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SRi Gender Diversity Report – Turning Ambition Into Action

SRi Gender Diversity Report – Turning Ambition Into Action As the volume increases in support of initiatives such as mandatory percentages of women occupying board positions, and the links between better balances of the sexes and business success solidify further, we sought to check in with our clients, candidates, colleagues and friends all around the world […]

Video: Mike Rigg talks the Future of Football in China

Mike Rigg talks the Future of Football in China With an ambition to be a ‘world football superpower by 2050’, China’s Football industry has experienced exponential growth over the past few years. SRi’s Global Football Consultant Mike Rigg recently sat down with Sohu Sports in Beijing, to discuss how the Chinese Football industry can ensure the […]

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Reflections on International Women’s Day 2018

Reflections on IWD 2018 Having attended a number of women-focused events today on International Women’s Day, one in sport and one in the tech/digital sector, I thought I’d quickly share my key takeaways and points for action. By many key metrics, we are going backwards. Numbers of women on boards and in senior leadership positions […]

Interview with WT20 2020 CEO Nick Hockley

Nick Hockley – CEO of WT20 2020 LOC Q&A with Jonathan Harris, SRi, Managing Partner ANZ. SRi’s Managing Partner, Jonathan Harris, recently sat down with the CEO of WT20 2020 LOC Nick Hockley to discuss the upcoming ICC WT20. Nick has 11 years’ major event experience having held senior roles with the organising committees of […]

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Concussion: A comprehensive look at one of the most severe/concerning sports injuries

Concussion: A comprehensive look at one of the most severe/concerning sports injuries SRi thanks Dr Akbar de Medici of the Institute for Sport, Exercise and Health for compiling this report. Player concussions continue to be the most concerning and predominant medical condition in World Sports. Injury surveillance systems bring to light the severity of the […]

Is the NFL’s ‘Next Man Up’ Mantra Really Working?

Is the NFL’s ‘Next Man Up’ Mantra Really Working? Tune into practically any Monday morning press conference and you’re bound to hear an NFL head coach utter the phrase ‘Next man up’ when going through the injury report. The idea behind this phrase is that teams can weather any injury storm as their benches are […]

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New Scientist appoints Emily Wilson as first female editor

New Scientist appoints Emily Wilson as first female editor In a search led by SRi, New Scientist, the world’s leading science and technology weekly magazine, has announced the appointment of Emily Wilson as Editor. Emily is currently an Assistant Editor at the Guardian newspaper, with responsibility for global stories including science, environment, health and tech, […]

Minors in Football and Recruitment Strategies

Minors in Football and Recruitment Strategies Association of Sporting Directors seminar, November 2017 Recently, the Association of Sporting Directors, in partnership with SRi and Squire Patton Boggs LLP, held two regional seminars in Manchester and London to discuss Minors in Football, recruitment strategies, rules and regulations. Attended by representatives from 22 Premier League and Football […]

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Joe Palmer appointed as Chief Operating Officer at AFC Wimbledon

Joe Palmer appointed as Chief Operating Officer at AFC Wimbledon In a search led by SRi, the Dons Trust have announced that Joe Palmer has been appointed as AFC Wimbledon‘s new Chief Operating Officer. Joe, who has gained experience in the football industry at Sheffield Wednesday and Shakhtar Donetsk, will take the lead in running […]

SRi Report – Innovation in Sport, Media, and Entertainment

SRi Report – Innovation in Sport, Media, and Entertainment Our landmark report into innovation, co-authored by Springwise, looks at the disruptive changes affecting these vital industries, trends for the year ahead and some exciting start-ups to watch in 2018. To set the scene, SRi’s Ashling O’Connor asks how businesses of today can keep pace with rapid changes driven […]

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