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Director of Culture & Heritage at the International Olympic Committee, Angelita Teo, talks to SRI

Angelita Teo has started her new role as Director of Culture & Heritage with arguably one of the most iconic organisations in the world, the International Olympic Committee (IOC). SRI asks her about the secrets to her success, diversity in sport and what’s next for the Olympics. Patrick Albrecht (PA): When did you know you […]

A new era for partnership sales; the talent most in demand revealed

Partnership sales are often the second largest revenue stream for Premier League Clubs. With all the right conditions in place, they could be the first. With some clubs enjoying over 50 global partners representing £200m per year in revenue, what’s the key to unlocking the commercial opportunity that exists for sports organisations today?

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The investment tipping point

Product vs People: The investment tipping point

Product vs People: The investment tipping point Ashling O’Connor, Partner – Media, Content & Digital Glenn Horine, Partner – Sport It’s a classic conundrum for budget-conscious start-ups: when to divert spending on product to investment in people. For many entrepreneurs, especially in the tech sector, the product is the company, and depriving the core asset […]

Richard Lewis CBE to step down as AELTC Chief Executive

Richard Lewis CBE to step down as AELTC Chief Executive London, UK, 10 September 2019 – The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club (AELTC), which stages The Championships, Wimbledon, today announced that Richard Lewis CBE will step down as AELTC Chief Executive after The Championships 2020. In a process of planned succession to follow […]

AELTC seeks a new CEO

From Despair to Triumph: The transformation of England Cricket

SRI CEO Jim Chaplin looks at the role played by Andrew Strauss and the team “behind the scenes” in laying the foundations for England’s World Cup win.

Ten Trends in Elite & High Performance in ANZ

SRI’s ANZ team recently had the pleasure of hosting events in Sydney and Melbourne where leaders in Elite, Technical and High-Performance sport discussed the status of their industry and identified opportunities for improvement.

Ten Trends in Elite & High Performance in ANZ

The five constraints limiting the performance of sport boards

In over 30 years working in the sports industry I have never seen such disruption across the sector. The intense commercial pressures of the modern sporting landscape range from falling media rights values and increasing corporate sponsor demands through to the need for an effective digital strategy.

Beverley Le-May joins SRI as Partner

SRI, the international search and consulting firm, has appointed Beverley Le-May as Partner to focus on the continued expansion of the firm’s sporting goods & fashion practice.

Aston Villa Search For New Head of Women’s Football A Big Statement of Intent

English football giants Aston Villa has made a major public statement of intent by commissioning SRI to appoint a Head of Women’s Football. The seven times men’s Champions of England and European Champions in 1982 are one the biggest clubs in the UK and are up-scaling their women’s football operations at an exciting time for […]

Advice from a new public-media CEO: Listen and Serve

When Jayme Swain walked in the door of Richmond’s Community Idea Stations on January 2nd, it was her first day on the job, a job which is arguably one of the most interesting in public media. The Community Idea Stations is a public media organization with a growth opportunity like few others. Two boards, The […]