OUR TEAMCUBE PARTNERSHIP
Mr Sports Licensing
As Cube’s Trading Director, Chris brings years of experience in fast-paced retail to the group, having managed and delivered many large-scale global sports projects across retail, events and ecommerce. He has been instrumental in the rapid growth and internationalisation of our business, creating retail programmes that ensure sports fans, like himself, have an amazing game day experience and receive merchandise products of exceptional quality. He’s also a proud dad and enjoys, as any native Irishman does, a pint of Guinness after a long hard day!
Motto: All in it together!
Bobby’s our awesome Creative Director, having been a brand owner and head designer in the international fashion industry for over 10 years. He’s successfully sold many of his own brands, and been the brand architect for a host of companies, events and start-ups. Bobby now leads our expanding creative team, overseeing each project from product design, art direction and website aesthetics to content creation, sourcing, product development and branding. He’s also responsible for the development and launch of our in-house lifestyle brands.
Motto: The only failure is not to try. “Let The Creators Create”
Mr Time Management
Thomas is responsible for creating and maintaining our high-profile clients’ global online ecommerce websites and enhancing the Cube Tech System. He does so with awe-inspiring technical skills, magical flair and a ‘never say never’ can-do attitude. He’s worked with the UK and Europe’s most well-known online fashion brands, brings a high work ethic to the team, and is never fazed by technical complications. His ecommerce platforms have been admired by people the world over. When his busy schedule allows, Thomas loves to learn new languages and is currently working on his Español. Olé!
Motto: It always seems impossible until it’s done
Mr Live Event
Mr Pop Up
Andy is Cube’s Project Director who’s been responsible for the sale of licensed merchandise in every corner of the globe! His extensive experience includes working with the NFL, FA and the Cricket World Cup, Theatre Productions in the West End and on Broadway, Music concerts and Festivals and Kids Entertainment Companies. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Pope’s 2010 visit to the UK also appear prominently on his impressive CV. When it comes to live event retail, Andy has been there and done it!
Motto: Great opportunities come to those who make the most of small ones
Mr Solheim Cup
Mr Andalucian Sun
Mr Living The Dream
Javier is our Business Director based in Madrid, responsible for the Solheim Cup 2023 ecommerce and merchandise programme. He’s a self-proclaimed son of the Andalucian sun and the lead singer, guitarist and composer of rock band Cloudmap. Although an artist at heart, he turned his attention to marketing at an early age and has been responsible for many major European brands. A sports addict, with a cum laude in golf, skiing, watersports and biking, Javier loves riding his motorbike and skateboarding, when family and work allow!
Motto: God, this is exhausting but fun!
Miss Business Director
Miss Sport & Lifestyle
Amber joins us with over 15 years’ experience working across Sports and Lifestyle within Brand Management, Licensing and Retail. She’s enjoyed a variety of roles within F1, Rugby and Football, as well as for well known lifestyle brands Skechers and Fatface. She’s full of positivity, always working with a smile on her face, even though some challenges she’s met along the way ‘have pushed, tested and nearly broken me’! At the weekend she can often be found on a touchline somewhere or other, cheering on her two boys.
Motto: You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough
Mr Conversion Rate
Daniel is our very talented Head of Ecommerce who joined us with a wealth of digital and ecommerce knowledge picked up from working with some very well-known brands including eBay, JD Sports and Ministry of Sound. Daniel has been tasked with ensuring the Cube Partnership team offers a best-in-class ecommerce and digital marketing service for our current events, teams and brands. When not focusing on conversion rates Daniel is a keen sportsman and proud father to three young girls.
Motto: More is lost by indecision than wrong decision
Mr World Athletics
Mr Running enthusiast
Andy joined Cube from adidas and was most recently part of the North American Sales Development team in Portland, Oregon. Prior to working for the three stripes, Andy was a merchandiser by trade so is skilled in having too much stock of the poor sellers and too little of the winning lines. Outside of work he’s a veteran runner, a proud Kopite, enjoys a glass of red wine and loves taking his bland and white cockapoo Benj for long walks, which sometimes also includes a cheeky pint.
