Introducing the new Team at Cirencester Park Polo Club (CPPC)
Headed by Isabel Branch as a consultant General Manager and interim CEO.Isabel is familiar to Cirencester Park, having been Assistant Manager from 2004 to 2007, following graduating from The Royal Agricultural College, where work placement was also at Cirencester Park! Isabel has also worked at Cowdray Park Polo Club, been Polo Manager at Auckland Polo Club in New Zealand, The Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club and 5 years as a Senior Operations Manager at Metropolitan Polo Club in Tianjin, China.
Isabel will lead a new team with Tom Meyrick as Polo Manager; who will manage the day to day organisation of Polo, and Chloe Vezey as Administrative Assistant who will manage the office and assist Isabel and Tom, Danielle Brown is also helping in the office on a part time ad-hoc basis.
Tom started playing at the age of 7 and went on to play at all levels in the UK and is no stranger to Cirencester Park, having played here since school days with great success. Aged 22 he left his career in Polo and moved to London where he worked for Quintessentially in Business Development. Following a successful period in this role, the draw back to Country life was too great and he came back into Polo and has since managed Polo establishments both in England and abroad.
Chloe is new to Cirencester and Polo; Originally from Zimbabwe, she completed her Degree in Events Management in England and started her career in London.A recent move to Cirencester sees her join the team at CPPC where she is settling in brilliantly, having hit the ground running.
Isabel will be overseeing the operations of the Club and developing new business.The Polo Manager and Administrative Assistant positions will be 12-month roles with Tom applying his Business Development skills in the Winter months.
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For the opening of the season we are going to have a complimentary open weekend – so no Members badges will be required for admission this weekend. Members packs will be sent out within the next 2 weeks.
We would also like to let you know that on Thursday the 10th May there is a reciprocal evening at Wincanton Racecourse.You can use your 2017 badges for admission.If you would like to go and no longer have your 2017 badges please contact the Polo Office and we will send you some.
The Clubhouse will be open on Sunday and Monday for Lunch and Afternoon Tea.The Semi-Finals of the Cirencester 0~40 Goal Tournament will be taking place at 3 & 4:15 on Sunday and the Finals at the same time on Monday.We hope to see many of you at the Club this weekend to properly open the season.