Simon Gresswell

Simon Gresswell is the Founder & MD of SGLP, an independent Sports Licensing Consultancy & New Business Brokerage, which he re-opened in 2019. As Vice President, EMEA & International, IMG Worldwide Licensing and COO, EMEA, India & Aus/NZ of Sanrio, he was responsible for client acquisitions and new business development across the EMEA region. Simon […]

Marty Malysz

Marty Malysz is the president of Dependable Solutions, Inc. based in El Segundo, California. January 2005, he founded Dependable Solutions to offer the latest web-based solutions to trademark licensors, agents and licensees in the consumer product, sports, entertainment, corporate and apparel industries.  Over the past 29 years, he has successfully sold and managed 500 licensors, […]

Mark Sandys

Mark Sandys has worked at Diageo for 24 years, beginning as a graduate trainee. During his career with the company he has gained a wealth of experience across both emerging and developed markets. Mark Sandys was appointed Global Head of Beer and Baileys, in November 2014 and is currently based in Dublin. In this role […]

Javier del Río

After joining LaLiga in 2017, Javier spent his first 2 years in the company overseeing LaLiga’s Office in Lagos, Nigeria. He later moved to London in 2019, where he’s now part of LaLiga Global Network, working in International Strategy for the UK & Ireland. Before joining LaLiga, Javier had worked in different business development and […]

Gary Udhwani

Currently overseeing and coordinating LaLiga´s international expansion in Europe, Gary joined LaLiga in 2017 as a Global Network delegate of the Indian Subcontinent until 2021. Experienced in sports management and sports retail, Gary has been previously working for relevant sports multinationals such as Nike and Decathlon in Madrid and prior to LaLiga, performed as a […]

Keegan Pierce

Based in London since 2017, Keegan oversees UK & Ireland international development for LaLiga’s Global Network, while also serving as part-time lecturer in Sports Business at Barcelona’s Esade Business School. Keegan has some 18+ years’ experience across broadcasting, sponsorship, marketing/comms and content strategy, having previously worked in North America and Europe for the likes of […]

Matt Riches

Currently Head of Partnerships at Lucozade Sport with the responsibility for strategic development of partnerships for brand and business integration. Previously Commercial Director at Tough Mudder and prior to that I spent a number of years in different commercial and marketing roles within sports marketing, creative and media agencies. I’ve a simple philosophy that being […]

Michael Inpong

Michael started his career at Procter & Gamble and Nestle, before joining Müller in 2012.  Currently the Chief Marketing Officer, Michael has been a key driving force behind the revitalisation of the Müller brand in the UK. Highlights include relaunching and innovating Müller’s core brands and partnering with British Athletics to inspire the nation to […]

Owen Hughes

Owen has over 20 years experience in sports marketing and has spent the last nice years heading up global sponsorship at Nissan.  In that time he has negotiated and managed long term partnerships with UEFA Champions League, IOC, the International Cricket Council and City Football Group, as well as working with a variety of sporting […]