Motto: The more you know, the more you realise what you don’t know, so stay humble and inquisitive
Miss Class Clown
Asia, with a wealth of business experience behind her, is our Buying and Merchandising Director, supporting Cube in helping to deliver a best-in-class merchandising operation and driving the business forward. She has a passion for learning and reads everything from business and fashion to following the latest trends. Her hobbies include fitness, health, shopping and food (she makes a mean lamb pilau!) and brings her larger-than-life personality, her positive mental attitude and her ability to make people laugh to the team. She once dressed up as a Christmas tree to win a work competition – we can’t wait to see what else is in store!
Motto: Be positive, be true, be kind
Mr Commonwealth Bowls Champion 2030
Richard is Cube’s Merchandising Manager who works out how much we should buy and when, in line with our Business Directors’ budgets & forecasts. Often found deep in spreadsheets with headphones in, he’s partial to a Gregg’s Steak Slice and is unashamed to admit that sometimes his lunch will consist of an entire family-size trifle! Before Cube, Rich worked in sports, charities, white goods and discount industries, forecasting sales of a diverse range of products. Sports-wise he loves American baseball and is delighted to see the mighty Tampa Bay Rays defying the odds to beat the Yankees and Red Sox.
Motto: Yes is the answer. What is the question?
Miss Commonwealth Games
Miss Partnership Relations
Miss Interior Design
Charlotte is our Business Manager and in full control of Cube’s Commonwealth Games partnership. Based in the south, but a true northerner at heart, she’s responsible for coordinating all key B2022 stakeholders, supporting senior partner relations, building trust, understanding everyone’s vision and delivering the best solutions. Her retail event management experience is most impressive. She’s worked with many major brands including NFL, F1, RFU, WRU, FA and the European Tour. Outside the office her passion includes interior design, keeping fit and being the best mum & wife she can be!
Motto: Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you!
Miss Business Manager
Miss Chasing Sunsets
Priya joined the Cube team with 12 years’ experience in import merchandising and account management. She’s worked with some of the leading high street stores across Europe and the Middle East, including Next, Arcadia Group and Dunnes. Her experience has taught her that the industry is tough and challenging but she will always try and find a solution to every problem. At Cube she will be working on the AMF1, Williams Racing & World Athletics accounts. She also loves to travel and see the world and can always be counted upon to find the perfect slice of pizza wherever she goes!
Motto: Never a failure… Always a lesson
Mr Tea & Biscuits
Graham joined our ever-expanding creative team, having worked in the creative industry for over 23 years. He spent his time before Cube working mostly in the print and events industry. Now, as our Studio Manager, he describes himself as being at the point where ‘creation meets timesheet’. He is the, not so (or so he says), responsible adult of 3 young boys, all under 10, and can be found at weekends somewhere between his kids’ football, swimming and running clubs or, at home, rebuilding the lego structures he built last week.
Motto: Anyone want a brew?
Miss Have A Good Time
As Cube’s Apparel/Fashion Designer, Niamh works closely with the creative team to come up with design concepts and innovative products. Focusing on technical sportswear design allows Niamh to create products that not only look good but are highly functional and performance driven too. Niamh is passionate about the environment and sustainable fashion, and is most keen to incorporate sustainable approaches to her work. Outside of work you will find her vintage/second-hand shop shopping and spending any left over money on flights back to Ireland to see her fam!
Motto: Set your own standards
Rosie has 10 years’ experience as a Retail Operations Manager working with some of the biggest names in sport and music. She ran the Wembley Stadium event retail operation servicing the FA, Saracens, Football League & Tottenham Hotspur, and has worked with the NFL, Formula 1 and Rugby World Cups in 2015 & 2019. She has also managed the merchandise sales at concerts and festivals across Europe including for artists such as Beyonce, BTS, One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Take That and AC/DC. Festival-wise, she’s worked at the V Festival, Wireless Festival, T in the Park and Radio 1’s Big Weekend.
Motto You can’t have a rainbow without the rain
Henry joined Cube as our in-house graphic designer, web designer, photographer, videographer and motion designer – a self-proclaimed ‘jack of all trades’! Coming from a strong branding and strategy background, he begun pursuing photography and videography a few years ago, offering our design team a unique, invaluable blend of highly sought-after creative skills. In his spare time he’s seriously active too, working out at the gym almost every day, enjoying long walks whenever he gets the chance and generally loves travelling about. He’s also a pretty avid gamer, with no plans of stopping!
