Meet the team

Leanne Marega

Chief Executive Officer

Leanne has spent the past 15 years in the wellbeing industry coming alongside nonprofits and businesses to develop health and wellbeing solutions so staff can flourish at work. She has spent the past 10 years in leadership roles and has been Chief Executive for Thrive Worldwide since inception in 2017.

In her role as Co-Founder and CEO for Thrive, Leanne leads on vision, strategy, organisation culture, company growth and leading a dynamic team. She is also passionate about clients, and remains actively involved in business development and client engagement.

Prior to Thrive, Leanne worked with InterHealth Worldwide for eight years, including the role of Regional Director for Eastern Africa. Leanne is an entrepreneur with a heart to see people and organisations thrive. She is also a trained Coach from the Awaken Coach Institute, and provides one to one coaching for entrepreneurs, leaders and those with a desire to live a full life.

Leanne has a Masters from University of East London (UEL) in International Humanitarian Psychosocial Consultation and an Undergraduate from University of Chester in International Development Studies and Law.

Leanne lives between the UK and Kenya with her husband. She thrives in community, going on long walks, cooking, baking and reading a good book.

Leanne is based between the UK and Kenya.