Formed a limited company to provide sports consultancy services including sponsorship, player management, public relations, event management and public speaking
Appointed as part of a new three-man Headingley Operational Board structure, responsible for media, marketing and commercial sectors, to complement the remaining two areas of rugby and stadium operations.
Appointed as the club’s first-ever Chief Executive with responsibility for organisation of all aspects of the club, a founder member of The Rugby Football League in 1895.
Fulfilment of long standing ambition to form own sports consultancy - Principal client was Courage, with appointment as consultant for the John Smith’s International Rugby League sponsorship and media portfolio
Appointed first-ever Public Relations Officer - Upgraded to Public Affairs Executive - Upgraded to Deputy Chief Executive - Chief negotiator and servicing agent for the League’s sponsorship portfolio - Supply deals with companies of the calibre of Adidas, Umbro International and Puma
Evening newspaper for the City of Hull and North Humberside, circulation 130,000 - News reporter - Principal feature writer
Business Manager of the Great Britain Tour to Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea in 1988 - Manager of England in the Lincoln Financial Group Rugby League World Cup 2000.
Co-founder of Super League Europe, along with Chris Caisley (Bradford Bulls) and Nigel Wood (Halifax Blue Sox) - Youngest-ever Life Member of The Rugby Football League, enrolled in 1994 - Co-editor of Rugby League’s best-selling publication, The Rothmans Rugby League Yearbook, 1980 to 1999 After-dinner speaker/compere and deviser of Rugby League’s record-breaking fund raiser, the Rugby League Roadshow