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Our Chair Chris Brindley receives MBE


Chris Brindley, the Chair of Becky Adlington's SwimStars' parent company - Sport and Dance Holdings - has just been awarded an MBE title in the Queen’s Birthday Honour list for his services to sport.

Chris’s outstanding career includes the Chairmanship for GreaterSport Manchester for over 10 years. GreaterSport is one of the UK’s leading charities, which works with a range of Government Agencies and Local Authorities to deliver Sport and Physical Activity to the population of the North West. He is also a Non-Executive Director to the Rugby Football League.

Chris has enjoyed an outstanding business career in banking, including as former MD of Metro Bank.

His experience, expertise – and undoubted passion for sport at any level – has played a major part in the development of Becky Adlington's SwimStars, since he took over as Chair of Sport and Dance Holdings in 2015.

Congratulations Chris – we are proud of you!