Living Sport seeks a new Chairperson


Living Sport is looking for a new Chairperson to lead and support the implementation of its Strategy and Business Plan - to realise the potential of sport and physical activity to contribute to a wide range of local strategic and community agendas while also developing the business of the charity away from reliance upon a single grant funder.

Living Sport writes:

Do you have a passion for sport and active living?  A belief in its capacity to enhance and enrich at both an individual and community level?  And a drive for achieving equality and diversity?  Do you understand that sport can contribute positively across a range of agendas?

Our aim across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough is:

”Improving health and wellbeing by supporting people to get active”

Living Sport seeks an experienced and high performing individual with strong networking and influencing skills and an ability to think creatively and strategically to become the Chairperson of Living Sport. 

We are seeking an individual to provide the strategic leadership necessary to develop Living Sport at an exciting time of transition and to ensure, through innovation and high-performance delivery, it realises its potential.

This is a great opportunity to influence the way sport and physical activity is developed across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough - delivered to high quality and contributing to improving the health of our communities - while also developing the business of the charity.

Living Sport is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and is committed to following best practice in the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults.  The Living Sport Board has a target and commitment to take all appropriate actions to achieve a minimum of 30% of each gender on the Board and a commitment to progressing towards achieving gender parity and a greater diversity generally on the Board including diverse ethnic communities and disability and welcomes applications from those from these communities.

Further information about the position is available from Simon Fairhall, Chief Executive, Living Sport on 07767 390516 or  The closing date for applications is Monday 28th June 2021 and interviews on Tuesday 6th July 2021 (am)


Living Sport is a charity working across Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and part of the national network of Active Partnerships significantly funded by Sport England from the National Lottery. Our strategic aim is “Improving health and wellbeing by supporting people to get active” with a focus on increasing participation in sport and physical activity for those in targeted areas of identified need and amongst older people, disabled people and those with a long term health conditions.

Living Sport