Qualifications: Professionally Qualified to ISRM and active CIMSPA member
Pete joined Parkwood Leisure in April 1996. His operational experience in leisure and facility management spans over 35 years in both the public and private sectors. He was formally Leisure Manager for North Herts District Council, has held a Regional Director role for Parkwood Leisure for over fifteen years and is currently the Regional Director for the South East.
Pete is a qualified ISO 9002 Quality auditor, D33 / D34 NVQ training assessor and Quest quality systems assessor, and was awarded the HR Austin national award for achievement whilst studying for the Institute of Sport and Recreation Management. He is currently a member of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) and holds a NEBOSH Health and Safety qualification.
Pete has a broad base of experience in facility and contract management and has been actively involved in establishing and operating PFI, DBOM, PPP and best value management contracts in both the leisure and education sectors. The South East region is comprised of partnerships with 8 local authorities, as well as the operation of a private fitness club. Overall, the region hosts 28 facilities either directly managed or via partnership arrangements.