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In response to GLA research showing that community sport sector organisations are interested in having a space/platform to share best practice and learn from each other; the Insight fortnight included five conversations aligned to the five Sport Unites social outcome areas.  Each meeting was designed to:

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Sport Unites Insights Webinar Series

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Dr. Damian Hatton, inFocus Consulting

Damian is the Managing Director of inFocus and a dynamic social entrepreneur and Leadership Coach. He combines a broad range of skills and experiences from the last 25 years. Having initially trained as a medic, he worked as a doctor in the UK and Australia, prior to founding and running one of the most exciting, impactful and fastest-growing charities in the UK (Street League). He has since worked across all five continents, supporting many different types of social impact actor to develop and grow their skills and capabilities to run high performing charities, foundations and social enterprises.

About the Co-host

Graham Spacey, inFocus Consulting

Graham is a Senior Consultant at inFocus.  Originally trained as a Physical Education teacher, Graham has over ten years of experience research and evaluation and 16 years working in teacher training, sport management and the sport for development and peace at the University of Brighton. For inFocus, he has project managed and lead the evaluation team for several projects in the globally, including inFocus' work with the GLA on the Sport Unites and MEEF programmes,  where he has designed and delivered complex multi-year evaluations in a range of topics

Provide an engaging platform for physical activity and community sport practitioners to share good practices and experiences that have helped to achieve the Sport Unites outcomes for Londoners;

Contribute to the planning of Phase 2 of the Sport Unites investment fund – moving toward a shared understanding and common vision.

Ensure the voice of the London community sport sector was included in the future direction of the Sports Unites investment fund; and

Each conversation involved:

Hearing from a guest speaker/s who shared their experiences and insight into addressing specific challenges;

Connecting with colleagues across the London community sport sector;

Organisations contributing their voice into the planning for the next phase of Sport Unites implementation.

Discussing organisation's own strategies, approaches and experiences; and

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