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  • CLUB DIRECTORS

    Executive Chairman

    Daniel Levy graduated from Cambridge University in 1985 with a First Class Honours Degree in Economics and Land Economy. Mr. Levy is also Managing Director of the ENIC Group of companies, a sports, entertainment and media group, a position he has held since 1995. He has particular experience in corporate finance and retail management. He is a Non Executive Director of a number of other public and private companies.

    Operations and Finance Director

    Matthew Collecott is Group Operations and Finance Director of ENIC having joined the group in 1998. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and worked for Price Waterhouse in Europe and Africa before joining ENIC, overseeing investments across the sports, entertainment and media group, specifically with Slavia Prague, AEK Athens and Vicenza Calcio. He is also Executive Director of a number of private property ventures.

    Non-Executive Directors

    Sir Keith Mills was born and educated in the UK. He founded Air Miles International Group BV (AMIG) in 1988 to develop the AIR MILES programme and was formerly Chairman of Loyalty Management Group Ltd (LMG) the company which owns and manages the Nectar programme in the UK and licenses Air Miles programmes internationally. In September 2003 Sir Keith was appointed International President and CEO of London 2012, the company that was established to bid for the 2012 Olympic Games. Sir Keith led the team and along with Lord Coe was responsible for developing the bid strategy and persuading the 115 IOC members that London should be granted the rights to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012. On 6 July 2005, in Singapore, London beat off competition from New York, Paris, Madrid and Moscow to win the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Having established the London 2012 organisation which planned and organised the Games (LOCOG), Sir Keith was Deputy Chairman alongside Lord Coe. In 2005 Sir Keith received a number of awards including: Master Entrepreneur of the Year, Chief Executive of the Year and the Sports Industry Businessman of the Year. Sir Keith chairs the charitable sport for development Sported Foundation.  He is also Chairman of the Organising Committee for the 2014 Invictus Games and a Trustee of the Royal Academy.  Sir Keith was appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Kent in September 2008.

    Kevan Watts is Vice Chairman, Banking, HSBC. He is based in London but travels regularly to Asia maintaining and developing HSBC’s corporate and banking relationships at a senior level drawing on over 15 years of experience of business throughout Asia. Kevan is also a member of the International Advisory Council of Huawei Technologies, a large Chinese telecom equipment company headquartered in Shenzhen, a member of the Advisory Panel for the UK ASEAN Business Council and a member of the Advisory Board of Corsair Capital, a long standing private equity firm exclusively investing in financial services. From 1981 to 2010, Kevan worked at Merrill Lynch in New York, London, Hong Kong and Mumbai. He held a number of senior positions including Co-head of Global Investment Banking, Chairman of Asia Pacific, Chairman of Europe, Middle East and Africa and Chairman of International. In these roles he has advised many companies and banks in the UK, Europe, the US and Asia on a wide range of financing and M&A transactions as well as managing significant parts of Merrill Lynch's international businesses. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Kevan spent seven years at H M Treasury which included two years as Private Secretary to the Permanent Secretary. He gained a first class degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and a postgraduate degree in Philosophy, both at University College, Oxford.