Listed below are some of the search assignments we are currently conducting:


  • Chief Executive Officer – USA Triathlon
  • Independent Non-Executive Chairman – Scottish Professional Football League
  • Non-Executive Director / Board Member – Rugby Football League
  • Director, Sport Delivery – England and Wales Cricket Board, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
  • Executive Director, Sponsorship – MP & Silva
  • Vice President, Partnerships – Major League Baseball Team (West Coast)
  • Vice President, People Operations – Major League Baseball Team (West Coast)
  • Head of Product Propositions, Retail & Digital – Sports Information Services (SIS)
  • International Horse Racing Content Owner – Sports Information Services (SIS)
  • eSports Content Owner – Sports Information Services (SIS)
  • Head of Expansion & Club Services – North American Soccer League (USA)
  • Football Secretary – Manchester United Football Club
  • Deputy Chief Executive Officer – Leicestershire County Cricket Club
  • Director of Catering & Events – Southampton Football Club
  • Head of Marketing – Derby County Football Club
  • Brand Manager – Leading Formula One Team


  • First Team Scout Germany – Leading European Football Club
  • First Team Scout France – Leading European Football Club
  • Academy Central & Eastern European Scout – Leading European Football Club


  • Regional Managing Director – Global Broadcaster
  • Director of Game Entertainment; Producer – Toronto Blue Jays

If you’d like to discuss any of our search opportunities further please contact our London office on +44 (0)20 3005 4404 or our team in Los Angeles on +1(213) 337 6730 or New York on +1(212) 763 0590

If you wish to be considered as a candidate for a specific role you have seen on our website or advertised elsewhere, please email your details (including CV or resume) specifying the position for which you are applying to: You should also provide details of your current/most recent remuneration package.

If you wish to send us your details for more general consideration then the preferred route is email. Please send them to attaching your CV or resume and detailing the area in which you are interested.

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Nigel Wood
Chairman, Rugby League International Federation, Chief Executive Officer, Rugby Football League

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Lex Gold CBE
Former Chairman, Scottish Premier League

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Alex Horne
Former General Secretary of The FA Group

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Paul Barber
Chief Executive of Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club and Former Non-Executive Director of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club

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Chairman of the League Managers Association