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 the Covid pandemic Marshall was appointed Chair of Bristol City Women, alongside his position as a director for Bears Women. During his time as Chair of City Women he’s witnessed their successful promotion back to the top-flight of the Women’s Super League, alongside record crowd attendances. Marshall was also part of the successful tender team that helped Bears Women secure a place in the newly configured PWR league.


Marshall has driven the clubs “one-club” approach which has seen both women’s rugby and football teams integrate their training bases into the respective Robins and Bears High Performance Centres. Bristol City Women are one of only two WSL clubs who share their home ground with the men’s first team (at Ashton Gate Stadium). He was also part of the bid team to secure Ashton Gate Stadium as one of the host venues for the Women’s World Cup in 2025.