Lifetime Director joins ukactive Board
Lifetime Training’s Client Services Director Nigel Wallace, was today announced as one of five senior industry professionals elected to the board of ukactive to lead the physical activity sector for the next three years.
ukactive is the not-for-profit body which provides services and facilitates partnerships for a broad range of organisations, to improve the health of the nation by supporting the vision of more people, more active, more often.
Nigel’s position at Lifetime, and his wealth of experience meant he was perfectly placed to represent education suppliers from the sector on the newly elected board.
He says of his new appointment: "It is an exciting time to join ukactive and particularly with skills and training high on the agenda I am delighted to lend my support to the Board, the sector and the members we serve."
Of the new appointments, David Stalker, CEO, ukactive said: "I am delighted to welcome our new board members and I look forward to working closely with them over the next three years.
"Following a successful organisational rebrand in 2012, we enter this period with renewed focus and energy for the challenge of getting our message of more people, more active, more often across to policymakers, businesses and consumers. There has never been a more important time for the physical activity sector to demonstrate its ability to work together to improve the health of the nation. I feel confident that our board represents a very strong mix of individuals from across the sector, bringing decades of experience and insight to the table to help us achieve this vision."
The five newly elected individuals announced by ukactive will each represent a category within the sector that matches their personal experience and skills and are as follows:
Operator - multi-site
Andy McCabe, Operations Director, GLL
Martin Seibold, UK Managing Director, Fitness First
John Treharne, CEO, Gym Group
Operator - Independent
Dave Wright (re-elected for 2013-2016), CEO, CFM
Supplier - Educational
Nigel Wallace, Client Services Director, Lifetime