Clare Hazell (Chief Executive)
Clare joined the PPA in April 2014 following 12 years at The Professional Jockeys Association. During that time her role involved managing and promoting the comprehensive package of support and welfare schemes available to Jockeys and mentoring youngsters embarking on their careers. She was also a Director of the Jockeys Employment & Training Scheme between 2002-2014. At the PPA, the responsibility for the sports’ development and success is central to her role, as well as its administration and provision of support and advice to all participants.


Becci Thompson (Communications and Commercial Executive)
After graduating with a degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Sheffield in the summer of 2014, Becci spent the following year working for a Science Communication Charity. In her role at the PPA, Becci works to communicate effectively with participants and to promote the sport widely. Although a relative newcomer, Becci has quickly become passionate about the world of racing and is thrilled to be working in such an exciting sport with such dedicated supporters.