Sam Winton

Founder & CEO

Sam Winton founded Here For Sport in 2019, after his first year at University studying Economics and International Relations. He is a keen rower for the University of St Andrews Boat Club and an active part of the rowing community. As Director of Youth Engagement at Scottish Rowing, and as a member of the Athletic Union Executive Committee - using his experience within the sport sector to continue to fight for better.

Contact me at samwinton@hereforsport.com

Annie Wilkins

Director of Research

Annie is studying psychology at the University of St. Andrews. Her focus is on mental well-being, positive psychology, social psychology and the psychology of music. Annie ran cross-country and played hockey during secondary school, and joined rowing at university, where she met our founder, Sam. Annie was one of our earliest volunteers, having helped run the inaugural Here For Sport Masquerade Ball. It’s success and her passion led her to join as a director.

Contact me at anniewilkins@hereforsport.com

Ava Rawson

Director of Advocacy

Ava has a passion for renewable energy and the environment, which led her to read sustainable development and social anthropology at the University of St Andrews. Involved in athletics from a young age, she became a captain for Girl's Up to help fight gender based barriers to participation in sport before joining Here For Sport. Ava is also an award-winning journalist and prolific sports photographer for renowned publications.

Contact me at hfs.directorofmarketing@gmail.com