Active Health Officer
Previous employment before Jersey Sport: Prior to her appointment with Jersey Sport, Paola was the Senior Exercise Referral Practitioner within Sports Development with the States of Jersey.
Employment history: Paola’s experience within the health and fitness industry spans over 14 years which started with her own business as a personal trainer and sports massage therapist. During that time she was also part the team of Exercise Referral tutors delivering rehabilitation classes and assessments. In 2015 Paola was appointed to Senior Exercise Referral Practitioner.
High level / sports related qualifications: Paola is a qualified Level 4 Exercise Referral Professional specialising in GP referrals, cardiac, diabetes, obesity and older adults’ rehabilitation. She is also qualified at Level 3 First Line Management with the Chartered Management Institute.
Hobbies: Paola has previously represented the Island at 5 NatWest Island Games in volleyball. She has also completed 5 Jersey Hospice Care overseas charity cycle challenges including Vietnam, South Africa and Tanzania. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, walking and going to the gym.