Job Title:Director of Local Support and Partnerships
James has worked in sports development for the past 12 years including roles in the charity, education and public sectors across Yorkshire.
James’ current role focuses on increasing the opportunities for disabled people in sport and physical activity. He is also the lead officer for the wider physical activity agenda and links to public health. His specialist areas include project & event management, stakeholder engagement and partner relations.
His passion for sport and working with minority groups is evident and he has worked on a number of projects using sport for social change.
James recently completed a Certificate in Business Management from the University of Leeds Business School and is a part-time lecturer on the Sports Development course at Leeds Beckett University, covering modules in strategic management and project planning. He is also a Member of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).
BA (Hons) Sport & Recreation Development
Personal Sporting Interests:
In his spare time James enjoys running, mountain biking and climbing.
0330 2020 280 (ext 115)