Interview with Lisa Wainwright, MBE, CEO, Sport and Recreation Alliance


Lisa Wainwright, MBE, CEO, Sport and Recreation Alliance talks to Sam Ellis about how her experience growing up in a Yorkshire mining town set where an inspirational sports teacher, led her on a path to motivate a wider population.

She explains her passion for sport as a means for people to better themselves and the leadership strategies that are important to her in building a creative, agile and inclusive culture. She feels one of the greatest leadership skills is the ability to listen and be confident that your team will find the solutions for you. Also important is carving at time to reflect, where Lisa will look to other sectors and environments to find new impetus for change.

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