Course Leader, MSc Football Business

Course Leader, MSc Football Business (Online)

An experienced football business consultant, Christopher joined UCFB after several years in the Deloitte Sports Business Group. He holds an MBA specialising in the football industry, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

During his time at Deloitte, Christopher worked with leading football clubs, associations and governing bodies around the world, specialising in governance, risk management and financial regulation of football clubs.

Find out more about Christopher
Area of expertise
  • Football Finance
  • Financial regulation in football
  • Risk management
Teaching and research interests
  • Business development in the football industry;
  • Football operations management;
  • Governance and regulation in football;
  • Engaging the football consumer.
Accreditations and memberships
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
Qualifications
  • MBA (Football Industries)
  • ACA
  • BFP
  • BSc (Hons)
Publications and research
  • Deloitte Annual Review of Football Finance - co-author 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Deloitte Football Money League - co-author 2016, 2017, 2019
Expertise in the industry

Christopher spent three years training to become a Chartered Accountant at KPMG, where he worked in Financial Services audit. Following completion of his MBA, Christopher joined Adidas as Internal Controls Manager for the North European business, before moving to the Deloitte Sports Business Group where he spent three and a half years working at the forefront of the football industry.

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