Chris Cook joins Team Fostering as Non Executive Director

28 May 2024

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of Chris Cook as a new Non-Executive Director for Team Fostering.

Chris is an Olympian who competed at the highest level of sports for almost ten years. He now runs a highly successful swimming academy and works as a motivational speaker and coach, inspiring future Olympians and businesses across the United Kingdom. His extensive experience includes supporting children and young people in achieving success in sports, as well as working with hard-to-reach children in Young Offenders Institutions, Residential Care, Alternative Education settings, and communities affected by poverty and deprivation.

Chris is passionate about helping our children and young people enjoy and achieve in every aspect of their lives. We are confident that his dedication and expertise will make him an excellent addition to our board.

Chris comments, "I am thrilled to announce a new chapter in my journey: joining Team Fostering as a non-executive director. This opportunity to be part of such a dedicated and impactful organisation fills me with immense excitement. As I dive into this new role, I look forward to embracing fresh challenges, meeting incredible people from all walks of life, and contributing positively to a business that truly makes a difference in the lives of families, children and young people.

This chance to join Team Fostering as a non-executive director is a one that I feel extremely grateful to be receiving and it will be a chance to give back, to learn, and grow. The future is exciting all around and it will be a privilege to get the chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children and young people. Together, with the dedicated team at Team Fostering, I am confident that we can achieve great things."

You can read more about Chris here