Charity Trustees

Stuart Rhodes

Co-Founder & Trustee Chair

Stuart was a top nationally ranked junior tennis player and was a regular in the Surrey men’s County team. In 2008 he was appointed manager of the M&G Global Dividend Fund and has very quickly built a reputation as one of the best up and coming fund managers in the UK.

Danny Sapsford

Co-Founder & Charity Manager

Danny played on the ATP Tour from 1987-1999, reaching a career high ATP singles ranking of 170 and 83 in Doubles and represented Great Britain in the Davis Cup from 1990-95. Danny competed in all 4 Grand Slams with his best performance coming at Wimbledon '99 where he made the 3rd Round before losing to eventual champion, Pete Sampras.

Jamie Baker


Jamie left Glasgow at aged 12 to pursue his dream of becoming a tennis player and reached GB number 2 and a career high of 186 in the ATP world rankings.

David Lloyd


David is a former GB Davis Cup player (1972-80), who went on to captain the team upon his retirement. An outstanding tennis career was usurped by an even more impressive business career.

Baroness Angela Billingham


Angela has spent a lifetime serving her community. From 1970 she served on Banbury Borough Council, then from 1974 to 1984 on Cherwell District Council.

Jackie Jeromson


Jackie has been involved with Bright Ideas for Tennis since the beginning and was appointed trustee in 2016.

Mark Sanders


Mark is currently LTA councillor for Cambridgeshire having taken up this position in 2016.