Board & Management

Find out who's who on the board and executive management team.

The parent company of Sunderland Association Football Club Limited is Sunderland Limited and the ultimate controlling party of Sunderland Limited is Mr Ellis Short.


Owner/Chairman Ellis Short
Finance Director Angela Lowes
Commercial Director Gary Hutchinson
Director Per Magnus Andersson

Executive Management

Assistant Commercial Director Matt Smith
Academy Manager Ged McNamee
Business Development Manager Clare Wilson
Football Operations Director
Ryan Sachs
Club Secretary
 Brett Baker
Club Solicitor Lois Jarvis
Facilities Manager Peter Weymes
General Manager, Conference & Events David Moses
Head of Digital
Stuart Vose
Head of HR & Safeguarding
Mandy Goulden
Head of International Football Development   Graham Robinson 
Head of Medical Department Dr Ish Rehman 
Business Management Accountant Roger Whitehill
Media & Communications Manager Louise Wanless
Marketing Manager David Jackson 
Partnerships Manager Clair Cogdon
Head of Retail Stuart Middlemiss
Safety & Security Manager Paul Weir
Ticketing Sales Operations Manager Phil Clarkson

Foundation of Light

Chief Executive Lesley Spuhler

Honorary Life President

Sir Bob Murray CBE