The Backbone of an Active Nation

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Steven will explore the vital role of a well-equipped, dynamic workforce to maintain the strategic commercial growth of the sector over the next five years; through continually delivering a world-class service to its customers, and engaging an ever-broader range of new members from all backgrounds, ages, and demographics. The session will be a keynote followed by a Q&A session with Steven.


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Steven Ward

Steven joined ukactive initially in the Public Affairs and Policy Team and rose through the ranks of that team, becoming first manager and then Director of the Department, before taking up the position of Development Director in 2012. In April 2015 he was appointed as Executive Director as successor to outgoing CEO David Stalker. In his time with ukactive, Steven has helped shape the rebrand from the FIA to ukactive, strengthened ukactive's ties to key partners such as the Department of Health and Sport England, and has been key in driving ukactive's partnership's with major brands.