Alan Dickinson / Chairman  

Alan brings many years of senior management experience in the field of executive recruitment. Initially a qualified accountant, he enjoyed a career of almost 20 years with Michael Page International, finishing as Managing Director of the Group’s UK businesses. Since 2000, he has been involved in a number of different businesses, including start-ups, turn-rounds, acquisitions and disposals.

In addition to his very “hands-on” involvement with Sport2Business, he is currently a non-executive director of a small number of other businesses.

Alan Dickinson Sport2Business


Nigel Milford / Partner


Nigel is a valuable addition to the squad in 2012. He brings with him 20 years of recruitment experience in London, Hong Kong and Canada. A graduate of Cardiff University (with a true sportsman's 2.2!), he trained as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young before discovering his true vocation in recruitment. He represented Welsh Universities at Hockey, but his greatest claim to fame was playing for the U18 football team whilst still only 15!! He still plays golf to single figures on some holes, but to 18 on most of them.

Nigel Milford Sport2Business

Crista Cullen / Associate


Crista is a leading member of the England Hockey Squad and is a key player for Leicester Hockey Club.  She has her sights firmly fixed on success in 2012.

As an Associate of Sport2Business, Crista will be the main point of contact for athletes who are looking for part-time work to finance their competing career or for full time employment when their career in competition comes to an end. 

Crista Cullen


Luke Sutton / Associate


Luke has 14 years of first class cricket on his CV and he has also found time to start his own highly successful kids' coaching business (Activate Sport) which he runs alongside his cricketing career.

As the S2B Associate for cricket, Luke will be the primary contact point for players (past or present) who wish to pursue commercial careers.

Luke Sutton


David Slemen / Associate


David has played professional rugby for Orrell, Harlequins and Connacht.  He captained Esher RFC to league victory in the 2009/10 season while also finding the time to gain degree level qualifications and start a family.

He is currently employed by Miramar as an Executive Search Consultant within the energy sector.

David Slemen


Russell Yeomans / Non-Executive Director


Previously a Director of Hudson Global Resources, Russell grew their market-leading executive recruitment and HR Consulting Operation across Asia, before becoming a Director of Hudson’s European business and subsequently Reed Specialist Employment's International businesses. He is currently MD of Derwent Yeomans Executive, based in Dubai, from where he also manages the Middle East activities of Sport2Business.

Russell Yeomans

Opportunities for athletes to join training programme in high-growth, well recognised sector specialist recruitment group
Opportunities now exist for talented sports professionals to join the business at a number of the firm’s regional offices and to train towards qualification and subsequent success (and reward!) as a Private Client Stockbroker/Investment Manager.