Our Staff

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

James Rasmussen

Hi, my name is James and I am a CSI Support Worker (Young People Forward Homeless Project)

Donna Brennand

Hello, I am Donna and I'm an Administration Officer at Active Lancashire.

Marta Pakula

Hi, I’m Marta and I joined Active Lancashire as YES Hub Project Lead.

Adrian Leather

Hi. I am Active Lancashire's Chief Executive. I’ve been with Active Lancashire since 2006.

Abi Woodcock

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

Amy Thompson

Hi, my name is Amy Thompson and I am a Relationship Manager at Active Lancashire.

Beth Kay

Hi I’m Beth and I manage relationships with our key stakeholders in the Central area (Preston, Chorley, South Ribble).

Gemma Avery

Hi, my name is Gemma and I am the Marketing Manager at Active Lancashire.

Calum Marsden

Hello, I’m Calum, the Health & Wellbeing Officer. I am the lead on the More Positive Together (MPT) Health and Wellbeing Offer including Cycling Program’s, Family Sports Packs and local community provision.

Sharon Hayward

Hi, my name is Sharon and I am a CSI/YPF Support Worker working in the Burnley area.

Carol Ross

Hi, I am Carol and I am the Director of Operations at Active Lancashire.

Louise Gregory

Hi, I’m Louise and I’m a support worker with Rossendale Works Employability Project in Rossendale.

Michelle Grimes

Hi, my name is Michelle Grimes and my role is Assistant relationship manager (central cluster)

Olivia Fensome

Hi, my name is Liv and my role of Project Support Officer is to support the development of the Business Health Matters programme across Lancashire

Dominic Holroyd

Hello, I am Dom, the Children and Young People's Development Officer at Active Lancashire.

Adam Walton

Finance and Monitoring Support officer

Emma Colledge

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

Mike Rhodes

Hi, my name is Mike and I am the Marketing Assistant for Active Lancashire’s new initiative, Business Health Matters

Dr. Iliana Makri

Hello, I am Iliana and I am the Research & Insight Manager. My role involves the design and carrying out the evaluation process of our projects.

Jane Moodie

Hello, I am the Challenge through Sport Initiative Lead and Operations Manager. The project I lead offers activities to people in recovery from substance misuse.

Jayne Wilson

Hi. I’m the Training and Development Coordinator for Active Lancashire.

Katey Markland

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

Mark Stephenson

Hello. I’m the Operations Manager (Sport) covering Pennines Lancashire for Active Lancashire.

Martin Heald

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

Paul Blythin

Hi I am one of the Operations Managers at Active Lancashire and the main contact in the organisation for the areas of West Lancashire and Lancaster. Recently I also became a Lead for Business Health Matters.

Rachel Abbotts

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

Ronan McMahon

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

Hiya, I'm Sadie Riley and I am the Marketing and Events Officer here at Active Lancashire

Sarah Dunne

Hi, I’m Sarah and I am Relationship Manager (Burnley) at Active Lancashire.

Sarah Walton

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

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