BASES announces a new Non-Executive Director appointment

8th July 2024

Following an extensive open recruitment over the Spring, the Board of BASES is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Chris Davison as a new Non-Executive Director (Finance). Chris takes up post in early July and will attend his inaugural board meeting on 16 July 2024. For the last six years, Chris has been Finance Director at Praetura Commercial Finance Ltd. He previously spent nine years as a Manager within the Deal Advisory Team at KPMG LLP. He is a member of the ICAEW, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and graduated from Loughborough University with an MSc in Exercise Physiology, 2008-2009 and a BSc 1st Class Honours in Sport and Exercise Science, 2005-2008, before embarking on his career in Finance.

Prof Zoe Knowles FBASES, Chair of BASES, said, ‘We are delighted to welcome Chris who brings a wealth of experience and perspective to the Board. As BASES concludes its 2021-2025 strategy and embarks on its 2025-2028 strategy, Chris’s finance, commercial, and governance expertise will prove invaluable.’


BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK.

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