Who's involved

Active Lives HIT leadership team

  • HIT Director: Fiona Cramp, Professor of Long Term Conditions and Director of the Centre for Health and Clinical Research, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
  • HIT Director: Karen Lloyd, Active Ageing Bristol Manager, Age UK Bristol
  • HIT Director: Lisa Wood, Senior Manager (Health and Physical Activity), Wesport
  • Lay member: Francesco Palmer
  • Dr Gary Christopher, Gerontologist and the Ageing Well lead , UWE


  • Jacq Abraham, Public Health, Bristol City Council
  • Steve Bunce, Clinical Head of Therapy, North Bristol NHS Trust
  • Rachel Webber, OPR Pathway Lead –Medicine Therapy, South Bristol Hospital, UHBW or delegatee
  • Professor Fiona Cramp, Physiotherapist and Director of the Centre for Health and Clinical Research, UWE Bristol
  • Sport and Active Lifestyles team, North Somerset Council
  • Lerato Dunn, Culture & Arts team, Bristol City Council, and freelance dance practitioner
  • Dr Richard Kimberley, Senior
    Research Fellow, NHS England Regional Facilitator, SW Social Prescribing
    Network Chair
  • Ed Norton, CEO Lifecycle Bristol
  • Dr Alex Rotas, sports photographer of elite and grassroots events/activities for over 55s
  • Elke Small, OT Manager, Adult Social Care, Bristol City Council
  • Steve Spiers, Programme Manager, Green Social Prescribing, BNSSG ICS
  • Professor Afroditi Stathi, Professor of Physical Activity and Community Health, School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham