Mike Lyons

Mike has more than 28 years experience in the sport and leisure industry working with trusts and local authorities to develop public facilities and stimulate widespread participation.

Formerly the Head of Sport and Leisure at Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust, Mike was responsible for strategically leading nine leisure facilities and heavily involved in two external leisure contracts encompassing swimming, sports development, fitness, athletics, tennis and golf facilities.

Prior to this he was Principal Development Manager (Business & Performance) for Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council and General Manager for Formby Leisure Trust.

Mike is actively involved in developing strategic partnerships, business expansion and strategic planning, sports development, diversification in health and wellbeing activities, supporting community health projects, increasing participation in physical activity and representing BH Live on national industry bodies and forums.