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Chris Wright

Head of Health & Wellbeing – Youth Sport Trust

Chris worked as a Sports Development Manager for 5 years in Coventry from 1997 working for Coventry Sports Foundation with vulnerable and SEND children. He moved into Local Authority Sports Development Management in Cambridgeshire in 2002 and joined the Youth Sport Trust in February 2003 as an Area Development Manager. Having provided development support to Sports Colleges and School Sport Partnerships across the country for 8 years; Chris more recently led on the design, development and implementation of the £11.4m Department of Health funded Change4Life Sports Clubs programme and became Head of Health & Wellbeing at the Youth Sport Trust leading on strategic partnerships and tailored interventions dealing with physical inactivity and health inequalities.