Prof. Alfonso Jimenez

Chief Research & Innovation Officer – Ingesport-GO fit (Spain) & AWRC Sheffield Hallam University (UK)

A truly international scholar, Professor Jimenez is Professor of Exercise Science & Health at the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) of Sheffield Hallam University (0.25FTE) and Chief Research & Innovation Officer at Ingesport (0.75FTE), leading the GO fit LAB. GO fit LAB is a disruptive Innovation Research Hub, including a Research LAB at Madrid within GO fit Vallehermoso centre, the biggest leisure centre in Europe. At the same time, Alfonso is Director of SpainActive Foundation National Observatory on Healthy & Active Living at Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid.

He holds Visiting Professorial appointments at Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia), Coventry University (UK), the University of Greenwich (London, UK), the University of Girona (Spain) and the University of Rhode Island (US).