Contact EBU

A permanent professional staff based in Aylesbury administers the business of the English Bridge Union. You can find a list of departments and their staff below, along with email addresses, telephone numbers and links to a short biography and photograph. You can also contact a member of staff by post, to the following address:

English Bridge Union
Bicester Road
HP19 8AZ

The normal office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 17:00, though this may vary for some members of staff.

01296 317200 - Reception & general enquiries (your call can then be forwarded to the correct staff member)


Staff contacts by department

Reception & General Enquiries

Amanda Williams Reception Admin Assistant 01296 317200

Tournament Department

Robin Barker Deputy Chief Tournament Director and Master Points 01296 317223
Louise Crisp

Competitions Administrator &

Selection Committee Secretary

01296 317203

Leszek Lubaszewski Tournament & Sim Pairs Organisation & Logistics 01296 317204


Tim Anderson Membership Development Officer 01296 317208
Heather Bakhshi Laws & Ethics Administrator 01296 317219
Lou Hobhouse Editor of English Bridge 07905 038575
Sam Kelly Communications Officer 01296 317215
Jonathan Lillycrop Club Liaison Officer and EBUScore 01296 317206

Bridge Warehouse

Sue Humphris Bridge Warehouse Manager 01296 397851


Clare Burnage Accounts Assistant 01296 317225
Kay Carter Administration Assistant & Licensing 01296 317211
Harry Watson Services IT Development and Support 01296 317227


Gordon Rainsford Chief Executive/Chief TD 01296 317222
Karen Durrell Office Manager and Membership 01296 317201
Gail Nancarrow Accounts Manager 01296 317210