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Ian Clayden, Consumer Markets Group <br> Partner

Executive Summary

Ian is an audit partner with experience across the breadth of our Consumer Markets Group, meaning that he has clients across professional sports, leisure and hospitality, restaurant and bars and Retail. Ian heads up our national Professional Sports and Leisure Group.

Ian has significant experience across the sports industry and a real understanding of the objectives of sports businesses; ranging from their need to engage with, attract and retain the consumer, to the need to address and manage expectations in a multi-stakeholder environment. A strong moral compass and awareness of good governance is crucial in public interest sports businesses.

Ian has extensive experience of managing clients ranging from small private companies to global publicly operated companies in a range of sectors.  Ian has experience of audit reporting under UK GAAP, US GAAP and IFRS as well as experience in transaction support including reporting accountant on fund raisings, acquisitions, due diligence and financial assistance.

Client experience:

The Jockey Club, GBI Racing, Norwich City Football Club, Wentworth Group Holdings, London Irish Rugby Football Club, Soccerex, AFC Wimbledon, Malmaison & Hotel du Vin, Soho House, Toni & Guy and Rotary.