An ex-Professional footballer, Martyn has a wealth of knowledge within football. He has built up an extensive network of key contacts throughout the last 20 years. As a successful businessman, Martyn knows the importance of transparency, honesty and professionalism when building relationships across the globe. The Founder of BDS, Martyn’s role is to ensure the business remains on track to fulfill its mission and exemplifies the principles at its core. Fairness, transparency and daring to be different..
Based in Atlanta, GA (USA), Jamie has spent all of his adult life in Football and Business. An accomplished Senior Executive, Jamie brings a range of business networks to the company alongside his football experience of over 30 years. His advisory & Network skills are invaluable to the progress of the business model, and the structure of the company and its direction.
Andy is known to most for scoring the winning goal for Cardiff City in the play off final. An ex professional with Middlesbrough, Cardiff City and former England Under 21 International, Andy has built a network and contact list within the game which are second to none. His experience of being able to bring together his football knowledge and business acumen allows him to support clients to make sensible and long term decisions.
Based In Australia, Alex was born in Uruguay, so his passion of football started at a very young age. His knowledge of the game is exceptional with a keen eye for talent selection and the commercial impact of a player/coach.
Alex has close relationships with both Uruguayan and Argentinian players and representatives, over the last 8 years has worked at building a strong network of key contacts in South America and Australia including club owners, CEO’s, Chairmen and players of the highest standard. Extensive Structural knowledge covering A League salary caps, transfer guidelines, foreign player policy, factors influencing marquee signings and how academies operate.
Based in Málaga, Spain, Nick heads up our recently launched Spanish Office. He has over 25 years of Business Development, Partnership and Sponsorship experience including football. Nick is bilingual after having lived and worked in Spain and is well connected. He is ideally positioned to embed Black Diamond Sports in this exciting country.