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Please see below the details for staff, Board and Advocates. You can also use the contact us form for general information.

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Found 24 team members.

  • Barry Horne

    Chief Executive

    Barry provides leadership to the organisation. He works closely with the Board and staff to deliver exceptional results - and see more disabled people getting and staying active.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Ray Ashley

    Strategic Lead - Partnerships

    Ray provides leadership and support for the development and success of the engagement and programmes teams. He oversees local engagement, the work with National Governing Bodies of sport and other partnerships, including with the disability sector.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Sarah Brown-Fraser

    Marketing and Communications Manager

    Sarah's passion lies in inclusive and accesible marketing communications. She likes to help people to make the most of market insight, planning and channels. Sarah's a big fan of plain English and writing articles on inclusion and diversity.

    Phone
    0161 228 2868
  • Jess Cook

    National Partnerships Advisor

    We have a team of Advisors to support local and national work. The Engagement Advisors cover nine regions across England. Jess as a National Advisor supports key strategic partners, including National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs). Her work helps these partners to be more effective in enabling more disabled people to be more active in sport and physical activity.

    Phone
    07764 291660
  • Lauren Cundy

    Secondary Teacher Training Programme Officer

    Lauren works on Sport England’s Secondary Teacher Training Programme, providing support to the Sport England Team. Her passion for inclusive sport began when she first started coaching sports sessions for disabled people. She wants to help ensure inclusion is embedded in P.E, sport and activity.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Barinder Dale

    Head of Corporate Services

    Barinder leads on our finance and HR management. She looks after our day-to-day operations, providing systems and procedures to help improve our effectiveness.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Helen Derby

    Get Out Get Active Programme Officer

    Helen supports the development and delivery of the Get Out Get Active (GOGA) programme alongside the Programme Manager. The programme is supported by Spirit of 2012.

    Phone
    07764 291662
  • Sarah Edwards

    Fundraising Coordinator

    Sarah oversees the co-ordination of individual and event fundraising activities. This includes employee-giving, groups and schools fundraising as well as charity of the year applications.

    Phone
    0161 228 2868
  • Nicola File

    Engagement Advisor (East and South East)

    Nicola supports local and national work, including with Active Partnerships and National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs). Nicola helps these partners to be more effective in enabling more disabled people to be more active.

    Phone
    07976 779489
  • Jessica Flavell

    Research and Evaluation Advisor

    Jessica provides research support, and evaluates the impact of our programmes, to build on our knowledge and effectiveness in improving inclusivity and enabling disabled people to be more active.

    Phone
    0161 228 2868
  • Mark Fosbrook

    Engagement Advisor (West Midlands)

    Mark supports local strategic partners, including the Active Partnerships, across the West Midlands. He also manages the exciting Include Me West Midlands programme spearheaded by West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) in partnership with Sport England and Activity Alliance. The former Paralympian and wheelchair basketball international was awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of his work for disability sport in 2019.

    Phone
    07764 291670
  • Dawn Hughes

    National Engagement Advisor (Leisure)

    Dawn manages the IFI project and leads on the equipment standards, working with manufacturers nationally and internationally to ensure that all future gym equipment is accessible. She supports leisure organisations to help their engagement with disabled people.

    Phone
    01509 227750