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The Team

Executive Board

The FirstPoint International Executive Board is a team of vastly experienced leaders with an inside knowledge of sport, education and business. Together, they ensure that our service continues to lead the world.

Andrew Kean

Founder & Chief Executive

Andrew Kean

University of Cincinnati

Brendan Flood

Director & Shareholder

Brendan Flood

John Banaszkiewicz

Director & Shareholder

John Banaszkiewicz

Paul Fletcher MBE

Director & Shareholder

Paul Fletcher MBE

John Davies

Chief Financial Officer

John Davies

Senior Leadership Team

Our Senior leadership team oversee day-to-day operations at FirstPoint’s three UK offices, while continuing to build relationships with over 2,900 American universities. Making sure every student is being offered the best possible opportunity.

Andrew Kean

Founder & Chief Executive

Andrew Kean

University of Cincinnati

James Mason

Chief Operating Officer

James Mason

 

John Paul Boyle

Head of Operations

John Paul Boyle

Hartwick College

Brendan McGroarty

Director of Talent Management

Brendan McGroarty

University of Glasgow

Dean Kelbrick

Head Of Partnerships & Scouting

Dean Kelbrick

University of Pretoria

Ian Hunter

Non-Executive Director

Ian Hunter

 

Miranda Shi

Head of Partnerships (China)

Miranda Shi

 

Operations Team

James Mason

Chief Operating Officer

James Mason

 

John Paul Boyle

Head of Operations

John Paul Boyle

Hartwick College

Ryan Kelly

Head of Digital Media

Ryan Kelly

Glasgow Caledonian University

Nicolle Crawford

Client Care Manager

Nicolle Crawford

 

Nicola Isaac

Talent Management Consultant

Nicola Isaac

Coatbridge College

Brendan McGroarty

Director of Talent Management

Brendan McGroarty

University of Glasgow

Callum Macaulay

Sports Consultant

Callum Macaulay

University of Mississippi

Kenny Brannigan

Events Manager

Kenny Brannigan

Anniesland College

Dean Kelbrick

Head Of Partnerships & Scouting

Dean Kelbrick

University of Pretoria

Sports Consultancy Team

George Thomson

Sports Consultant

George Thomson

Lewis University

Ross Leebody

Sports Consultant

Ross Leebody

Olympic College

Annabel Prior

Sports Consultant

Annabel Prior

Louisiana Tech University

Callum Macaulay

Sports Consultant

Callum Macaulay

University of Mississippi

Matt Elmer

Sports Consultant

Matt Elmer

UCFB Wembley

Calum Heslam

Sports Consultant

Calum Heslam

 

Tracey Sinaj

Sports Consultant

Tracey Sinaj

 

Sam Jenkins

Sports Consultant

Sam Jenkins

 

Talent Management Team

Nicola Isaac

Talent Management Consultant

Nicola Isaac

Coatbridge College

Craig Hughes

Talent Management Consultant

Craig Hughes

Webber University

Emma Mayberry

Talent Management Consultant

Emma Mayberry

Glasgow Caledonian University

Allyson Leckie

PA to Chief Executive

Allyson Leckie

Glasgow Caledonian University

Gary McDonald

Talent Management Consultant

Gary McDonald

McPherson College

Gemma Thomson

Talent Management Consultant

Gemma Thomson

 

Kaitlin Hughes

Talent Management Consultant

Kaitlin Hughes

 

Martin Lavelle

Talent Management Consultant

Martin Lavelle

 

Jenny Jiang

Talent Management Consultant (China)

Jenny Jiang

 

Digital Media Team

Ryan Kelly

Head of Digital Media

Ryan Kelly

Glasgow Caledonian University

Jos Goncalves

Digital Media Manager

Jos Goncalves

 

Josh Hendry

Summer Intern

Josh Hendry

 

Partnership & Scouting Team

Dean Kelbrick

Head Of Partnerships & Scouting

Dean Kelbrick

University of Pretoria

Brett Taylor

Partnership Activation Manager

Brett Taylor

 

Craig Middleton

Academic Consultant

Craig Middleton

 

David Welsh

Sports Scout

David Welsh

Barton College

James Bloomfield

Sports Scout

James Bloomfield

 

Craig Henderson

Scout

Craig Henderson

Dartmouth College

Oyebade Onigbogi

Sports Scout

Oyebade Onigbogi

 

Danny Berry

Sports Scout

Danny Berry

 

Rotimi Aremu

Sports Scout

Rotimi Aremu

 

Gonzalo Anero

Sports Scout

Gonzalo Anero

Polytechnical University of Madrid

Lewis Cullen

Sports Scout

Lewis Cullen

 

Budge Pountney

Sports Scout

Budge Pountney

 

Caroline McCabe

Sports Scout

Caroline McCabe

 

Jon Phillips

Sports Scout

Jon Phillips

 

Alan Jones

Sports Scout

Alan Jones