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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 […]

The highs and lows of business ownership

The highs and lows of business ownership By Jim Chaplin, CEO One of the great privileges of my job is meeting people from all walks of life, and stages of their careers. I talk to the engaged, the excited, the disillusioned, the frustrated and the bored! I spend time with those who have lost their […]

Dr Craig Duncan joins SRI’s APAC team to bolster Elite & High-Performance Practice

Duncan is one of Australia’s leading performance scientists, having led teams that directly contributed to key wins for Australian national teams across multiple sports. Dr Craig Duncan has joined SRI’s Australia, New Zealand and APAC team to strengthen its Elite & High-Performance Practice. Craig will work with SRI to deliver sophisticated performance team audits as […]