Sports Consultant, Film-Maker and Broadcaster
Leon Mann is a sports consultant, film-maker and broadcaster. He has interviewed some of the biggest stars in sport - including David Beckham, Michael Jordan and Shelley-Anne Fraser-Pryce. As a film-maker he has made two critically acclaimed documentaries on Usain Bolt for the BBC and owns Refresh Films, an independent production company. Leon also has a successful sports consultancy advising a range of athletes on how best to communicate.
Away from the day jobs, Leon is a co-founder of the Football Black List, an initiative that highlights the achievements of the black community in the sport. He is also the founder of the Black Collective of Media in Sport, a networking group for black sports journalists, as well as a board member of the Sports People's Think Tank. Leon is the Vice Chair of the Sports Journalist Association.