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iSportconnect announces 2018 Finance Masterclass and adds UEFA and ex Chelsea CEO to the lineup

By Community | February 20, 2018

Working in partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, iSportconnect is delighted to announce that we will be staging our Finance Masterclass which shall be taking place on April 11, 2018 at Penningtons Manches LLP.

This exclusive event is invitation-only and will bring together leading experts to tackle topics such as financial fair play, taxation, valuations and cybersecurity.

Andrea Traverso – Managing Director, Financial Sustainability and Research of UEFA, has been confirmed as a guest speaker for the event. He worked as a financial advisor before moving to UEFA in 2001. Traverso is in charge of the development of the UEFA club licensing system and he led the implementation of this important project across all 55 member associations.

Trevor Birch – Managing Director of Duff & Phelps Ltd and ex Chelsea CEO has also been confirmed as a guest speaker. As the CEO of Chelsea FC, he led the £200m sale to Roman Abramovich in 2003 and achieved similar success as the CEO at Leeds Utd FC.

The capacity for this exclusive event is limited to 80 to provide a series of intimate networking sessions which will give key decision makers an opportunity to forge new relationships and discuss potential partnerships in a relaxed atmosphere.

Want to attend? See our invitation policy below:

  • There is no fee to attend this event. However, the Finance Masterclass is open exclusively to senior sports business executives from rights holders, broadcasters and sponsorship brands only.
  • No agencies or press can attend and, as we follow Chatham House Rules, all discussions will remain confidential.

Please contact Chris Edbrook ( to register your interest in attending.

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