Chris Jennings Cardiff Metropolitan University

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Chris Jennings Cardiff Metropolitan University

Chris Jennings Cardiff Metropolitan University

Chris Jennings

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Chris has over thirty years’ experience in the public and academic sector related directly to sport and recreation. Chris began his career in Somerset and went on to work for five local authorities across the United Kingdom rising to Assistant Chief Officer before moving to Cardiff Met.  As Director of Sport he is responsible for managing the strategic development of the universities sports facilities, sport and recreational offer and outreach initiatives. In addition Chris manages the unique partnership between the City Council and Cardiff Met to deliver sport development across the City, providing a range of exciting placement opportunities for students.

During his career he has also built up considerable consultancy experience working for a wide range of public sector clients in the areas of health and safety, customer care, facility development, skills audits, project evaluation and training.

Chris is Joint-Chair of SkillsActive (Wales) and previously chaired University Sport Wales

His ongoing enthusiasm for sport and physical activity has developed with age, moving on from team sports to regular cycling and occasional golf.
Membership of Professional Bodies
CIMSPA (Member), SkillsActive, HEA (Fellow)


Cardiff Metropolitan University

Llandaff Campus, Western Avenue, Cardiff, CF5 2YB.
Tel: 029 2041 6070.

​General enquiries telephone: +44 (0)29 2041 6070