Sport Business Talent

 Cédric Le Nest
Paris, France

Founder & CEO

Bio: In spending more than ten years in the recruitment and executive search industry in Paris, Dublin and London, Cedric Le Nest has acquired extensive experience and expertise, building up a network that spans Europe. He began specialising in the sports industry almost ten years ago, working for a number of major sports organisations in Europe. He embarked on his career in the field as an international headhunter in London before moving to Paris to become the CEO and founder of  Sport Business Talent. His know-how and professional approach have earned him widespread recognition among senior professionals who can vouch for his ability to recruit exceptional talent in the sports business market. He would love to share his deep understanding and knowledge of the  European sports industry with you and help you recruit the talent you need. 

References: IOC, OBS, Olympique de Marseille, LFP, AS Monaco, ASO, Infront Sports & Medias, Amer Sports group, Oxbow, Girondins de Bordeaux, Sportfive,  Mavic , Decathlon etc.

Languages: French, English, Italian, Spanish


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Tom Sears
Associate Director
London, Uk

United Kingdom

Bio: Tom Sears has a wealth of experience holding senior roles in sports bodies internationally and founded the London-based sports executive search specialists Kinsey Sears in 2017. Tom’s experience includes leading National Governing Bodies, provincial associations, professional clubs and publicly-funded bodies. He has held Chief Executive and senior commercial roles in the UK, Australasia, Africa and Europe and his international experience has enabled him to develop an extensive network of contacts across the industry and supporting sectors. His company Kinsey Sears provides executive search services sourcing Board members, senior executives and high-performance professionals to clients including global federations, national governing bodies, leading professional clubs, international venues and events. He is also the founder and Chair of the Professional Body of Sports Leadership, the professional membership body for senior executives, high-performance professionals and non-executive directors in the sports industry.

References: Rugby League ( International Federation), England Rugby, the FA, Rugby Football League, Rugby League (European federation), Fulham FC, Sail GP, World Sailing Special Event etc.


Bruce Bundrant
Associate Director
New York, USA

United States

Bruce Bundrant (New York), CEO of Riviera Sports Marketing, is a highly-accomplished international sports business executive.  He's successfully led unprecedented commercial growth at major football clubs in three different countries - DC United, Liverpool FC and AS Monaco FC - and led the   International Champions Cup from significant financial losses into profitability. He's also consulted two major global brands - SABMiller Brewing Company and Visa,  Inc. - on their sports marketing partnerships and activations. In 2017, he started Riviera Sports Marketing to help rights holders with sponsorship sales, help brands with their sports marketing strategies, and advises investors on opportunities in football and motorsports.

New York

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