Chris Whitaker



Chris is the current Chair of BASIS a role he has fulfilled for the last 9 years. A founder member of the Association, he spent 12 years at the England and Wales Cricket Board as a Facilities and Investment Manager, coordinating and supporting the delivery and implementation of the National Governing Body facility funding programmes in the recreational game. He worked on several pilot and landmark projects which helped to drive the adoption of sustainable practices within the recreational game including the state of the art and forward looking, Urban Hub at the Leyton Sports Ground in East London.

Chris facilitates and manages the Special Interest Groups at BASIS which bring together leading specialists in their field to ‘deep dive’ into topics which are the burning issues within sport, with the purpose of sharing and publishing information relevant to the industry.

Outside of BASIS, Chris currently Chairs a not for profit, social enterprise providing leadership and life skills to young volunteers.

Chris Whitaker will be speaking at the following sessions.

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