Baroness Sue Campbell

Chair of the Youth Sport Trust, a charity devoted to building a brighter future for young people

Baroness Sue Campbell CBE is Chair of the Youth Sport Trust and has been with the charity since it's inception in 1995. Sue is a former junior international pentathlete and netball player who went on to represent her country as a player, a coach and a team manager. Trained as a physical education teacher, Sue has taught at the University of Manchester and lectured at Leicester and Loughborough Universities. Before joining the Youth Sport Trust, she was Chief Executive of the National Coaching Foundation (now Sportscoach UK) for 11 years.

Among many honours, Sue has received 10 honorary doctorates, the latest of which was awarded from Queen's University Belfast in July 2013. In June 2003, Sue was awarded a Commander of the British Empire for her services to sport. More recently, the Baroness was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2012 Sunday Times Sportswomen of the Year Awards and was the Chair of UK Sport (until early 2013), where she presided over Team GB and ParalympicGB's largest medal haul in living memory.