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Meet our Team

Ian Carey Director
Michael Salmon Head of Insight, Health & Wellbeing
Tim Aldred Local Partnership Officer (Education)
Lesley Hill Healthy Placemaking and Active Design Lead
Richard Bradford Opening School Facilities Programme Manager
Amy Baker Local Partnership Officer (Communities)
Joanne Dodd Local Partnership Officer (Workforce)
Joanne Booker Communications and Marketing Officer
Bethune Smith Faith and Activity Co-ordinator
Leah Goode Healthy Schools Co-ordinator
Jennifer Oakes Programme Coordinator
Luke Philpotts School Games Organiser / Dudley Network Co-ordinator
Daniel Allen Community Engagement Advisor

Through our hosting contribution

Leanne Lloyd Programme Support Administrator
Sarah Middleton Chief Executive Black Country Consortium Ltd
Chris Styche Senior Researcher
Katherine Birch Head of Marketing
Delma Dwight Director of Economic Intelligence
Nicky Horne Head of HR & Operations
Gloria Bates Head of Finance
  • Who We Are

    We have a passionate belief that physical activity and sport can improve people’s lives and that it is every residents right to be physically active and play sport.

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  • Meet our Team

    Do you want to contact the team? Find out who is best for you to talk to here.

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  • Governance

    We’re committed to ensuring that we define and embed robust governance arrangements which enable us to work to the highest standards across our organisation.

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  • Measures of Success

    View our approach to performance management and see how we robustly evidence our impact.

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  • Stakeholder Engagement

    We seek to co-ordinate joint working where it adds most value, to tackle physical inactivity and get more people playing sport.

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  • Towards an Active Black Country Strategic Framework

    This Framework features a ‘call to action’ that will unite stakeholders and partners in finding a common purpose to address the inequalities and challenges the Black Country faces.

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Best practice examples and initiatives from across the 5 key indicators on how you could utilise your Primary PE and Sport Premium funding.

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Timely data and learnings in relation to physical activity and sport in the Black Country and the added value we can offer.

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Resources and videos to support the Black Country sport & physical activity workforce, sports clubs and community organisations.

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