Promoting Sport & Physical Activity

Sports equipment
Sadie Mason MBE

Sadie Mason MBE

Chief Executive

01273 642438 / 07841 717718

Sadie has overall responsibility for Active Sussex business & financial operation. She works with sports development professionals to strategically influence local sports policy.

Anthony Statham

Anthony Statham

Strategic Relationship Manager

01273 644149 / 07760 164032

Anthony manages stakeholder relations and takes an insight led focus on inactive populations. He acts as the lead for Workforce, National Governing Bodies, Insight and Equality. He is also the Lead Safeguarding Officer for Active Sussex.

Ross Joannides

Ross Joannides

Strategic Relationship Manager

01273 644 154 / 07760 164001

Ross is the strategic lead for physical activity and health managing stakeholder relations and taking an insight led focus on inactive populations. He also acts as the Disability & Safeguarding deputy.

Jo Ashworth

Jo Ashworth

Strategic Relationship Manager

01273 644139 / 07760 156122

Jo develops sports participation in young people aged 14-19 by enhancing links between school & community sport. She also leads on the Sussex School Games.

Henry McLaughlin

Henry McLaughlin

Data Analysis & Services Officer

01273 643838

Henry analyses activity data to provide Active Sussex and partners with the insight needed to help people become more active.

Ruth Dacey

Ruth Dacey

PR and Communications Officer

01273 644153 / 07432507429

Ruth is responsible for internal and external communications, digital communications, strategic communications, social media management, media relations, the Active Sussex website and coordinating print and branded materials.

Edward Bartram

Edward Bartram

Events Officer

01273 644103

Ed delivers the Sussex Sports Awards, School Games, Parallel Youth Games & Active Sussex Network meetings, Annual Partner Conference & AGM.

Nick Chellel

Nick Chellel

School & Community Sports Officer

01273 644106 / 07766 894494

Nick supports Sussex primary schools benefiting from the PE & School Sport Premium and assists with the two main County Sports Partnership programmes for Children & Young People, Sportivate & Satellite Clubs.

David Taylor

David Taylor

School Sport Administrator

01273 644185

David assists primary schools with support around the PE & School Sport Premium, promoting initiatives, programmes and local offers that develop PE, sport and physical activity.

Marci Pollakova

Marci Pollakova

CSP General Administrator

01273 643869

Marci provides secretarial support to the Charity as directed by the Chief Executive, the Board of Trustees in fulfillment with our corporate governance role. She also provides effective office administration and customer services, plus administrative support for national programmes managed by the CSP.