Board of Directors

Chris SheppardChairman

Chris Sheppard

Chris has been Chairman of Wiltshire Cricket since the old Wiltshire Cricket Board was dissolved in October 2010. Chris has been involved with Wiltshire Cricket for a long time in many different capacities. He is currently also secretary of Wiltshire County Cricket Club.

Chris SykesFinance Director

Chris Sykes

Chris has been Finance Director since Wiltshire Cricket became incorporated in October 2010, having previously been Treasurer of the old Wiltshire Cricket Board. Chris is also Chairman of the Wiltshire Youth League.

In his professional life, Chris is a chartered accountant having worked for Zurich Financial Services before taking semi retirement in April 2011.

Pete SykesManaging Director

Pete Sykes

Pete has been with Wiltshire Cricket, initially as Cricket Development Manager and latterly as Managing Director, since February 2009 having previously worked as Cricket Development Officer.

Pete graduated from Exeter University with a degree in Business Economics before heading in to the world of Cricket Development. He is now responsible for leading the Wiltshire Cricket team and ensuring all targets and programmes of work are delivered successfully.

Lee WardNon-Executive Director

Lee Ward

Lee joined the Board of Directors in March 2013. A strong background in Sport & Leisure Management, he has extensive experience in supporting organisations to get more people playing and engaged in sport and physical activity. Previously holding roles within school and community sport, Lee’s experience as a Leisure Consultant has seen him lead on large scale development projects for sporting organisations such as Sport England as well as working with Councils and Local Authorities to improve their sporting provision. He is currently the Senior Relationship Manager for a National Governing Body of Sport (Badminton England) leading a remote team of managers across the country. 

Lee’s cricket involvement is through being a UKCC2 qualified coach and committee member of Chippenham Cricket Club. He has also held the position of 1st XI Captain for 6 years during which time led the team to promotion into WEPL Premier One for the first time in over 18 years.

Steve SadlerNon-Executive Director

Steve Sadler

Stephen came on to the Board of Directors in October 2013. Stephen's business career has been in finance and operations, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant, and he has been a Finance Director for a number of public companies, as well as a non-executive Director for a listed company. His current employment is as Group Finance Director for Yattendon Group Plc.

Stephen's cricket involvement in Wiltshire is through being a UKCC2 qualified coach; a qualification he uses to support both Burbage and Easton Royal CC's junior section and the Wiltshire talent pathway programme

Rob MoyserNon-Executive Director

Rob Moyser

Robert’s business career has been in both management consulting and engineering. He is professionally qualified as a Chartered Engineer and holds a MBA from Manchester Business School. His current role is with Buro Happold Engineering leading the design of new Cities and City districts worldwide. In this role he focuses on innovation, business case and value chain, sustainable design and the inclusion of technology.

Robert’s cricket involvement in Wiltshire is supporting Winsley CC as a UKCC2 coach. He has previously represented Norfolk 1st XI at Minor Counties Level and played ECB Premier League cricket for a number of years both in Yorkshire (Sheffield Collegiate CC) and East Anglia (Vauxhall Mallards CC).