BASES welcomes new Division Chair

16th May 2024

Following recent open recruitment, congratulations are extended to our new Sport and Performance Division Chair who has been appointed by the Human Resources, Remuneration and Appointments Committee, and ratified by the Board. Dr Mitch Finlay will take up post with immediate effect.


Division of Sport and Performance Chair – Dr Mitchell Finlay, University Academy 92

Commenting on his appointment, Mitch said: ”I am excited with the appointment and am looking forward to the work and challenges ahead. I am keen to work with the Board and Division to grow our membership and to maintain and grow the credibility of BASES as the leading body of Sport and Exercise Science in the UK. I am keen for the Division to be the lead ‘voice’ in the sport performance world and to ensure the passionate and committed members of the Division continue to provide engaging real-world content, guidance, and CPD opportunities to our members.”

Mitch will become a Director of the Association and will have a Board Induction over the next few weeks, before attending the July 2024 Board meeting as a new Director.


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

Contact us
  • Rooms G07 and G08 Fairfax Hall, Leeds Beckett University, Headingley Campus. Headingley, Leeds LS6 3QT
  • 07838 153258