An introduction to the people behind Blackcastle Sport Management
Josh is responsible for delivering and managing the commercial aspects of the business; his primary focus is providing our clients and drivers with partnerships that deliver value and ultimately, help to achieve B2C and/or B2B marketing, business and CSR based objectives.
Stephen brings to Blackcastle over 20 years of experience of working within a private practice for the sports industry. With recent in-house positions including Racing UK, Frank Warren Sports Network and more recently Leeds United Football Club. Currently Stephen is General Council to Boxnation & BT Sports. Stephen is on hand to advise Blackcastle athletes on signing agreements, sponsorship image rights and brand protection.
Louise brings to Blackcastle over 25 years of motorsport & F1 experience, from where she started with Jordan F1 managing the teams press to her many roles within broadcasting & her racing career- at Blackcastle Louise develops relationships within the world of motorsport, whilst heading up our young driver programme & also advising us on maximising our PR strategy.
For the last 15 years, Matt has been working within motorsport. Matt has worked with the most competitive and demanding racing series and alongside the most prestigious racing teams. Matt together with Andy head up AWP – partners to Blackcastle and are responsible for our drivers wellbeing, track support, fitness and nutrition schedules.
Heading up the research and insight side to the business, Vickie offers us the insight needed to stay on top of sports, Vickie also helps us stay up to speed with viewing figures, demographics and other key information that brands need to know. Vickie also find gaps in the market prior to reaching out to a business or brand to see if Motorsport might fit with their business objectives.
James is responsible for managing and directing the companies internal and external communications. Leading on Blackcastle's communications strategy, his main objective is to gain positive exposure and manage the reputation of our clients. He has over ten years experience in the sports industry, working for some of the UK's highest-profile organisations including Manchester United & The Football Association
Working with elite athletes for over 10 years. Andy has worked with over 50 drivers worldwide, providing performance training & driver support- giving drivers the means to achieve success in their chosen field, from Formula 1 to Formula E. Andy alongside Matt at AWP partners to Blackcastle both know motorsport and what has to happen in order to be successful.
Bringing marketing & partnership experience, Tim is on hand to ensure our clients derive the maximum value from partnership agreements; through the creation of bespoke content, to the development of an objective led activation strategy.