Thomas Burnell ACMA - Founder of BTS
A professionally qualified accountant with Chartered institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) who after four years working for the United Kingdom's ministry of defence undertook a master’s degree in Sports Management from Bond University. This led him to develop an idea to create a new innovative tennis event to bring new fans to the sport of tennis and give greater opportunities to existing fans to see more stars perform when attending tennis matches live in stadiums.
Ray Smith - Tennis Liasion Officer
An experienced professional in the world of tennis having previously worked for numerous tennis bodies throughout 25 years in the sport which have included successful spells with Lawn Tennis Association in Britain and United States tennis Association (USTA) as talent development officer. The previous experience will be invaluable in dealings & negotiations with the two governing bodies of the Sport ATP and WTA and attracting players to take part in the event.
Katy Thompson - Marketing Executive
Katy will be charged of developing the marketing strategy for BTS including the trial events and the promotional activities leading to the staging of the first premier BTS event. Her skill set will be invaluable especially during negations with host city in terms of permitted marketing techniques which can be used in lead up to the event based on her past experiences for as marketing director for WTA Tournaments in Stuggart, Doha and Seoul.
Katie Ellis - Senior Finance Officer
A professionally qualified accountant with CIMA who has been brought into the team to offer more of impartial viewpoint on the financial aspects for BTS Tennisscape Ltd. because the founder is highly committed to the project and his resource is needed in different project areas. She brings a wealth of knowledge after working for companies in many different industries including fashion, media, government and sport where her last job was for Australian football club (AFL) the Gold Coast Suns.
Alan Taylor - Public Relations Senior Officer
Alan has a wealth of experience in public relations spanning a ten year career in the area where he has worked in five different countries mainly in the entertainment sector. He has worked for large multi-national agencies managing the public relations for a selected number of their clients. He is passionate about the sport and once to use his skills to sell a new innovative sporting concept.
Documents on the initial concept and Pitch
the Business model Canvas http://canvanizer.com/canvas/s383No7_ypU