BASES welcomes new Partnerships Manager to cover maternity leave

8th April 2022

Sue Watson, BASES Partnerships Manager, will be starting maternity leave from the end of May 2022. We are delighted to advise that Andrew Peart will be joining BASES from 3 May 2022 as Partnerships Manager, to cover this maternity leave, working Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Since graduating from Loughborough University with a BA (Hons) in Psychology in 1997, Andrew has spent 23 years working in academic, professional & trade publishing across sports & psychology books, up to & including board level directorships. During this time he has led major partnership initiatives with organisations including the British Psychological Society,, the American Marketing Association, The Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, the British American Football Association and the Rugby Football Union.

Andrew is the founder of the sports & psychology book publisher “Sequoia Books”, is a BUCS National Championship winning coach with Leeds Beckett University American Football team & a junior cricket coach.


We look forward to welcoming Andrew to BASES and wish Sue and her family the very best.


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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