Peter Halpin is a highly successful Commercial Manager with an exceptional background in driving profitable growth, delivering brand-aligned sponsorship deals and identifying new revenue streams for elite level sports organisations in England, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the USA.
Having provided a positive impetus in the commercial growth of several football clubs in Ireland, he established Halpin Sport Sponsorship in 2010 to offer this expertise to a broader range of clients. The business now has a client portfolio featuring several clubs in the English Premier League, the Championship and elite European leagues through the ability to initiate mutually beneficial sponsorship arrangements with businesses tailored to each client's commercial strategy.
Possessing a proven track record in the development and delivery of shirt-sponsorships, stadium naming rights and official partner deals across a variety of industry sectors, and having worked with numerous organisations looking to expand their brand into various regions from the UK through to EMEA, Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Josh McLeod is a sport business academic and practitioner specialising in, but not limited to, the governance of sport. He was awarded a PhD from Heriot-Watt University for his research into the corporate governance practices of professional football clubs in Scotland. Moreover, he has taught a diverse range of business management subjects in a higher education setting, and now lectures in International Football Business at UCFB, Wembley Stadium. Josh has worked with a number of sport businesses in the areas of sport governance, sponsorship and customer engagement. He continues to have an active research interest in all areas of sport business. Below is the first article Josh has penned regarding his thoughts on the latest trends in sport sponsorship.
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