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Meet our New Chair

February 17, 2022

Phil Veasey is a Public Health and Community Engagement Consultant. He is currently on a 6 month sabbatical following a tough 3 years in the Public Health Team in Newham leading on a range of anti-poverty interventions throughout the pandemic. Phil is a proud member of the London Child Obesity Taskforce. An accomplished conference speaker, including achildhood obesity discussion on BBC Breakfast, keynote speaker at The European Obesity Forum.

Phil has created and driven national programmes including the National Mini Tennis Programme, for the Lawn Tennis Association (now the way children are introduced to the sport globally).

Phil plays at Finchley Manor –since 1983! - and has represented England at over-35 and Great Britain at over-40 levels at tennis and is a 6 times national champion. Middlesex tennis has been very kind to Phil over his many years of playing and coaching and its now his time to give back!

Get to Know Phil in 30 Seconds

  • Favourite Colour: Blue
  • Football team: A very proud Leyton Orient season ticket holder!
  • Fav tennis player: Rafaaaaaaaaaa!!!!
  • Favourite tennis shot: Volley
  • Winter or summer: Summer
  • Best place to travel: Portugal
  • Any interesting fact: Phil is also the Chair of Baseball Softball UK
  • Twitter  - @philveasey1

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