since older brother, Chris Rees started the first ReesLeisure company, Wessex Swim School, Nikki has worked on aspects of every part of the fast-growing business. Read more about Nikki's recent promotion here.


Fee Francis - Event Manager

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Traveller, Optimist, Award-Winner

Our events manager, Fee, looks after all our events. A recent graduate from the University of Winchester, Fee has been part of the ReesLeisure team since January 2016 and was the race director for May Day Triathlon 2017. 


Kate Warne - Community Liaison Officer

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Dancer, Runner & Bookworm 

Kate joined the ReesLeisure team just over a year ago and looks after all things community, including our charity partners and volunteer marshal groups. 


Tasha Lippold - Event Coordinator


Rower, Sailor, Traveller

Tasha is one of our part-time event co-ordinators and takes point on Southampton Sailing Week


Nikita Bailie - Event Coordinator


Sport-Enthusiast, Skier, Traveller 

Nikita is one of our part-time event co-ordinators and was race director for Winchester Half 2016 & 2017


Megan Aitchison - Event Coordinator


Energetic, Aspirational, Athlete

Meg is one of our part-time event co-ordinators and works closely on ABP Southampton Marathon, Half & 10K. She is also an incredible 800m runner. 


George Louch - Event Assistant 

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Cheerful, Enthusiastic, Learner

George is the most recent addition to the ReesLeisure team and works as a part time events assistant. 






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