Brewster Partners

Sports & Leisure

Our sports and leisure practice is headed by Neil Edwards. Neil is also Head of the Executive Search division at Brewster McBride and manages board level appointments on both a permanent & interim level. As a former professional sportsman, his career spanned a decade representing both Somerset & Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club across all formats.

Having moved into the commercial world after retiring from professional sport in 2012, Neil now leads a team of specialist consultants & researchers within the Sports, Leisure & Entertainments sector. Neil’s experience provides a deep network and rich understanding of both the behavioural and technical capabilities required at exec level within the industry. It is through this knowledge that the team are able to consistently identify the highest quality talent for each assignment. Every resourcing challenge is unique, we are rigorous in understanding your organisation, your leadership culture and the assignment scope, in order to set the foundation for successful delivery.

Sports & Leisure

Focusing on this specialist area, example assignments include:

Non-Executive Director (NED)
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Marketing Officer
Chief Commercial Officer
Managing Director
Operations Director
Technical Director
Sporting Director
Director of Sport
General Manager PR & Communications Manager