Principal, Sports advisory practice
With over twenty years of experience in the sports and leisure industry, Nick has a diverse and experienced background. This includes developing and managing several best in class sport facilities, providing expertise and insight to developers and investors in the sports sector, along with activating sponsorship and events for the world’s most prominent brands. As Principal of the Sports Practice, Nick is responsible for developing client relationships and quality management, he is also responsible for the activation and daily management of the footballbenchmark.com initiative. Nick has re-joined KPMG following a period with the world’s largest global sports and entertainment agency IMG. Previous to this Nick was a manager in KPMG’s Sport Practice focusing on development, planning and operational management of sporting infrastructure, with responsibilities ranging from working closely with private developers and institutional investors on large scale master planned projects, to assisting owners, operators and senior teams with operational recommendation and navigation. Nick also spent five years working in the UAE for Dubai Golf and finally as Director of Golf Operations for Aldar Properties PJSC throughout the development and activation of Yas Links - Abu Dhabi.