Richard Millard

Rich has experience in local government, leisure trusts and 25 plus years working for Places Leisure, one of the largest leisure management companies in the UK. Places Leisure is a social enterprise which is passionate about ‘creating active places and healthy people’ and improving opportunities for communities to be physically active. It experiences over 30 million visits per annum across the 128 leisure facilities that it operates on behalf of local authorities across the country and supports over 116,000 children learning to swim each year.

In his role as Partnership Director, Rich works closely with many local authority partners, National Governing Bodies of Sport, partner agencies and funding agencies to increase participation in physical activity and improve the health of the communities Places Leisure serve in line with industry strategies.

He is also a fellow of CIMSPA and chairs the Sector's Professional Development Board which leads on skills development and apprenticeships.

Richard Millard
Richard Millard
Partnerships Director
Places for People


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