Steve Bellis – Director
Steve was Commercial Director with Stockport County Football Club. His success in grassroots initiatives engaged the players with the local community and grew the youth membership of the Club by 600%. Steve took the brand of SCFC into China and created a profile commensurate with that of internationally renowned English Premier League clubs. As a result, Steve’s activities in China are used by UK Government bodies as a role model for other SME’s in the UK wishing to enter foreign markets. He is regularly asked to speak internationally on grassroots football development and the internationalization of football brands.
Steve Cartwright – Director
Steve has worked in the world of event management, sport and entertainment for over 14 years. During this time he has developed a breadth of skills and knowledge in developing strategies and implementing events to ensure successful delivery. Steve Cartwright and Steve Bellis created the Soccer Prince TV format which has been so successfully launch in China and is now being rollout out across other territories. Prior to forming Kickworldwide Steve was also Managing Director of an international sports gaming company focusing on both mobile and internet gaming.
Peter Gao – Consultant for China
Peter is a British citizen, a Chinese National, an MBA, and former Associate Director of Manchester Business School. At MBS Peter developed a range of management training courses for some of China’s biggest corporates through which he created an extensive network of commercial contacts throughout China. Since 1999, Peter and Steve Bellis have worked together on various successful projects, one of these being the highly acclaimed strategy for Stockport County Football Club in China.
Habamutlang Lyngdoh – Consultant for India
Haba is a graduate of the renowned Football Industry MBA course at Liverpool University. Born in the football hotbed of Shillong in North East India, Haba has incredible knowledge of the football scene in India and valuable experience in the field of television and research. Following a successful placement with Kickworldwide in the summer and autumn of 2010, Haba has been recruited to manage relationships and operations of the Soccer Prince TV show and Institute concept in India.