The Team

Meet our team of experts in place and systems leadership

Our team is a collective of highly-experienced professionals who collaborate on projects together and help places to change for the better.


Ken specialises in place-based work, leadership development, creative engagement and facilitating the establishment and development  of eco-system networks and communities of practice.

Cate specialises in network development and change programmes. Cate has led sizeable change programmes at both a place-focus and in national organisations, having worked across multiple sectors.

Andy specialises in collaborative leadership, cultural change and the pivot to active wellbeing. He is a leader who has a record of transformational change at a local, regional, and national level.

Jamie specialises in innovative interaction design and delivery, people led complex problem solving and multi medium content creation that connects with people through its simplicity and emotive look, sound and feel.

Stan specialises in education, learning and self-development. He has worked across local authority and private sectors in a management capacity and is often enlisted by local authorities to help boost performance.


Chris Perks

Chris Perks

Chris is as a leading practitioner in place-based working and systems leadership across health, local authority and physical activity sectors.

danni roberts

Danni Roberts

Danni is a behavioural scientist and social researcher on a mission to change the way people think and feel about sport and physical activity.

Dr Jon Argent

Dr Jon Argent

Jon is a multi-skilled strategic leader with a comprehensive track record in the sport, physical activity, leisure, and wellbeing sectors.

Liona Gibbs-Bravo

Liona Gibbs-Bravo

Liona specialises in understanding how sport can be used as a tool in youth work to support young people lead fulfilling lives and help others.

Marg Mayne

Dr Marg Mayne is an executive with over 25 years’ experience in successfully developing and leading not-for-profit organisations, national and international.

mark sears

Mark Sears

Mark designs and delivers participatory learning experiences for place-based leaders who are ready to lead courageously within their community.

Mark Tweedie

Mark Tweedie

Mark specialises in transformational leadership to successfully develop and translate strategy into action, delivering better outcomes for communities.

Sumaiyah Solkar

Sumaiyah is the Active Madrassah lead for Together an Active Future, embedding physical activity, sport and play at the heart of madrassahs.

Faeeza Vaid

Faeeza Vaid

Faeeza has extensive experience in charity leadership, advocacy, and fostering inclusive practices in organisations and in training and facilitation.