Sarah Lewis OBE OLY

Sarah Lewis, OBE OLY, is a highly respected international sports leader with an extensive network across the Olympic Movement and the sports industry. Sarah became an Olympian (OLY) in Alpine Skiing, representing Great Britain at the Calgary 1988 Games. From 1998 to 2020, she served as Secretary General of the largest international winter sports federation, […]

Tom McDonnell

A reformed coder and proud leader of the awe-inspiring team at Monterosa, Tom’s journey in tech began with a teenage stint as Lemmings tester and then a tea boy at a Liverpool animation outfit. Whilst at the BBC, he got lucky and met co-founders Simon and Igor; a trio of programmers who love mixing Games, […]

Gavin Marshall

Gavin Marshall is CEO for the Bristol Sport group which includes Bristol City (men and women); Bristol Bears (men and women) and Bristol Flyers.    Marshall joined the sporting group as Group CFO in 2016 and was made Group CEO in the summer of 2022.    Marshall has long been an advocate for women’s sport. Following […]

Dan Payne

Dan is Product Director at Hawk-Eye Innovations, joining at the start of 2023 with 25 years of experience in the field of emerging technologies. He is responsible for leading the product team and driving Hawk-Eye’s product vision and strategy.  Prior to Hawk-Eye, Dan enjoyed delivering innovative products with world-leading brands, including O2, Lloyds Banking Group […]

Trojan Paillot

Trojan Paillot has gained vast sports media industry experience after working for Eurosport – Discovery’s leading multi-sport brand – for 17 years, progressing to the role of Senior Vice President, Sports Rights Acquisitions and Syndication. He first joined the business as an intern in 2005 working within the rights sales team on sublicense requests across […]

Darren Bailey

Darren is a Consultant with the Charles Russell Speechlys sports team and co-founder of Sport 360 Consulting. He has worked exclusively in sport for over 28 years, representing a range of sports clients, including national, European and international federations, major events, football clubs and players. Clients included, the IRB (now World Rugby), Six Nations, European […]

Jonathon Thorpe

Jonathon is the Head of Commercial at Tennis Data Innovations (TDI), joining in September 2022 as a sports media specialist with 20 years of experience in media rights sales and acquisitions across the broadcast, digital media and betting industries. As a member of the senior management team Jonathon is responsible for driving revenue growth across […]

Kieron Ansell

Having spent the best part of ten years working in the commercial area of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC. Kieron was part of the formative group to bring Wolves Records – The Premier Leagues first Record label, to life. A concept to add additional bandwidth to the Wolves brand, increase commercial value and a unearth and expose […]

Tom Scott

Tom is an experienced founder, board member, business leader, and strategic adviser with over 18 years’ experience in leading global teams and brands across media, tech, data, sports, entertainment, travel, and lifestyle. As CEO of award-winning strategic communications consultancy, Trippant, Tom has propelled the business he founded in 2018 to becoming a trusted advisor for […]

Chris Barron

Chris started his career with L’Oréal on their management trainee scheme, before working in marketing in London, and then subsequently in the company’s global headquarters in Paris.   He first joined Unilever in 2006 and has since then worked in London, Chicago and New Jersey. Since returning to the UK&I business over five years ago […]