LeanIn with Louise Martin CBE, Chair, SportScotland
Thursday 26 February, 5.00pm for 5.30pm – 7.00pm
Buchanan House, 58 Port Dundas Road, Glasgow, G4 0HF
The first inspiring speaker of 2015 is Louise Martin CBE. Louise is Chair of sportscotland and, being passionate about all aspects of Scottish sport, is committed to encouraging everyone to discover and develop their own sporting experience, helping to increase participation and improve performances in Scottish sport. Louise is the Immediate Past Chair of the Commonwealth Games Scotland (CGS) and has a long and on-going association with the Games as a competitor, team manager and administrator.
In 2003 Louise was awarded the CBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to the Commonwealth Games.
As CGS Chair, Louise led the successful Bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games which resulted in Glasgow being awarded the Games in November 2007 and was appointed as Vice Chair of the Organising Committee.
Other board appointments include UK Sport and Chair of the Scottish Sports Hall of Fame Committee.
Originally a practicing sports nutritionist, the vast majority of Louise’s work in sport has been undertaken in a voluntary capacity.