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 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.


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 is currently in her third year at Southampton Solent University studying Event Management.


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. Nikita is also in her third year at Southampton Solent University studying Event Management.


George Louch - Event Assistant 

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Cheerful, Enthusiastic, Learner

George is a part-time event coordinator at ReesLeisure. He is a third year Event Management student at Winchester University and is also currently completing a placement alongside his studies with us. 

Annabel Sweeney – Events Coordinator

Positive, Organised, Adventurous

Annabel is one of the newer additions to the ReesLeisure team who works part time as an Events Coordinator. She is a second year Events Management Student at Winchester University.

Amber Fisher – Marketing Coordinator

Amber is the newest member of the ReesLeisure team. She is a part-time marketing coordinator on placement with ReesLeisure from Winchester University.






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