Neil Sillett

Neil has worked at the very highest level of professional sport for more than 20 years, being a former player, coach and physiotherapist.

He is the third-generation professional footballer in his family. Over the past two decades he has worked for Portsmouth FC, Coventry City FC and Derby County FC with the likes of Terry Venables, Jim Smith, Steve McClaren and his own father, John Sillett. He has a track record in recognising quality players and throughout his career he has helped develop many of these players into Premiership players.

Having worked with many top international players, his technical knowledge is highly regarded and his advice is often sought by people directly involved in the game. He has gained an excellent reputation as a coach and an agent and his amiable approach has won him many friends in the game across the globe. He has links with a well-developed network of sports professionals and is a fully licensed FIFA and UEFA agent himself.

Neil‟s responsibilities within the Sillsport Group are focused upon delivering the sports infrastructure strategy and establishing relationships throughout the world with respected coaches, managers, scouts and academy leaders to find the very best sporting talent.

Foundation Trustees

Trevor Inch

Trevor Inch

Since leaving professional sport due to serious injury, over the past 25 years Trevor has had a successful career in the corporate world. He is particularly experienced in marketing.
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Neil Sillett

Neil Sillett

Over the past two decades Neil has worked for Portsmouth FC, Coventry City FC and Derby County FC with the likes of Terry Venables, Jim Smith, Steve McClaren and his own father, John Sillett.
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Paul Palmer

Professor Paul Palmer

Professor Paul Palmer has an extensive knowledge of charity financial, management and governance issues, and has worked as an independent expert on charity dispute issues for courts and arbitration.
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