Motto: There are no losses, only lessons.
Mr Midnight oil
Clint is our multi-talented & disciplined designer with over 16 years experience in the merchandise world. He’s created all manner of products and assets for a long list of some the biggest global names in sports and entertainment, including the BBC, TimeWarner, NFL, Dreamworks, Fox, Harley-Davidson, Aardman, Sky, Formula 1, Fanatics, Tottenham Hotspur, Wembley Stadium, WRC and even the Pope. In his spare time, Clint’s a keen outdoorsman and mountain biker, as well as a keen and enthusiastic children’s entertainer for his two baby girls.
Motto: To Dare Is To Do
Miss Wholesale Manager
Miss Retail Store
Miss Follow Your Dreams
Holly is our Wholesale Manager whose retail experience spans over 14 years. Sports retail is her passion (she’s obviously found her niche with us!), having worked as store manager for Aston Villa FC and store and merchandising manager for Norwich City Football Club. One of her biggest accomplishments was to achieve her Social Science Degree in Criminology, although she’s not sure she’ll ever use it! A true believer in following your dreams and that everything happens for a reason, Holly loves yoga, fitness and can often be found looking for waterfalls. She’s also a true gamer girl.
Motto: Read your horoscope the day after, so you can see if its true!
Miss Campaign Ideas
Miss Iced Coffee
Emma joined our team as E-Commerce Manager. Originally from Scotland where she studied Fashion Branding, Emma’s been living in Manchester for the past 3 years and loving it. She’s worked across many brands, always keen to put forward creative ‘out the box’ ideas, and loves it when a plan comes together. She brings her experience across all marketing channels to the team and is always eager to further educate herself. Fashion is at the forefront of her interests, keeping up to date on runways, luxury brands and industry news whilst also growing her fashion book collection. A social butterfly, she enjoys cocktails and good vibes and loves the gym. Balance is key, right?
Motto: Florals for spring ground-breaking
Michael joined Cube having worked across both retail operations and sales for 14 years. He has worked with many high-profile partners, including F1, NFL, FA, RFU and Harlequins, and loves the buzz of big sporting events, which have taken him around the world, managing operations in many different countries – 15 to date and counting! With a great eye for detail, Michael’s strength lies in identifying and optimising processes and leading operational reviews and continuous improvement projects. During his spare time, he likes to train at the gym/boxing club and has recently started learning Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Motto: Keep Calm and Crack On
Rebecca is a keen Everton supporter and scouser, two things which certainly spark lively conversations in our office in Manchester! She’s worked in sports retail and events ever since she left school and has always been hugely passionate about the sports industry. She counts having been part of the Ryder Cup retail team in Paris as one of her highlights, combining three of her main passions: Paris, sport and retail. On a personal level, her greatest achievement so far is her little boy Archie. She’s also pretty nifty with a sewing machine, a bit of a clean freak and a reluctant cook who loves a KFC. Who can blame her?
Motto: Nothing but the best is good enough
Mr Sports Obsessed
Mr Expressive Through Fashion
Mr Logical Thinker
Robert is part of our creative team, having previously worked in various in-house commercial and freelance capacities. He has brought his film and video making degree from the University of Central Lancashire to great use throughout his career and has always followed his passion for creating amazing visuals. In his own words, he feels privileged to have contributed to some huge brand content, which as well as Cube’s well known partner brands, include Nike, Adidas and Under Armour. Aside from his creative flair, Robert loves football, golf and hiking and can also be found at many events and festivals looking for unique experiences and the chance to meet interesting people.
Motto: Make a difference in everything you do
Miss Social Media
Miss Pornstar Martini
Ellie joined Cube as social media manager for Cube Partnership’s projects. She’s a southerner at heart, but moved to Manchester to soak up the vibes of a progressive northern city and hasn’t looked back! As a fashion graduate from Falmouth University, she obviously has a huge passion for fashion, Prada in particular, and will bring her expert creative design eye to her social media posts. She’s also a going out gal, most partial to a pornstar martini whilst out on the town, and loves to travel to city locations – New York currently being her favourite. Who can blame her?
Motto: Manifest it!
