Find out more about who we are, the work we do and how we can help you. 

Adrian Leather: Chief Executive

Hi. I am Active Lancashire's Chief Executive. I’ve been with Active Lancashire since 2006, coming from a varied background in ecology, community development and Youth Justice.

Abi Woodcock: Project Support Officer

Hello, I am Abi, the Project Support Officer at Active Lancashire.

Amy Thompson: Project and Volunteer Officer

Hi, my name is Amy Thompson and I am the new Project and Volunteer Support Officer working on the More Positive Together project.

Beth Kay: Operations Manager

Hi I’m Beth and I manage relationships with our key stakeholders in the Central area (Preston, Chorley, South Ribble), as well as overseeing all activity concerned with our Sport England Primary Purpose contract which includes addressing our Workforce needs.

Calum Marsden: MPT Project and Volunteer Officer

Hello I’m Calum the Project Volunteer and Support Officer I will be the lead on the Health and Wellbeing MPT Offer including Cycling Program, Family Sports Packs and local community provision

Carol Ross: Service Development Manager

Hi, I am Carol and I am the People Development Manager at Active Lancashire and part of the management team.

Darren Wright: Relationship Manager

I am the new Relationship Manager at Active Lancashire where I have a geographical focus on Pendle, Burnley, Rossendale and Hyndburn whilst having thematic themes for Young People and Communities.

Dominic Holroyd: Children and Young People Development Officer

Hello, I am the Volunteer & Business Officer at Active Lancashire.

Emma Colledge: Grant Manager

Hi, I'm Emma and I am the Grant and Compliance Manager at Active Lancashire

Iliana Makri: Research and Insight Officer

T: 01772 299830 E:  Hello, I am Iliana and I am the Research & Insight Officer. I have joined the organisation in September 2018. My role involves the design and carrying out the evaluation process of our projects. I conduct both primary and secondary research to support the activities of Active Lancashire. My other duties include the dissemination of research …

Jane Moodie: CSI Project Coordinator

Hello, I am the Project Coordinator for the Challenge through Sport Initiative and I have only been with Active Lancashire since April 2014. This is a pilot project which offers activities to people in recovery from substance misuse.

Jayne Wilson: Coach Development Manager

Hi. I’m the Coach Development Manager for Active Lancashire.

Katey Foster: Project and Volunteer Support Officer

Hello! I am the Project and Volunteer Support Officer for Satellite Clubs here at Active Lancashire.

Leanne Tweedale: Business Administration Assistant

Hello, I am Leanne and I'm an Administration Assistant at Active Lancashire.

Linda Trafford: Monitoring Support Officer

Hi, I am Linda Trafford. I work part-time and have 2 roles; one is to support Stuart, Finance Manager, providing financial administration for the whole team and my second is to support Emma, Grants Manager, with the new More Positive Together project.

Mark Stephenson: Relationship Manager

Hello. I’m the Relationship manager covering Pennines Lancashire for Active Lancashire.

Martin Heald: Project Support Officer

Hello. I’m Martin, the Administration Officer for Active Lancashire.

Paul Blythin: Relationship Manager

I work with national governing bodies and local authorities to try to increase the number of people taking part in sport and physical activity across the county.

Rachel Abbotts: Communications Officer

Hi I'm Rachel, the Communications Officer here at Active Lancashire.

Ronan McMahon: Club Link Maker

I joined the Active Lancashire team in September 2015 to take up the role of Club Link Maker, managing the Satellite Clubs intervention.

Sadie Riley: Communications Officer

Hiya, I'm Sadie Riley and I will be standing in for Rachel Abbotts as Communications Officer whilst she is off on maternity leave.

Sarah Dunne: Assistant Relationship Manager

Hi, I’m Sarah and I have joined Active Lancashire as a Project and Volunteer Support Officer.

Sarah Walton: Business Manager

Hi, my name is Sarah Walton and I am the Business Manager at Active Lancashire.

Stuart Oliver: Finance Manager

Hi, I am the Finance Manager and Company Secretary for Active Lancashire and part of the Senior Leadership Team. My role is to manage the finance function for the organisation

Wendy Ferneyhough: MPT Monitoring Officer

Hi I am Wendy and I am the Monitoring Support Officer for the More Positive Together programme.

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