"Reaching the goal"
Experience and Background
The background and experience of the principal is substantial, with six years as Director of Tourism and Leisure for Fylde Borough Council, building and running a multidisciplinary customer-focused department with around 200 staff and an annual budget of around £6 million, and two commercially successful contracting divisions, one of which was sport and leisure management, and the other grounds maintenance.
This is supported with over 25 years experience in a management role, with a solid experience ranging from front line, hands-on, supervision to senior management, including.
- Team building
- Time management
- Influencing and delegation
- Problem solving and decision making
- Preparing reports and specifications
- Work planning and scheduling
Local Authority Working
Considerable experience in the ways of local authority working and budgets, including the role and operation of Committees and officers is also available, as is a network of leisure contacts at a senior level, and a knowledge of leisure organisations and funding sources.
Events and Attractions
Experience of event planning and organisation from international golf championships to local festivals and exhibitions.
Member of the Institute of Leisure and Amenity Managers.
Hon. Treasurer of the Lancashire Leisure Officers Group.