Bernard is Cube Partnership’s Ecommerce and Customer Services Executive. A dyed-in-the-wool Mancunian with a background in IT, Marketing and Sports Retail, Bernard is always willing to help in any situation and pass on knowledge gained through experience and hard work. When not working, Bernard is a professional function-attender and never ever lets a lack of knowledge of champagne and fine wine get in the way of any corporate hospitality or sporting event invite!
Motto: If at first, you don’t succeed…maybe skydiving’s not for you!!!
Mr Digital Marketing
Luke is our in-house marketing specialist who has a long history of agency-based work. He’s been in the marketing world for over 5 years and loves a challenge. He’s recently moved from Lincoln to Manchester to be part of the progressive, northern city where most of the Cube Partnership team are based. Being the resident musician of the Cube team, Luke plays over six instruments with his main ones being vocals and piano, he brings a musical vibe to the group. He also bears an uncanny resemblance to Keanu Reeves – a younger version of course!
Motto: There’s always a way
Miss Product Developer
Miss Sustainability Conscious
Miss Pink G&T
Claire has worked as product developer for JD Sports, Canterbury of NZ, Ellesse for Focus Brands and credits the B&I Lions rugby CCC range as one of her highlights. She’s also passionate about improving sustainability within the industry. All in all, a perfect product developer within our group! She’s a gym goer, reluctant runner (though she loves the couch to 5k!) and mum of one very outspoken little girl called Penny. She considers Derry in Northern Ireland as her 2nd home (her husband’s family home) but has always wondered why her parents moved from Oz to Manchester when she was a little girl. Really? Is MCR more exotic?? She’s also a true girly-girl at heart.
Motto: Leave a little sparkle wherever you go!
Sam joined Cube as a Digital Graphic Designer. He’s been a specialist in Design and Animation for over 5 years. Previously, in other roles, Sam has been known as the ‘Go-to’ guy for all things design and has worked on some top brands such as MyProtein, LookFantastic & MyVitamins. He has two cats, Neville & Luna, who are incredibly loving. Can you guess where his inspiration for the names came from? Harry Potter, of course! Sam’s a massive Potter fan but even though he feels he falls under the ‘muggle’ category, he can definitely spark some magic within Photoshop.
Motto: Do what you love, love what you do.
Miss Alpine Skier
Anna is a product (clothing) designer with a particular interest in sports and outerwear – which is just as well as that’s what we do! She brings her creative flair and fashion talent to our product design team, having studied fashion design at Sheffield. Her experience includes working for Planks Clothing and O’Neill, designing technical sportswear, outerwear and lifestyle products. Sheffield is still her home, she’s happy to admit, but she’s also a huge fan of the Alps which she visits as often as possible to indulge in her passion of skiing and mountain biking. A true outdoorsy girl!
Motto: It all works out in the end
Mr Product Setup
Jack joined Cube Partnership as a Product Coordinator. After graduating in Business Management from the University of Sheffield, Jack couldn’t wait to get started in the world of sport. Luckily for him Cube presented the perfect opportunity to get started, begin his career and expand his knowledge. Outside of work, Jack enjoys playing a variety of sports and is a regular at Manchester United where he likes to have the occasional bet on the football. Debating about conspiracy theories with friends is also a hobby he relishes.
Motto: Smile and Wave
Mr Team Player
Michael is our Customer Services Advisor with a background in sport, retail and marketing. He joined us after completing a degree in Sports Business Management and has always had an ambition to work within the sports industry. He’s also an expert on both sides of the bar, having spent many years working in the hospitality trade. In his spare time he enjoys going out in Manchester and can regularly be found in the Northern Quarter. He’s also a dedicated football fan, although his support for Chelsea FC doesn’t always go down well in our office(!), loves sport, keeping fit in the gym and travelling.
Motto: Live life for a good time, not a long time
Mr Customer Service Executive
Mr Sunglasses Extraordinaire
Zakar is regarded as Cube Partnership’s office royalty; spreading peace, love & joy always – at least, when he is not working hard, dealing with customers or sipping tea. He comes from a hospitality background and is our Aston Martin F1 Team’s Customer Service Executive. Out of the office, Zakar enjoys spending time with family and friends, drinking reposado tequila and listening to Mariah Carey on repeat. He also loves equestrian sports and discussing world topics.
Motto: Free Britney!