British Wheelchair Basketball appoints Philip Wilson as chair
Leisure Opportunities
Job search
Job Search
see all jobs
Latest job opportunities
star job
Swim England
£31,393 - £35,700 depending upon experience
Loughborough, UK
GLL
Up to £7.96 per hour
Whitehaven, Cumbria
star job
Orangetheory Fitness
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Altrincham, UK
énergie fitness
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Winchester, UK
British Weight Lifting
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Nationwide

British Wheelchair Basketball appoints Philip Wilson as chair

Job opportunities
Viavi:be
£19,000 per annum
location: Oxford, UK
Leeds City Council
PO5: £39,961 to £42,806
location: Leeds, UK
truGym
Competitive Salary and Benefits
location: Peterborough, United Kingdom
more jobs

National governing body British Wheelchair Basketball (BWB) has named Professor Philip Wilson its new chair.

The appointment will take effect immediately and, according to a statement, "underpins the NGBs transformation of its leadership model" and follows the May 2018 appointment of CEO Lisa Pearce.

Wilson is the first BWB chair to have been recruited from outside of the sports membership and brings significant boardroom experience to the organisation.

He has held trustee positions for both sporting and academic organisations, as well as the role of chief executive of Conde Nast College – part of Conde Nast International, the multinational publishing group which owns Vogue and GQ magazines.

He has also been a trustee at Burnley Football Club in the Community and Liverpool Amateur Football League.

Aat Burnley, he was instrumental in the setting up of The University and College of Football Business – a partnership between Burnley Football Club and Buckinghamshire New University.

Working together with CEO Lisa Pearce, Wilson will be tasked with "driving forward the momentum of change" at a time when the sport of wheelchair basketball is experiencing significant growth in both participation numbers as well as commercial opportunities.

Commenting on his appointment, Wilson said: “At my core I am a passionate advocate of ‘sport for all’ and look forward to driving forward the NGB’s ambitious strategic direction into Tokyo 2020 and beyond.”

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
National governing body British Wheelchair Basketball (BWB) has named Professor Philip Wilson its new chair.
SAR,PHR,PUB
Wilson is the first BWB chair to have been recruited from outside of the sport's membership

More News

1 - 15 of 38,113
19 Nov 2018
Women in Sport has teamed up with the Fatherhood Institute, Fulham Football Club and the English Football League Trust to help fathers and daughters from ... More
19 Nov 2018
Budget operator énergie Fitness has named Neil King as its new CEO. The announcement was made at the 2018 évolution Conference – énergie's annual franchisee ... More
19 Nov 2018
A new wellness concept, mixing exercise classes with healthy food, is preparing to launch its first site in Manchester. FoodWell will offer group fitness classes ... More
18 Nov 2018
UKinbound has publicly backed the government's much-maligned Brexit deal, saying that it would offer some measure of stability by avoiding a "disastrous no-deal" exit. The ... More
16 Nov 2018
Steve Brown has announced he will step down as CEO of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) after just 14 months in the role. Brown's shock ... More
16 Nov 2018
The London Borough of Redbridge has opened the doors at its new £5m leisure centre. Facilities at the Mayfield Leisure Centre include a six-lane, 25m ... More
Active IQ
Active IQ
16 Nov 2018
Surrey County Cricket Club (CCC) has received full planning permission for the redevelopment of its Kia Oval ground, which will increase the venue's capacity to ... More
16 Nov 2018
The University of Warwick has released an in-depth fly-through video of its soon-to-be-completed sports and wellness hub in Coventry, UK. Set to become one of ... More
16 Nov 2018
Winners of this year's Active Training Awards have been revealed at a gala event in Birmingham. Organised by ukactive and the Chartered Institute for the ... More
16 Nov 2018
Legend Club Management Systems will enable all of its customers to have the ability to open their data for collaboration with third parties. The announcement ... More
15 Nov 2018
The Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) – the first sports-centric venue of its kind in the UK – has opened at Loughborough University. Designed ... More
15 Nov 2018
Self Esteem Brands, owner of Anytime Fitness, has acquired a new fitness concept with plans to franchise it worldwide. Basecamp Fitness – developed by entrepreneur ... More
FIBO
FIBO
15 Nov 2018
New York Times best-selling author and top TED Talk speaker Susan Cain will be the opening keynote speaker at the 2019 ISPA Conference & Expo ... More
15 Nov 2018
The newest venue of Oxygen Freejumping has opened at the O2 Arena in London, UK. Implemented by zynk Design and Lunar Trampolines, the flagship 30,000 ... More
15 Nov 2018
Corporate fitness sales specialist Gympass has signed an exclusive three-year deal with leisure operator Everyone Active. The deal will see Gympass offer memberships to Everyone ... More
MyZone
MyZone
1 - 15 of 38,113
employer of choice
Would you like to work for a gym operator that allows you to develop and use your skills to the full whilst being well rewarded? The Gym is totally committed to allowing 'the manager to manage' and rewarding our key personnel for delivery... More
Active IQ
Active IQ