The objects of the Company are to undertake activities which benefit the community and in particular (without limitation) to promote inclusion, particularly of disabled people, through cultural activities including fashion, physical activity and sport.
Sam is passionate about inclusive fashion and leading a healthy and active lifestyle. She played wheelchair tennis from 2003 until 2009 and won a doubles silver medal at the 2007 Para Pan Am Games. She retains her interest in physical activity as a Parallel Ambassador.
In 2019 Sam launched her own fashion brand and opened an on line shop focussing on universal design: www.samantabullock.com. She collaborates with designers including Gunda Hafner, Peter Twiss, Rua Luja, Bekoffee, Amaella, Contessina London, Caroline London, London Organic and many others designing inclusive and sustainable products.
Sam has performed on the most prestigious catwalks in the world including Dubai, London and New Yprk Fashion Weeks. She has spoken at a number of conferences and events. In 2019 Sam was announced as one of the 100 Most Influential Disabled People in the UK & won a Focus Brazil award as an influential Brazilian working overseas.
Mark has more than 25 years experience in Paralympic/disability sport, sports development & the broader social impact of sport. He is passionate about diversity and inclusion, wellbeing, healthy lifestyles & nutrition. He is an experienced leader, manager, coach and now a consultant working with a number of organisations to promote and develop inclusive sport. He has travelled to more than 80 countries developing wheelchair tennis & attended four Paralympic Games & two Olympics in various capacities from coach to Technical Delegate.
He has extensive experience of delivering award winning sports programmes in developing countries. He also managed the largest public tennis centre in the UK and delivered community tennis programmes in two cities. Mark is an experienced public speaker having spoken at numerous conferences all over the world. He is a member of the University of Nottingham Sports Board & is also a mentor to current students and has won several awards from the University.
He was a member of International Paralympic Committee Paralympic Games Committee & was a regular delegate to the IPC Sports Council and General Assembly over a number of years. He now writes a regular blog on inclusive with sport & physical activity being the central theme.
Mark is active himself playing football, tennis, running and practicing yoga. In 2016 he took part in the inclusive Parallel London event in London and an inclusive Tough Mudder with a Paralympian in the team raising funds for a charity that promotes inclusive education and sport in Africa. He is now an ambassador for Parallel Global.
Helen is passionate about helping people play full out to become the best they can be, doing what they love. She spent the last decade studying and observing the psychology of influence amp; interviewing 1000’s of successful business owners to understand human behaviour & how it relates to creating success across business amp; personal transformation.
Helen is an entrepreneur in her own right and has built & invested in multiple successful businesses across a variety of industries. She has addressed and worked with all levels of business including corporate entities, small & medium sized enterprises & Start Ups.
A business expansion strategist with a 20 year track record of success, Helen has coached, mentored trained & supported thousands of people across all industries on 4 continents. Her expertise is in; leadership & peak performance, business scale-ups, sales & marketing strategies & talent management.
Helen has created 300+ training programmes on and offline across all core aspects of growing a business. She has spoken at industry specific events & worldwide conferences working with many leading organisations.
Helen knows how to get people authentically engaged to maximise their game in life & business.