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Speaker Biography

Martyn Allison

Martyn is currently National Advisor for culture and sport with the Local Government Improvement & Development (LGID).

Martyn previously headed up the cultural service improvement unit within the IDeA jointly funded by DCMS, Sport England, Arts Council England, MLA and English Heritage. Prior to his appointment in April 2005 Martyn was on secondment with Sport England to oversee the development and implementation of the TAES self assessment framework and support the wider development of the improvement agenda. Before his secondment Martyn was Assistant Chief Executive with Leicester City Council where he has been responsible for corporate and performance management across the Council for over seven years.

Martyn’s early career was spent in leisure and recreation management as Deputy and Director of Leisure at Leicester City Council, Chief Recreation Officer at Scunthorpe Borough Council, and head of outdoor sport at Coventry City Council.

Martyn was Chair of the ILAM Children’s play panel for many years and an advisor to the ADC.