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Who's Who?

Who's Who?

Dave Doggett
Chairman

A U's fan for over 50 years, Dave Doggett moved back to Cambridge in 2011.

After settling onto the board Dave was given the role of Managing Director. He later accepted the role of chairman in 2013, taking over from the departing Paul Barry.

Dave is totally committed to helping the club become successful, but at the same time financially stable.

He believes that this success will be achieved when the supporters, players, management team and all others associated with the club work together for the benefit of the club.

Eddie Clark
Vice-Chairman

A life-long supporter and Club partner, Eddie Clark joined the United Board in May 2012. Eddie was soon elected to the role of vice-chairman in January 2013.

Eddie's proven business acumen will complement the expertise of the current Board. Along with his wife Ruth, Eddie runs a family haulage business in Haddenham and regularly sponsors matches, supports the players' away travel and several members of his extended family are involved with matchday roles at the Club.

Graham Daniels
Cambridge United Community Trust Chairman

Graham joined the board in June 2013 in his capacity as Chair of the Cambridge United Youth and Community Trust.

Graham initially joined Cambridge United as a player in the early 1980s, moving from Cardiff City in his native Wales. He subsequently played for, and managed, Cambridge City and Histon and has been very involved in Cambridgeshire and East Anglian football management for many years.

Since 2002, Graham has been the General Director of Christians in Sport.

On his appointment to the United Board, he said, 'It's an honour to join the leadership team of this marvellous club. I will try to play my part in making the city of Cambridge proud of our football club both in the way it performs on the pitch and in the impact it makes on our wider community.' 

Renford Sargent
Director

A U's fan for over 50 years, Renford brings a wealth of commercial experience to the board from his role as chairman for the Premier Travel Group; an International Travel Company that employs over 200 people in the Cambridge area.

He has been active in the Cambridge area for a long time, and has been a Holidays and Travel presenter for BBC Radio Cambridge for nearly 20 years. Renford is also a keen golfer, and has been a member at Gog Magog Golf Club for 35 years.

Renford said: "People and their cultures are my greatest interest so to travel the world for a living and support the U's has given me a fortunate life.

"I found that most would rather talk football than hotel contracts and it's no surprise that there are now U's fans in some of the worlds more remote places!"

Christoph Loch
Director

Christoph Loch is the Director (Dean) of Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge. Professor Loch took office on 1 September 2011, having previously held the position of GlaxoSmithKline Chaired Professor of Corporate Innovation and Professor of Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD, where he also served as Dean of the INSEAD PhD programme from 2006-2009.

Loch holds a PhD in business from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, an MBA from the University of Tennessee, and a Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur degree from the Darmstadt University of Technology.

Christoph joined the Cambridge United Board of Directors in February 2016.

Steve Chamberlain
Finance Director

Steve joined the Board in Feb 2016 and brings a wealth of financial experience to the Board. He is currently CFO at Darktrace, a fast growing cyber security business with over 350 employees many of whom are based here in Cambridge. He has spent his entire career in and around Cambridge and has excellent links to the Cambridge community. Steve has also been involved in local football for many years as player, manager and currently Hardwick FC's longest serving Chairman.

On Steve's appointment to the Board he noted: "I was very impressed with Dave and Jez's vision for the club and the huge role Cambridge United has to play in Cambridge. Whilst most focus is naturally on the 1st team performance there is an incredible amount of valuable work done within the community by many at the football club. I hope to bring my financial expertise to the Board to ensure that we deliver to the fans a long term viable business that is financially stable without any need for external investment

Shaun Grady
Director

Shaun Grady, Vice President of Business Development Operations at Cambridge-based pharmaceutical giants AstraZeneca, accepted an invitation to join Cambridge United's Board of Directors in December 2016.

AstraZeneca have been collaborating with Cambridge United Community Trust since November 2015, with the multinational biopharmaceutical company supporting the 'Active Science' programme that aims to increase primary school children's enthusiasm for science. Shaun's appointment brings additional experience to the Board and is another step in the strengthening relationship between the Club and AstraZeneca.

Dave Matthew-Jones
CFU Fans Elected Director - Club SLO - Click here

Dave was appointed as Fans Elected Director in February 2016. Having supported the club since 1970 and been a key figure for the club's official supporter's group Cambridge Fans United for many years, Dave is the perfect fit to represent the Club's supporters on the Board of Directors.

EFL Regulation 108.6: "Each Club shall publish the identities of the ultimate owner (Person, not Entity) of each Significant Interest in the Club (as that term is defined Rule 1.1 of Appendix 3). That information shall as a minimum be published on the Club’s official website on a page accessible directly from the home page of that official club website."

The ultimate owner for the purposes of the above Regulation is Paul Barry.

CEO - Jez George
Head of Football Operations - Ben Strang
Chief Operating Officer - Henry Comfort
Head of Strategic Development - Danny Kerrigan
Cambridge United Community Trust CEO - Ben Szreter

Head Coach - Shaun Derry
Assistant Head Coach - Joe Dunne
Head of Recruitment - Alex Fraser
Chief Scout - Marc Tracy
First Team Goalkeeper Coach - Kevin Pilkington
First Team Coach/Senior Professional Phase Lead Coach - Mick Halsall
Head of Performance - Matt Walker
Head of Medical - Chris Bowman
First Team Analyst - Will Stenner
Kit Manager - Gordon Millar

Academy Manager - Mark Bonner
Academy Operations Manager – Amy Ganderton (Academy@cambridge-united.co.uk)
Head of Academy Coaching - Adam Bridgeford
Professional Development Phase Lead Coach – Tom Pell
Youth Development Phase Lead Coach – Luke Chadwick
Foundation Phase Lead Coach – Jonny Martin
Senior Academy Physiotherapist – Chris Gibbons
Lead Sport Scientist – Daniel Taylor
Head of Academy Recruitment – Jordan Collins (Jordan.collins@cambridge-united.co.uk)
Head of Internal Recruitment - Jake Hammond
Head of Education – Vanessa Walker
Performance Analyst – Pedro Miguel

Club Secretary - Andy Beattie
Retail and Ticketing Manager - Gareth Daniels
Media and Communications Manager - Tom Stewart

Community Trust CEO - Ben Szreter
 Football Development Manager - Jonny Martin 
Community Sport Manager - Ben Shepperson
Female Football Development Officer - Megan Todd
School Sport Manager - Ross Brooks


Stadium Manager - Ian Darler
Groundsman - Mick Brown