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Alicia is currently the Director of Training Sites and Community Partnerships for the United States Olympic Committee where she oversees 18 Olympic and Paralympic training sites which serve national athletes and teams as well as 16 community Olympic development programmes which create sport opportunities for youth.
Alicia earned her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Economics and is currently very active in her community. She serves on the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau Board, Goodwill Industries Board, Treasurer of the National Council for Youth Sports, El Pomar Youth Sports Park and Pikes Peak Community Foundation Boards. She also serves on numerous advisory boards and committees of local and national non-profit organizations such as the USA Swimming's Diversity Committee, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Regional Connect Board and the University of Pennsylvania's Squash Advisory Board. She also serves as a mentor for the U.S. Department of State's and ESPNW Global Sports Mentor programme.
An avid squash player, Alicia has competed in six World Championships and one Pan American Games. She held the National Women's Squash Doubles title from 1996 through 2006. She was awarded the President's Cup from US Squash and the Diversity and Inclusion Award from the Colorado Springs Independent in 2015 and has the honour of being in three Halls of Fame amongst her many distinctions.
Simon is a partner at the London based UK firm Simons Muirhead & Burton. He is Head of the Commercial and Corporate Practice for the law firm, and his clients are from a broad base of book and magazine publishers, film and television companies, agencies and sporting bodies.
Key clients include Dennis Publishing, Time Out Magazine, Agatha Christie Limited, LADbible, Watford Football Club, and the Professional Squash Association.
Over the last few years, Simon has been the main external legal advisor for the PSA in the UK, advising in relation to Squash Shop, media rights and sponsorship deals, regulatory matters and the formal legal merger of the Men's and Women's Tours. Simon and his firm have also been instrumental in assisting the establishment of the PSA Foundation.
Simon graduated from University of Cambridge in 1984 and from the College of Law in 1986. He is currently a part-time visiting lecturer in Media Studies at Warwick University. He is a member of MCC, a life Fellow of Zoological Society of London, a trustee of the Death Penalty Project, and an avid (vintage) squash player.
After graduating from Columbia Business School, Janet spent 14 years at Goldman Sachs in the Fixed Income Division. Following her career at Goldman, Janet founded Milestone Capital, an investment firm which, at its peak, managed $2.5 billion in assets.
Janet was also the CEO & Founder of 85 Broads, a global network of 30,000 trailblazing women whose founding members worked at 85 Broad Street, Goldman Sachs' NYC Headquarters. In 2013, 85 Broads was acquired by former Wall Street Executive, Sallie Krawcheck.
For over a decade, Janet has been a passionate investor in start-ups and early stage companies. In 2008, Janet invested in LearnVest, a company founded by Alexa von Tobel, a Harvard graduate, who had interned at Milestone Capital during the summers of 2005 and 2006. In 2015, LearnVest was acquired by Northwestern Mutual for $350 million.
Janet's son, Chris Hanson, plays on the professional squash tour and is the current U.S. National Singles Champion.
Ashley has had a long association with squash at many levels and has a strong background in marketing & PR, in addition to chairing the prestigious Carol Weymuller Open for eight years.
Ashley pioneered the Tournament of Champions Women's Squash Leadership Programme and the Women in Sports Day Programme at the U.S. Open while she has long been an advocate for the growth of tournament prize money at PSA World Tour events. She is also a member of the Women's International Forum at the United Nations.
Ashley is also a member of the PSA Board of Directors in which she serves as Deputy Chairman.
Brian has been a resident of Hong Kong since 1994. He started his HK career as a squash coach and has been active in the squash community ever since. He organised a PSA event in 1995, held a PSA ranking of 181 in 95/96, was a HK squash league committee member for 12 years and was part of the organising committee for the 2014 World Masters Championships held in HK.
Brian has worked in the hedge fund industry since 2000 and eventually became Co-Founder/Executive Director of a fund management company which he eventually sold. He is currently Responsible Officer for an investment management company as well as being involved in numerous businesses, such as co- founder of Coco Color Company, a growing start-up founded in 2014, and a coconut oil processing business in Africa.
Brian is also a certified executive coach working across a variety of industries. Brian's mission is to help fellow business executives excel in their roles as well as their private lives. He especially enjoys working with start-up companies.
Michael has a long history as an investor in selected Technology / Healthcare and Philanthropic Enterprises, including co-founding the Rackets Cubed Urban programme in London.
Previously Vice Chairman of Barclays Investment Bank, and Global co-Head of Healthcare Investment Banking. Prior to that Mr Hill was Global co-Head of Healthcare Banking at Citigroup, and 11 years at Goldman Sachs (NY, London and Frankfurt).
He is currently Chairman of Trustees at Squash Squared, and Chairman and Co-Founder of Rackets Cubed Urban programme in London.
MBA from INSEAD and MA in Engineering Science from Oxford University.
Michele is the Regional Head of Investor Relations for North America and Asia at Credit Suisse based in New York.
A Senior Financial Services Executive with extensive global capital markets experience, Michele leads the development and roll-out of the investor relations strategy across the Americas and Asia region while also playing an important part in the overall investor engagement strategy and equity story development.
Michele has been with Credit Suisse since 2000 when she joined from DLJ. She has worked on Credit Suisse's European Sales team as a senior research salesperson based in New York. Michele has been responsible for managing the relationships of some of the firm's largest clients in the US for the European Equities product. Prior to that, Michele worked at HSBC as a member of their European sales team.
Michele's excellent client relationship management skills and sales experience with numerous of the bank's key clients, including many of their investors, equip her well for the Investor Relations role. Her deep knowledge of the bank's business and excellent network across Credit Suisse will help in the transition.
Michele has one son and a daughter who are top players in the junior circuit.
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