• Paul StruthersPaul Struthers
    Chief Executive
    Paul succeeded Kevin Darley as Chief Executive in February 2012 and joined the PJA Board in April 2013. Paul is a trustee of JETS, the PJA Pension Scheme and the Jockeys Association Trust. He is also a Director of the Horsemens Group and is a Horsemens Group-appointed director of Racing Enterprises Ltd. He previously worked in the racing industry for 11 years, most recently as Head of Communications for the British Horseracing Authority, having begun his career working as a betting shop manager and then in business development.
  • Ann SaundersAnn Saunders MBE
    Executive Director
    Ann joined the PJA in 1976. As Company Secretary she administers the running of the company and accounts and is Office Manager.  She is a Trustee of the Jockeys’ Pension scheme and the Jockeys Association Trust and undertakes the day to day administration of both.
  • Dale GibsonDale Gibson
    Executive Director (Racing)
    Dale joined the PJA team in January 2010 as Industry Liaison Officer and combines this role with consultancy and media work within the sport. Working alongside the PJA’s Chief Executive and with other sectors of the racing industry, the role encompasses welfare, training and safety issues.
  • Izzy DesaillyIzzy Desailly
    Commercial & Membership Manager
    Izzy has been part of the PJA Team since 2008 and was appointed Commercial & Membership Manager in 2014. Her role involves managing and promoting the comprehensive package of support and welfare schemes available to Jockeys and mentoring youngsters embarking on their career. She is also responsible for overseeing PJA events and working on commercial and sponsorship opportunities.
  • vicky-websiteVicky Lee
    Membership Assistant
    Vicky joined the PJA in October 2016. She has responsibility for the administration of a number of key membership schemes as well as supporting the team generally, particularly with project work.