Football League CEO Shaun Harvey Confirmed as Panellist for London Directors’ Club

July 21, 2015

iSportconnect, allergist the world’s largest private network for sports business executives, abortion is delighted to announce Shaun Harvey, adiposity Chief Executive of The Football League, as the latest panellist for the Directors’ Club which will be making its return to London this summer.

The event will be making its second appearance of the year in London on 12th August.



Harvey will be joined on the panel by previously confirmed panellists Colin Graves (pictured left), chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Red Bull Air Race CEO Erich Wolf (pictured right).

First elected to the Football League Board of Directors in 2011 by clubs, Shaun Harvey was later appointed Chief Executive of The Football League in 2013.

Having begun his career in football as Club Secretary of Scarborough, Harvey went on to spend 10 years as the Managing Director of Bradford City, leading the club into the Premier League for the first time in the process.

After a decade at Bradford, Harvey became the CEO at Championship club Leeds United in 2004, where he spent nine years before taking on his role with The Football League.

Originally starting in London but now with an impressive international roster, iSportconnect Directors’ Club events are a gathering of exclusively invited director level delegates, partaking in a BBC Question Time-style discussion with a panel of well-established executives from the sport industry.

Followed by networking, the discussion is held under Chatham House rules, allowing for an open and free flowing debate.

Shaun Harvey said: “It’s a real pleasure to be sitting on the Directors’ Club panel this year and I am looking forward to contributing to the debate.” 

iSportconnect Chairman Michael Cunnah said: “We’re thrilled to have Shaun on board for the next Directors’ Club in London. He has been involved in football for over 20 years and his experience and knowledge will add valuable insight to the discussions at the event.”

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