Rebecca Caplehorn graduated from Loughborough University with a joint honours degree in physical education, sports science and mathematics. She subsequently qualified as a Chartered Accountant via the NHS Graduate Management Scheme and has worked in senior finance roles within both tennis and football. Rebecca joined the Tottenham directors board in March 2015, after spending over five years at Queens Park Rangers FC. Read more to see how she answered our questions.
It’s full on, crazy, frustrating, exciting and rewarding!
Because I’m passionate about sport and didn’t want to spend my life just sitting behind a desk 9-5.
Being successful in a male-dominated environment by staying true to myself.
I’m the only woman in the country in this role and I bring something different to it than what a man would.
People underestimating what I’m capable of.
Self-belief and knowing that if I get a chance I’ll make the most of it.
Because there’s no reason why women can’t be as successful in the workplace as men.
Always wanting to grow and never feeling like I can’t do something.
You’ll never stop learning, even when you think you’ve got things sussed.