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Sport England funds four new appointments at ukactive

Sport England is providing ukactive with funding that has allowed the non-profit organisation to expand its management team with four new appointments.

According to ukactive, the four new members of staff will "help grow its membership base" and are the result of a growing strategic partnership with Sport England – which aims to "maximise the opportunities and reach of the nation’s physical activity providers".

The new recruits are Chris Foster, head of learning and development; David Gerrish, head of digital transformation; and Gemma Williams and Emma Thomas, who will both be client services managers.

"The partnership with Sport England is built to help reinvigorate the physical activity sector to develop and improve its offer to get people more active," said ukactive CEO Huw Edwards.

“With these team members in place, we are ensuring that our members receive the best support available in their work to get the nation moving more.”

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Sport England is providing ukactive with funding that has allowed the non-profit organisation to expand its management team with four new appointments.
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Sport England is providing ukactive with funding that has allowed the non-profit organisation to expand its management team with four new appointments.

According to ukactive, the four new members of staff will "help grow its membership base" and are the result of a growing strategic partnership with Sport England – which aims to "maximise the opportunities and reach of the nation’s physical activity providers".

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"The partnership with Sport England is built to help reinvigorate the physical activity sector to develop and improve its offer to get people more active," said ukactive CEO Huw Edwards.

“With these team members in place, we are ensuring that our members receive the best support available in their work to get the nation moving more.”

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