The Grassroot Soccer Global Board of Directors represents a diverse group of leaders from the health, education, business, sport, and nonprofit sectors who are dedicated to the mission and vision of GRS.

Gregg R. Lemkau, Chair

Co-Head of the Investment Banking Division

Goldman Sachs

Gregg is co-head of the Investment Banking Division. He is a member of the Management Committee, the Investment Banking Division Executive Committee a...Read more

Seb Bishop


Summerill & Bishop Ltd.

Seb Bishop is the CEO of Summerill & Bishop, a homeware and lifestyle business focused on the tabletop, founded by his mother, Bernadette Bishop and h...Read more

Dr. Brian Antony Brink


DMed (HON) (Witwatersrand)

Dr. Brian Brink worked for the Anglo American Group for 33 years. He retired as Chief Medical Officer at the end of 2014. During his tenure he advised...Read more

Cynthia Carroll

Former Chair, Vedanta Holdings and Former CEO, Anglo American PLC

Cynthia Carroll, in her current role as Chair of Vedanta Resources Holdings Ltd., advises on key strategic initiatives for the Chairman's Office of Ve...Read more

Thomas S. Clark, M.D.

CEO and Founder

Grassroot Soccer

Tommy Clark is a pediatrician and former professional soccer player. Tommy conceived the idea for Grassroot Soccer after living and playing soccer in ...Read more

Tom Crotty

Senior Advisor

Battery Ventures

After a dozen years as Managing General Partner overseeing all investment and operational aspects of Battery Ventures, Tom moved into a senior advisor...Read more

Jennifer Diamond


Diamond Foundation

Jennifer is the president of the Diamond Foundation. She has a B.S. from Michigan State University and an M.A. in Anthropology from Goldsmiths College...Read more

Kenneth R. French

Roth Family Distinguished Professor of Finance

Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College

Kenneth R. French is the Roth Family Distinguished Professor of Finance at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is an expert on the be...Read more

Jonathan Klein

Co-Founder and Chairman

Getty Images, Inc.

Jonathan D. Klein has been the CEO of the global digital media company Getty Images, Inc., the premier creator and distributor of visual communication...Read more

George Lightbody


Lazy Brown Dog Ventures

George Lightbody has no idea what he wants to be when he grows up. For ten years, he was involved with non-profits, raising major gifts for Columbia...Read more

Angela Mwanza

Senior Vice President of Investments


Angela joined UBS Private Wealth Management in 2008. Angela brings over 15 years of experience specializing in advising families on sophisticated inve...Read more

Methembe Ndlovu


Grassroot Soccer

Methembe Ndlovu is a co-founder of Grassroot Soccer and has played a major role in the organization's growth. Methembe was born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe ...Read more

Christen Press

Professional Soccer Player

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and National Women’s Soccer League

Christen Press is a member of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, and was part of the squad that won the 2015 FIFA World Cup. She has earned over...Read more

Todd Sisitsky

Managing Partner

TPG Capital

Todd Sisitsky is the Managing Partner of the TPG Capital business in the US and EU, and co-leads the firm’s investment activities in the healthcare ...Read more

Lisa Stuart


Lisa received her BA in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley in 1983. She holds a MSW and a MPA from Columbia University. Lisa was a social worker...Read more