We've appointed Jeanette Bain-Burnett and Lisa Dodd-Mayne to our Executive Leadership Team following a recent restructure.
Jeanette joins as the Executive Director of Policy and Integrity, a newly created role responsible for leading and developing expertise and advice in relation to the key issues and audiences that matter most to the delivery of our strategy, Uniting the Movement.
She'll also have responsibility for ensuring that integrity issues and inclusiveness are central to England’s community sport and physical activity system.
Jeanette joins from the Trussell Trust, where she's currently Director of Participation, and she's also held a variety of senior roles for the Greater London Authority, including Head of Community Engagement and as Assistant Director for Communities and Social Policy.
She's also a former Director of the African Diaspora Dance Association (ADDA) and strategic consultant for clients including Arts Council England, Creative Lives and BBC Arts.
Lisa joins as the Executive Director of Place, which is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction for how we engage in and deliver a local and community-based approach to Uniting The Movement, including the expansion of the places in which we invest.
She'll also be tasked with building strong relationships with local organisations who have a role in the delivery of sport and physical activity across the country, and the creation of sustainable and inclusive facilities and active environments.
Lisa joins from the University of Warwick, where she's currently Director of Sport & Active Communities and brings a strong career history working in communities and sport.
Previous roles include Director of Sport and Culture at Wakefield Council and Coventry City Council, where she headed up their sports team.
She chairs the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Physical Activity & Health Board and represents the Higher and Further Education sectors on ukactive’s Membership Council.
Jeanette (left) and Lisa (right) will join Sport England on 30 August.
The roles help make up a new-look senior leadership team at Sport England.
Led by Tim Hollingsworth as Chief Executive Officer, the team also includes Nick Pontefract (Chief Strategy Officer), Ali Donnelly (Executive Director of Digital, Marketing and Communications), Phil Smith (Executive Director of Partnerships) and Rachel Musson (Interim Chief Finance Officer).