Management Team Jono Leaf-Wright

Chief Executive Officer


The Central Gauteng Lions (CGL) is delighted to announce the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer Mr Jono Leaf-Wright. Mr Leaf-Wright will start on 1 October 2019. The 37-year-old entrepreneur started cricket coaching in 2001 and was first involved with Gauteng Cricket during the 2003 Cricket World up through an internship programme.


Mr Leaf-Wright has been involved with Montrose Primary School and the educational system for over 17 years and in 2009 completed and passed his CSA Level Three Coaching Qualification. He has been the Cricket South Africa National U19 Talent Scout for 11 years and the Lions U19 Coach for the past 11 years as well. Mr Leaf-Wright has assisted the Royal Challengers Bangalore in previous IPL’s and Champions Leagues and more recently was appointed manager of Jozi Stars during the first Mzansi Super League in 2018. An astute businessman and entrepreneur that will bring innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit to the union.