Joanna Deagle
Company Secretary and Trustee

Joanna Deagle

Having originally joined CAFE in November 2014, Joanna was appointed as Managing Director two years later.

Joanna’s role at CAFE includes overseeing the growth and development of the organisation, working closely with UEFA and other external stakeholders to deliver CAFE’s works across Europe and beyond.

Joanna has a proven track record of working with football’s governing bodies to ensure that major tournaments and finals are accessible, inclusive and welcoming for a range of disabled spectators.

Under Joanna’s stewardship, CAFE has overseen the organisation’s largest International Conference in Bilbao, the development of the Disability Access Officer role, and the most accessible FIFA World Cup to date.

Prior to joining CAFE, Joanna worked and volunteered for a number of organisations such as Emmaüs France, and their partner organisation in Burkina Faso, the Brazilian Paralympic Team and ReachOut. Joanna also sits as an observer on the UEFA Football and Social Responsibility Committee, and is a Trustee of Level Playing Field.

Follow Joanna on LinkedIn.

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.

Follow Mark on LinkedIn.

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.

Follow Kush on LinkedIn.

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.

Follow Tony on LinkedIn.

Eleni Theodorou
Director and Trustee

Eleni TheodorouEleni is a young professsional with a hybrid background in both the private and the public sector. She has researched and conducted reports for the WHO, Geneva Gender Champions and Cern, Philanthropy Advisors and won multiple awards such as the All4Youth Innovation Challenge by Nestlé, EY, Firmenich and others. Her new endeavor includes supporting We Share Ventures, an impact investor for social enterprises, as an investor relations and strategy advisor

Eleni is currently conducting a consultancy with the Global Business and Disability Network on business for the International Labour Organisation. She is also the partnerships manager for Movement on the Ground, a humanitarian organisation.

Eleni has a deep interest in corporate impact investing and venture philanthropy for disability. Her goal is to create a mindset shift in order to show that disability inclusion is good business, and disabled people are a human capital that companies should invest in.

Follow Eleni on LinkedIn.