The AFC Wimbledon Foundation is a charitable organisation whose overriding objective is to operate for the benefit of the public generally and Merton residents in particular. 

The Trustees of the Foundation are:

Erik Samuelson, Chairman

Philip Rudling, Executive Director

Baroness McDonagh, life peer and former General Secretary of the Labour Party

Mick Buckley, Director at AFC Wimbledon and former President of CNBC Europe. 

Nigel HiggsDons Trust member

The Patrons of the Foundation are:

Sophie Hosking

Sophie won gold in the London 2012 Olympic Games in the lightweight double sculls. She is an avid Wimbledon fan and played for the girls' team before switching to rowing. She lives in Wimbledon.

Alun Armstrong

Best known for his role as Brian Lane in New Tricks, Alun is a multi-award-winning actor and won the coveted Olivier Award for his role as Sweeney Todd. He also starred in Patriot Games, Braveheart and Van Hesling. He is a regular at AFC Wimbledon games. 


If you think you’d be a perfect fit to join the Wimbledon family, we’d love to hear from you.

  Philip Rudling,  Foundation Director

Philip Rudling, Foundation Director

  Andy May,    School Sports Development Officer

Andy May,  School Sports Development Officer

  Lewis Westlake  Administration Manager

Lewis Westlake Administration Manager

  Georgia Heasman  Sports Development Officer

Georgia Heasman Sports Development Officer

  Emma O'Connor,   Inclusion Officer

Emma O'Connor, Inclusion Officer