Wembley National Stadium Trust has a board of trustees, led by Khilna Shah.

Khilna has over 10 years of financial and commercial experience in the corporate sector, having worked at KPMG and then as part of the Senior Management Team of one of the largest private companies in the UK.

Khilna graduated from London of School of Economics with a first class bachelor’s degree in Economics and qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG.

Whilst at KPMG she set up and led a sustainable offshore practice in India.

Khilna is a huge sport enthusiast having grown up with two brothers in a football-mad house and playing a number of racket sports competitively. Khilna is passionate about the physical and mental benefits of sport and keen to tackle inequalities at all levels.

Khilna, a Wembley resident, is currently taking time out to bring up a young family after a successful professional career and actively volunteers as an ambassador for the pregnancy awareness charity, Action on Pre-eclampsia. She is also a member of the Finance and Audit Committee of Sported, the UK’s largest network of community groups promoting fairness and creating opportunities for young people through grassroot sport and physical activity.

Andrew is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive of innovision; a live event and experiential marketing agency.

He has been at the forefront of global mega-events, major national event celebrations, brand activation and major sporting events for the past 30 years. Notable work includes BBC Sports Personality of the Year, The Tour de France, London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, Red Bull Air Race and Pride in London.

Andrew is also a passionate advocate of inclusivity. In 2016 he founded and launched, Parallel; an award-winning fully inclusive mass participation event and accessible festival which champions active lifestyle, community and disability inclusion.

Andrew loves sport and still plays football for Nottsborough in the West London Veterans League. He lives in the London Borough of Brent with his wife, Claudia and 4 children.

Marilyn grew up in Stonebridge Park in LB Brent, one of the most vibrant yet deprived parts of London.   Marilyn took up running aged 10 and whilst at boarding school also played lacrosse, tennis and netball – a diversity of sport that reflects her athletic versatility.

She captained the GB team at the 2005 World Student Games, winning bronze in the 800m; and a year later represented England at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia.

Marilyn was part of the GB&NI or England athletics team for nine consecutive years. She finished third in the 800 metres at both the 2007 and 2008 IAAF World Athletics Finals andwas on the bronze winning 4 × 400 m relay teams at the 2007 World Championships and 2008 Beijing Olympics.

She is now works for Equinix, a data infrastructure company and is also a public speaker, Life Coach and Mentor and champion of women and girls. Driving change in professional sport and athlete welfare, she founded a podcast series called “Detach the Stigma”. Marilyn is also an ACGP governance practitioner.  

Outside of athletics, Marilyn enjoys singing (Gospel, Jazz & Soul), travelling and spending quality time with her family, friends and dog, Bentley. In 2016, Marilyn was the Sports category winner at the Igbo Women’s Awards held in London.

Alderman Kawsar Zaman is a barrister specialising in public, employment and regulatory law, including Sports Arbitration. He is also a senior elected official in the City of London as an elected Alderman.

He is also a qualified solicitor having practiced at Clifford Chance LLP and Allen & Overy LLP. Kawsar is a governor at Morpeth Secondary School in Bethnal Green, a Trustee of Toynbee Hall, and a pro bono legal adviser to Nujum Sports.

He is a lifelong resident of Tower Hamlets and was the first in his family to go to university, graduating from LSE, Oxford and Harvard Law School.

He is an avid Arsenal FC fan.

Ellis is General Manager at Blackburn Rovers Football Club, after making the move from Everton Football Club, following her passion lifelong passion for all things football.

Lynsey is Head of Foundation at Middlesbrough FC Foundation; overseeing the running of the club community organisation includes everything from strategic direction, governance, finance and operational delivery.  She has previously worked at the Premier League Charitable Fund, Middlesex FA as well as within basketball and badminton.