Michael de Giorgio
Mike de Giorgio is the Chief Executive of Greenhouse, a charity working to promote sports and sport education among disadvantaged young people in the UK. Set up in 2002, Mike created a sports coaching pilot for young people living in a local housing estate.
Identifying the need to bring sports to young people living in less privileged areas, in 2004, Greenhouse delivered their sports programmes to schools. Table tennis programmes were brought to schools in inner-city areas of London, before merging with Bethwin Community Football Club in 2005.