over 15o years combined experience
in football

PHIL SMITH

Head of Sports

Phil Smith is one of the world’s most experienced and well-connected football agents. He is also ready for change – it’s time to involve the life-blood of the sport: the fans.

JON SMITH

Chairman

Jon is one of the UK’s most successful and well-known sport influencers – he believes that now is the time to shake up the football agent model.

DANNY WILSON

Player acquisition & Care

Danny brings a wealth of football experience to TFA, having clocked up more than 600 games as a professional and 1,000 games plus as a manager.

LEADING DIGITAL SKILLSETS

ANDREW KIRKCALDY

CMO

Andrew is a brand and marketing expert (and frustrated rugby professional) who is excited by the disruptive ambition of The Fans Agency.

BEN HORTOP

CCO & New Ventures

Ben is a commercial sports consultant and a qualified PGA Golf Professional who likes to do things differently and is attracted by the idea of democratising player ownership.

BACKED BY EXPERIENCES OPERATIONS
BUSINESS CONTROL

CRAIG KIRKCALDY

Managing Director

Craig is an experienced operations and project management professional, a keen sportsman and is inspired by The Fans Agency’s vision to lead the way.

ROB JONES

financial Controller

Rob is a fully qualified chartered accountant. He’s also a session drummer. And he’s keen to reinvigorate a staid industry that has been static for many years.

“Jon has only ever wanted the best for the players he’s representing. I respect that in a person, to fight hard in what you believe in – and Jon certainly does that.”

ARSENE WENGER

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