Paula Dunn MBE

Time on board - 6 years.

Why I joined the GreaterSport board - Local agenda to improve the sport, health and wellbeing for all the communities within Greater Manchester.

Current Job - Paralympic Head Coach at British Athletics.

Professional Background - I have been employed by British Athletics since 2001, after 16 years working for Manchester City Council, in a variety of roles but predominantly in Sports Development and Sports Management.

I have attended and been Team Leader in 2 x World Youth Championships, 4 x World Junior Championships, 3 X World Para Athletics Championships and 1 x Paralympic Championships – 2016.

Speed Coach, Commonwealth Games 2006, World Para Athletics Championships 2011 and 1 x Paralympic Games 2012.

Skills I bring - Ability to work with others, honesty and good communication skills as well sporting technical knowledge.

Areas of Expertise - NGB/UK Sport knowledge, Sports Development generic knowledge, disability knowledge/awareness.

Personal Interests - I love watching all sports particularly Netball.