Richard Carlton-Crabtree

Richard Carlton-Crabtree

Richard is a Director of the Oakdale Well-being Group; a Harrogate-based organisation providing therapy for children and young people. Previously Richard worked as Business Development Director, and then Operations Director, with Insight Healthcare; the UK’s largest non-NHS provider of primary care psychological therapies. Richard worked at the forefront of the Department of Health’s flagship ‘Improving […]

Liz Burdett

Liz has over 30 years’ experience in public service within the education, skills and employment sectors, working both in national and local government and in public and private sector agencies. She has a keen lifelong interest in sport and physical activity and is passionate about the benefits of sport for both physical and mental health. […]

Halima Khan

Halima Khan

Halima has worked within the field of sport development for the past 16 years and has extensive experience from a community grassroots to strategic level. Working with various sporting bodies, she brings experience from her previous roles at Sporting Equals, Rugby Football League, Yorkshire Sport Foundation, Bradford Council Sports Development, Badminton England and StreetGames. Halima […]

Simon Clegg

Simon is now a business owner working in Filey on the Yorkshire coast. He owns and manages a tea room, as well as a holiday letting business. Prior to this, Simon spent 12 years working for PwC, reaching the grade of Senior Manager prior to leaving. He is a qualified chartered accountant and an experienced […]

Robert Hurren

Robert Hurren

Rob is now retired, having worked in local government for over 40 years. He was a Director of Integrated Care working across Adult Social Care, the NHS, Housing and the Voluntary Care Sectors. Following an internship at the International Labour Organisation in Geneva and voluntary work at Rudolph Steiner Foundation in Vaud, Switzerland he qualified […]

Abigail Young

Abigail Young

Abigail has over 15 years’ experience of SME private sector business operation, strategy and management. She joined a family-owned medical sales organisation as a marketing executive in 2007, working up towards the position of Business Director and a member of the board in 2017. She assisted with the sale and transition of the company to […]

David McLean

David’s career has been largely in the Public and Third Sector. He is currently a Policy Manager with the National Fire Chief’s Council, providing policy and strategic advice to the Fire and Rescue Services in the UK and Home Office, the Education Department, and the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. David also provides […]

Nichola Skedgel

Nichola Skedgel

Nichola was a former gymnast and athlete at grassroots level, dropping out of competitive sport at the age of 18, but her passion for sport did not diminish. Nichola is the Competition Partnerships and Innovation Manager for England Athletics and has worked in a number of roles, from membership services to Major Events, for various […]

Jack Matthews

Jack is Head of Delivery at the Football Foundation, the Charity of The Premier League, The FA and Government, helping communities build and develop football & multi-sport facilities through grant investment. He has held various roles at the Foundation since joining in 2017, including leading the development of the Sport England National Lottery funded, Active […]

Andy Dukes

Andy is the Youth Justice Team Manager for North Yorkshire as part of the wider Children and Young People’s Service of North Yorkshire County Council. Andy has worked within residential child care, practiced as a social worker and for the last twenty years has worked with young people who come into contact with the Police. […]

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