In this second episode of “Leaders Talk” Alexa Fuschillo talks to Tennis Legend and LTSB Patron, Virginia Wade OBE.
Virginia is best known for winning Wimbledon Ladies Singles in 1977, one of the most memorable moments in Wimbledon history. That same year Virginia was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame and was BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
In her more than 20-year career she has won 55 Singles Titles, including three Grand Slams reaching World No. 2 ranking. She also won four Grand Slam double championships reaching World No. 1.
Since retiring from tennis in 1986, she has worked in media reporting, commentating and analysing tennis events for the BBC, Eurosport and US networks.
Alexa joined LTSB in 2012 and completed her apprenticeship with Tradition in 2013. Eight years later she is Tradition’s Legal Entity Controller and is studying towards a CIMA qualification. Alexa is a keen sportswoman and has played tennis since she was 4 years old.
Leaders Talk is a weekly podcast series featuring young people in conversation with leaders from all walks of life who share insights into their lives and careers in business, sport, public service, wellness and the arts.