Please see below the details for staff, Board and Advocates. You can also use the contact us form for general information.

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Found 36 team members.

  • Barry Horne

    Chief Executive

    Barry provides leadership to the organisation, working closely with the Board and all staff to make sure that EFDS is able to deliver exceptional results and see more disabled people getting and staying active.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Andy Dalby-Welsh

    Deputy Chief Executive

    Andy provides executive and strategic leadership alongside the Chief Executive, Barry Horne. He leads on the charity’s business development and is responsible for Corporate Services, Marketing and Communications, Research and Insight, Event Management, Fundraising, Public Affairs and Member Support.

    Phone
    07766417490
  • Ray Ashley

    Head of Engagement

    Ray provides leadership and support for the development and success of the Engagement and partnerships team. He oversees the local engagement, work with National Governing Bodies of sport and other partnerships, such as building relationships with the disability sector.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • George Bollands

    Active Kids for All Project Assistant

    George supports project administration, communication, delivery and evaluation alongside the project manager and project officer across the Active Kids for All programmes.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Sarah Brown-Fraser

    Marketing and Communications Manager

    Sarah has been involved in sport for disabled people for several years. She leads and oversees the marketing and communication function across the whole organisation, ensuring EFDS’s position is developed positively for all internal and external stakeholders.

    Phone
    0161 228 2868
  • Jess Cook

    National Partnerships Advisor

    EFDS has a team of Advisors to support local and national work. The Engagement Advisors cover nine regions across England. Jess as a National Advisor supports key strategic partners, including National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs). Her work helps these partners to be more effective in enabling more disabled people to be more active in sport and physical activity.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Barinder Dale

    Head of Corporate Services

    Barinder leads on our finance and HR management. She looks after our day-to-day operations, providing systems and procedures to help improve our effectiveness.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Helen Derby

    Get Out Get Active Programme Officer

    Helen supports the development and delivery of the Get Out Get Active (GOGA) programme alongside the Programme Manager. The programme is supported by Spirit of 2012.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Mark Fosbrook

    Engagement Advisor (West Midlands and South West)

    EFDS has a team of Advisors to support local and national work. The Engagement Advisors cover nine regions across England. Along with our National Advisors, they support key strategic partners, including County Sports Partnerships (CSPs) and National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs). Their work helps these partners to be more effective in enabling more disabled people to be more active in sport and physical activity.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Dawn Hughes

    National Engagement Advisor (Leisure)

    Dawn manages the IFI project and leads on the equipment standards, working with manufacturers nationally and internationally to ensure that all future gym equipment is accessible. She supports leisure organisations to help their engagement with disabled people.

    Phone
    01509 227750
  • Mike Jennings

    Communications Advisor

    Mike joined EFDS in February 2017. His role involves writing content, media relations, stakeholder engagement, developing digital platforms and social media. He also supports other internal teams and organisations with their promotion activities.

    Phone
    0161 200 5440
  • Joan Massie

    Finance and Administration Assistant

    Joan’s role supports the Head of Corporate Services with Finance, HR, Payroll and office management. She provides administrative support to remote working staff and is the first point of call for telephone calls and federation email enquiries.

    Phone
    01509 227750