OUR TEAM

BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
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Co-Founder
Chief Financial Officer

BRENDON FOURIE

Chartered Accountant with more than 6 years of experience, 4 of them at Deloitte in Chicago, specialised in projects related financial planning, budgeting and club restructuring, both financially and strategically.

Brendon holds a Degree in Accounting from the University of Stellenbosch, in South Africa, as well as a Master in Football Business from the Johan Cruyff Institute. He also holds a certification in Sport Sponsorship from Johan Cruyff Institute

Contact details:

brendon@fournations.football

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Co-Founder
Chief Operating Office

GUILLERMO PEREZ

Consultant with more than 9 years of experience, specialised in projects related to business planning, technical and commercial due diligence and facilities management and operations.

Guillermo holds a Master in Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, in Spain, as well as a Master in Football Business from the Johan Cruyff Institute. He also holds a certification in Sports Facilities Management from Barça Innovation Hub.

Contact details:

guillermo@fournations.football

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Co-Founder
Chief Commercial Officer

HASHIM ALMADANI

Consultant with more than 10 years of experience, specialised in projects related to commercial strategies, international brand expansion and partnership agreements.

Hashim holds an MBA in International Business from the New York Institute of Technology,  as well as a Master in Football Business from the Johan Cruyff Institute. He also holds a certification in Sports Marketing and Sponsorship from Barça Innovation Hub.

Contact details:

hashim@fournations.football

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Football Business Expert
Board Member

KENNETH CORTSEN

Consultant for various football-related organizations (e.g., Danish League & FA). Researcher in various areas of commercialization of sports and lecturer at several universities like the UCN (Denmark), where co-created an online sport management program for athletes. 

Kenneth holds an MsC in business economics, an MBA in general management and a PhD specialised in sports branding, sports economy and sports management.

He also holds a UEFA A-License and was the Head Coach of the men's reserve team and of the women's first team at Aalborg BK.

Contact details:

keco@ucn.dk

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COLLABORATORS:
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Business Collaborator
(UK & Nigeria)

MOBOLAJI ALABI

Mobolaji is a Chartered Accountant with more than 5 years of experience, 3 of them at PWC in Nigeria.

He is currently a Doctoral Researcher at the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School (UK), where he is doing his PhD on the effects of regulation on the financial performance of football clubs in the Premier League, and working as teaching assistant.

He is a specialist in Sports Finance and Financial Fair Play Regulation.

Contact details:

mobolaji@fournations.football

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Business Collaborator
(Australia & New Zealand)

PAUL KESSELL

Paul is an accomplished senior investment executive with over 25 years’ experience in Australia and the UK.

 

He brings expertise in all aspects of investments and generating strong outcomes for clients.

 

Paul holds a Bachelor of Economics Degree from Monash University and a Master of Applied Finance from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Contact details:

paul@fournations.football

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Business Collaborator
(India)

AKASH PUNJABI

Akash is a Chartered Financial Analyst with 6 years of experience. He has catered to clients in various sectors, including Sports, Financial Services and Property. Akash also writes as a freelancer for a leading football business media house.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Univ. of Mumbai and a double Master's degree in Professional Accounting and Intl. Finance from Deakin University, being a Dean's merit list awardee. 

Contact details:

akash.punjabi@outlook.com

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Business Collaborator
(Egypt)

MARIAM ABOUHEGAZY

Mariam is a Consultant and women's football agent with more than 4 years of experience.

 

She's a co-founder of Women's Sports Management (WSM) agency in Egypt, as well as a Women in Football member.

She Holds a Master in Football Business from the Johan Cruyff Institute, and a Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from the American University in Cairo (Egypt)

Contact details:

mariam@wsm-eg.com

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Business Collaborator
(Ecuador)

ENRIQUE MUÑOZ

Enrique is a football consultant with more than 9 years of experience.

 

He is a minority Shareholder at Atletico Kin, a professional football club in Ecuador, and co-owner of Chrono Sports Logistics, which organizes logistics for football teams and associations.

 

He holds a Master in Football Business from the Johan Cruyff Institute and a Degree in International Business and Economics for the Ecker Collegue (USA)

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Football Method. Expert
(Russia & Ukraine)

JORDI GRATACOS

Jordi is a football coach and former football player, currently working as Technical Director of Inter Academy in Moscow. Previously, he worked as Technical Director of Barça Academy in Moscow and as Sports Director of FC Dnipro Academy (Ukraine).

He holds a Technical Sports Degree and a Football Coaching License - Level 3 & UEFA Pro License.

He is a also a TV Football Analyst, as well as a speaker in football seminars.

 

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