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Louise Forrest

Team Member

Personal Information

Job Title:

Development Manager (Doncaster and Rotherham) (On maternity)

Areas of Work:

District Activity Partnership support – Doncaster and Rotherham

Previous Experience:

Louise provides project management support to Sport Leeds, a district activity partnership made up of around 20 key sport and physical activity partners across the city. Within this role Louise is currently supporting the development of a new city-wide ambition for physical activity and sport, helping drive the interim collaborative projects (during the creation of a new strategy) and coordinate various sub-groups.

Louise works closely with the Chair, Peter Smith and Vice-Chairs, Sally Nickson (Head of Sport, LBU) and Anna Frearson (Public Health) as well as the Sport Leeds Operations Group of eight members.

Louise has also been seconded to Leeds City Council to work on their locality agenda in Inner East Leeds. Working closely with the Council’s Communities Team in the most deprived wards of the city,
Louise leads on projects that use physical activity as a tool to engage, reduce social isolation, increase social integration and support local people to lead healthier lives, all through an ABCD approach.


BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science

MSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science

CDI Level 3 Leadership & Management

Personal Sporting Interests:

In her spare time Louise enjoys classes at her local gym and doing parkrun with the buggy.

Contact Details:

Telephone number:

0330 2020 280 (Ext 123)

Mobile number:

07794 247998