Lesley was appointed CEO of British Marine in mid-2018. Prior to joining, Lesley was Managing Director at MDL Marinas, Europe’s leading Marina operator. Previous to this, her commercial career has spanned leisure, consumer goods, media and IT and she was also a Director of the Money Advice Service, heading up the Service’s debt advice programme in the UK.
At British Marine, Lesley has specific responsibility for the strategic direction of the organisation, working in conjunction with both board and members.
She is also Vice Chair and Trustee of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, a Trustee of Ocean Youth Trust South and a Non-Executive Director of Police – Crime Prevention Initiatives. Lesley is a qualified chartered accountant by background.