Contact EBU & EBED

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.

The contact number for the EBU is 01296 317200 - Reception and general enquiries (your call can then be forwarded to the correct staff member).

The English Bridge Education and Development charity (EBED) also shares our offices and their staff list can be found at the bottom of this page.

EBU full-time and part-time 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


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

Abbey Smith Safeguarding Officer


Bridge Warehouse

Sue Humphris Bridge Warehouse Manager

 01296 397851


Clare Burnage Accounts Assistant

 01296 317225

Kay Carter Administration Assistant & Licensing

 01296 317211

Tim Anderson IT Manager

 01296 317208

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