Joanna Deagle
Company Secretary and Trustee

Joanna DeagleJoanna joined CAFE in November 2014 as our Fan Liaison and Development Manager, and was named as Managing Director in November 2016.

She is fluent in French and Portuguese and graduated with a masters degree at the Kings College London Brazil Institute. Joanna has skills in project coordination, working with French and Portuguese speaking clients and also brings knowledge from having worked and volunteered for a number of organisations such as Emmaüs France, and their partner organisation in Burkina Faso, with the Brazilian Paralympic Team and with ReachOut in London.

Joanna is also a Trustee of Level Playing Field, our sister organisation in England and Wales.

Edgar Davids
Director and Trustee

Edgar DavidsEdgar joined the CAFE Board of Directors in January 2019 following a glittering playing career that saw him earn 74 caps for the Netherlands national team.

Edgar played for some of European football’s biggest clubs during his career, including Ajax, AC Milan, Juventus, Inter and Barcelona. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most recognisable players of his generation, and was named in both the 1998 FIFA World Cup and UEFA EURO 2000 teams of the tournament.

In 2007, Edgar co-founded Straatvoetbalbond Nederland (SVBN) – the Dutch street soccer federation – striving to bring about better cohesion and education in less-privileged, multi-cultural areas of the Netherlands through football. He is also a co-founder of Parc des Rêves, working to create multi-functional sports pitches in under-privileged neighbourhoods across the world.

Edgar’s first involvement with CAFE came at our third International Conference – Total Football #TotalAccess – in Bilbao, where he presented the first ever CAFE Access and Inclusion Champions Awards.

Mark Flewitt
Director and Trustee

Mark FlewittMark joined the CAFE Board of Trustees in 2017. His professional background covers 34 years working in banking and finance in UK and Latin America.

Over the past 4 years Mark has also been involved as a Trustee, and recently as Chairman, with a UK charity which runs integration and therapy projects in Romania for the benefit of disabled and disadvantaged children and young people.

Mark is a lifelong supporter of Arsenal FC, and his languages include Spanish and French.

Kush Kanodia
Director and Trustee

Kush KanodiaKush is a former executive trustee of CAFE's sister organisation Level Playing Field, and has been a disabled football supporter for over 25 years. He was also a member of the Chelsea Disabled Supporters Association (CDSA).

Kush, a Delivery Improvement Consultant with the North East London Commissioning Support Unit at the NHS,  is also a trustee for the charity Ability Net which focuses on making technology accessible for disabled people.

Previously, Kush co-founded Choice International. He also gained management and leadership experience, working at Morgan Stanley Capital International. He has helped pioneer and develop best practices in equality and diversity for a number of large multinational organisations.

David Moussy
Director and Trustee

David MoussyDavid is Vice-Chairman of the DSA for Olympique Marseille FC (363 season ticket holders, making it the largest association of its kind in France). In his capacity of Vice-Chairman, David organises all aspects of enabling disabled fans to support Olympique Marseille at both home and away matches. His work includes liaising and negotiating with the club, coordinating volunteers on match days and providing support services to disabled fans. David has worked closely with Olympique Marseille in order to improve access for disabled fans and enhance their match day experience.

A life-long supporter of Olympique Marseille, David is a big football fan and enjoys watching any match, from his son’s under 11 team to Barcelona or Arsenal! David is delighted to have the opportunity to put this experience to further good use as part of the CAFE team: developing DSAs similar to the HandiFan Club Olympique Marseille across France and creating a French national federation of disabled supporters.

David initially joined the CAFE team on a part-time basis as a Project Co-ordinator around UEFA EURO 2016 in France.

Tony Taylor
Director and Trustee

Tony TaylorTony heads up an independent management consultancy specialising in human resources and talent management. He chairs a number of organisations and is Chief Examiner for a large professional body for whom he is also a subject expert author in sales, marketing, operational management and corporate governance.

Tony has been involved with football for many years and is currently Chair of CAFE’s sister organisation, Level Playing Field.