Belinda Steward appointed as new Managing Director of Leisure, Health and Wellbeing

We're excited to welcome Belinda Steward on board at Places Leisure to begin her new role as Managing Director of Leisure, Health & Wellbeing!

Previously Managing Director of Derwent FM, also part of Places for People, Belinda brings with her cross-sector experience, spanning a range of senior leadership roles, including for blue-chip hospitality and FMCG brands Greene King, Wyndham Hotel Group and Häagen-Dazs. 

Belinda joins Places Leisure with an impressive history of implementing cultural transformation with the aim of building first class teams, embedding a culture of superior customer service, and driving commercial growth. Belinda commented: “There are many parallels between the leisure and hospitality industries, and I’m looking forward to exploring these synergies and strengthening our culture in a way that promotes outstanding customer service throughout and ultimately continues to put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Through doing this we help to create and support healthy and thriving communities.”

Scott Black, Group Chief Operating Officer of Places for People added: “We’re delighted to appoint Belinda as the new Managing Director for Leisure, Health & Wellbeing. Belinda brings a wealth of comparable experiences from similar, but different, sectors which I am confident will add value for our customers, our partners and our people.  Her leadership, energy, vision, and customers focus will help to drive this part of the PFP business forward and will improve the commercial outcomes so we can continue to invest in, and increase, our social impact within the communities we serve."

Head shot of Belinda Steward