Jim Lynch Profile

Jim Lynch - Leisure Management ConsultantJim Lynch is a most experienced leisure consultant with some 20 years experience to add to a dozen years as a senior local government officer. A maths graduate with excellent analytical skills, Jim brings a sharp focus to all consultancy assignments.

He recently completed a comprehensive review of leisure provision for the Borough of Macclesfield and a review of Bournemouth’s library service. Part of Jim’s is for the Audit Commission where he has carried out a wide range of cultural service and CPA inspections.

One authority complimented Jim on “striking the right balance between being robust yet flexible and managing to mix humour with the highest level of professionalism”.

Most recently Jim has been involved with a number of PPG17 projects and playing pitch strategies.  He was an expert witness to the CCPR’s review of sports facilities across the country.

Jim’s claims to fame include:

Lottery awards totalling some £20 million, including £6.2 million for The Quays Swimming Centre in Southampton, at that time the largest sports award.
Advising several local authorities including Lambeth and Brent on investment-led contracts which levered in investment of over £6 million.
The original market assessment and feasibility study for Cadbury’s World.
Investment advice to blue chip leisure operators