Chris Grant; Keynote Speaker at this years Welsh Sports Association AGM

Chris Grant; Keynote Speaker at AGM

At this years Welsh Sports Association AGM we will be joined by Chris Grant, who will deliver our keynote address on the opportunity we must all seize to address equality and inclusion issues. In this keynote, Chris will draw on his extensive experience at all levels of sport to explain why one of the sector’s biggest challenges – taking equality seriously – is also its greatest opportunity.

How Inclusion and Diversity Can Help Save Welsh Sport

The Welsh Sports Association AGM, 16th November 2020 – 19.00 – 20.30.

WSA members and non-members will hear about the challenges we must all face in making sport more inclusive. With the pandemic having exacerbated many underlying equality issues in sports participation, and the Black Lives Matter movement highlighting the stark inequality faced by people in Wales, we must all step up to the challenge and work of reforming our approach to diversity and inclusion in sport.

WSA members and non-members can sign up for FREE via the WSA Chris Grant Keynote AGM Event link

Chris has spoken at events including the inaugural World Cities Forum, the NHS Medical Directors’ Conference and the Institute of Housing Conference. He chaired the UK Chip & PIN Programme; was a lead tutor on UK Sport’s Elite Coach development programme, and currently chairs the Steering Group for English football’s Integrated Coaching Strategy, building 21st century career and development pathways for coaches and managers in the professional game. Convinced that sport can drive positive social change, Chris sits on the Board of Sport England. Previously, he sat on the Boards of International Inspiration, London 2021’s International Development Programme and the Youth Sport Trust. He served as a member of Comic Relief’s UK Grants Committee, and was CEO of Sported, the UK-wide capacity-building charity. An expert in leadership and group dynamics, Chris’s book: “Better Decisions” has recently been published by Quarto.

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