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


  • Non-Executive Director / Board Member – Rugby Football League
  • President – Major League Sports Team (West Coast, USA)
  • Chief Executive Officer – British Swimming
  • General Counsel – World Surf League (California, USA)
  • Senior Director of Officiating – United States Tennis Association
  • Senior Director of Enterprise Events – Northside Entertainment Ventures (Chicago Cubs)
  • Director of Marketing – Manchester City Football Club
  • Director of Marketing Partnerships – Swansea City Football Club
  • Director of Game Entertainment; Producer – Toronto Blue Jays
  • Director of Engineering – Global Sports League (USA)
  • Human Resources Director – Aston Villa Football Club
  • Sponsorship Sales Manager – Manchester United Football Club
  • Group Head of Communications – Leading Formula One Team
  • Group Head of Brand – Leading Formula One Team
  • Commercial Manager – Leading Formula One Team
  • Communications Manager – Leading Formula One Team


  • Head of Recruitment – Major European Champions League Club
  • Scouting Auditor – Leading European Football Club
  • First Team Scout Germany – Leading European Football Club


  • Regional Managing Director – Global Broadcaster
  • Sales Director – Satellite Information Services (SIS)

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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Former General Secretary of The FA Group

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