In addition to our UK stable of FA Registered Intermediaries, a worldwide network of contacts and partners ensures that no matter where you are, your career is taken care of, both on and off the pitch.

With an industry leading team of experienced Intermediaries, consultants and dedicated client management staff, we ensure that we can act upon your needs to secure the very best for you.

We provide the highest quality agency service in the most honest and correct manner, in order to maximise your earning potential throughout your playing career and beyond.

Leon AngelHead of Football & Registered Intermediary

One of the first agents in the UK to be licensed by the FA, Leon is also a Chartered Accountant as well as the Head of Football of CAA Base. His financial expertise as an accountant translates easily into the football world where figures and contracts are a key element of a player’s professional life.

Frank TrimboliHead of Football & Registered Intermediary

Frank previously worked in Finance before becoming an agent. He is also bilingual, speaking fluent Italian. He brings to CAA Base a plethora of contacts and combined with his background in Finance Frank heads up the CAA Base team as Head of Football.

Virginia DunneHead of Operations

Virginia has been with CAA Base since 2002 supervising all the contractual administration and liaising with the clubs and the Football Association. Virginia manages the office as well as the team at CAA Base.

Doron SalomonBusiness Operations Manager

Doron permanently joined the team in 2015 having been working with CAA Base for the previous 3 years. He comes from a background in digital and social media and today supports both CAA Base’s clients and intermediaries in different areas of the business to ensure the various teams coordinate and communicate with one another.

Lee RobinsonHead of Recruitment & Registered Intermediary

Lee joined the company having been Academy Director at Cardiff City FC and Head of Sports Science at West Bromwich Albion FC. A former Physical Education teacher, Lee holds a Sports Science and Human Movement degree, Post Graduate certificate in Education, UEFA A Coaching Licence and Academy Managers Licence.

Mark RankineRegistered Intermediary

Mark joined CAA Base in 2006 after retiring from Professional Football. He was a stalwart at Preston North End from 1996 to 2003, and made a total of over 700 league and cup appearances during his long career. Mark brings a wealth of experience to our team and has been involved in record-breaking transfers.

David HuntHead of Recruitment Methodology & Performance

With 15 years’ experience at the forefront of Talent Identification, Recruitment & Development, Dave has played an integral role in the development of several elite footballers. With a passionate belief in the nurturing of all aspects of a player and person, Dave leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of success for all those he works with.

Wayne RobinsonRecruitment Coordinator

Wayne has worked in football scouting and recruitment for 14 years at Tottenham and The FA. He specialises in the identification of young players across southern England and Europe, and brings years of know-how and ideas to CAA Base.

Charlie AndersonRegistered Intermediary

Having been forced to retire from semi-professional football aged 24, Charlie moved into talent identification for a football agency. After three years he joined CAA Base in early 2019 to manage and recruit both senior and youth players in the North of England. Charlie is also the son of former England international, Viv Anderson MBE.

Russell BeckwithRegistered Intermediary

With a background in Sports Law and having spent time at a Cat 1 Academy, Russell brings both knowledge and experience to CAA Base. He has been involved in club-record transfers and previously been a ‘digs parent’ for young players at Chelsea. His attitude to servicing his clients is to offer complete dedication at all times.

Ahmed CheraftRegistered Intermediary

Ahmed played in Marseille’s academy before moving into representation where he has focused on working with the next generation of talented French players. He enjoys strong relationships with clubs in France and England and speaks multiple languages. Prior to joining CAA Base in early 2020 he was self-employed for four years.

Christian EmileRegistered Intermediary, Head of Middle East & North Africa

After graduating from the London School of Economics (LSE) with Honours, Christian ran his own successful agency representing several international players and brokering deals across Europe before joining CAA Base. Christian brings with him a quality network of international contacts and speaks Arabic fluently as well as French at an intermediate level.

Zouhair EssikalRegistered Intermediary

A former professional player and owner of an MBA from the Warwick Business School, Zouhair heads CAA Base in Belgium. He speaks five languages and along with his team he covers the youth and senior market in Belgium, managing some of the best talents in the country.

Paolo FiguraRegistered Intermediary

Paolo was first licensed in Italy as an intermediary in 2013 and joined CAA Base in 2016. He speaks Italian and English and specialises in identifying top young talents in Africa. He’s based in Rome and mostly deals with the recruitment of young players.

Elliott FillinghamRegistered Intermediary

Elliott joined CAA Base in early 2018 having spent the previous five years working in talent management at other sports agencies. Based in Scotland, he offers a sophisticated network of contacts and a proven track record of recruiting and managing a strong portfolio of clients both within the UK and abroad.

Vincenzo GrellaRegistered Intermediary

Vince is a former Australian international, who has played in two World Cups and plied his trade in Serie A and the Premier League. Based in Florence, Vince focuses on Australian nationals playing in Australia and throughout the world.

Fitz HallRegistered Intermediary

Following retirement from professional football after a 14 year career, Fitz joined CAA Base to focus on the identification and development of young talent. With the experience of playing at seven Premiership and Championship clubs and captaining Crystal Palace at the age of 23, Fitz has valuable knowledge and understanding of what it takes to succeed in the modern game.

Ben HardingRegistered Intermediary

After 12 years working for Nike UK/IRE in football Ben joined CAA Base in April 2018. At Nike Ben focussed on building and maintaining relationships with the FA, multiple Premier League and Football League clubs, and other strategic partners. Having worked for one of the biggest football brands in world football, Ben has a wealth of experience from all levels within the game.

Georgie HodgeHead of Women’s Football

Georgie joined CAA Base during an exciting time for the lucrative women’s football market. She has previous experience managing high profile athletes and has a particular focus on digital and commercial opportunities for her clients. Having played football she has first-hand experience of the game and has many valuable connections within the sport.

Stephen HughesRegistered Intermediary

A part of CAA Base since 1998, Stephen has strong links with the Northern Ireland National Team. He previously worked as a scout for Carlisle and assisted Terry Venables in setting up his Soccer camps in the UK and America. Based in the North of England, he brings a set of valuable contacts to complement the rest of the team.

Marijo KnezRegistered Intermediary

Marijo is a German-raised Croatian football intermediary. He is trilingual, speaking English, German and Croatian. He has a diploma degree in Sports Management and ran his own business for nine years brokering a number of high profile deals across Europe before joining CAA Base in 2020.

Federico MassaiRegistered Intermediary

Federico was originally licensed in Italy in 1998. He speaks Italian, Spanish and English. Federico joined CAA Base in 2005 and was based in Barcelona for 10 years before moving to Madrid. Federico works all around Europe and has extensive contacts.

Anthony McFarlaneRegistered Intermediary

Anthony’s promising career as a player after seven years at West Ham was cut short following a serious injury in 1998. Undeterred, Anthony’s ability to translate what he learned as a player on the field to his current role managing players has been invaluable.

Lee MuddRegistered Intermediary

After retiring from professional football Lee moved into recruitment for several high-profile clubs, covering Northern and Southern Ireland before becoming an agent. Lee uses his own experience of leaving Northern Ireland at a young age, helping and supporting players and families make the transition into careers in other countries.

Marc PallaresRegistered Intermediary

Marc comes from a background in entertainment and was first licensed as an Intermediary in Switzerland in 2016. He joined CAA Base in 2019 and speaks English, Spanish, Italian and German. Today he’s based in Barcelona dealing with the recruitment and management of young players.

Joel PannickRegistered Intermediary

Joel joined CAA Base in November 2009, primarily to assist with matters relating to an increasingly expanding South American department. Joel previously spent time living in Buenos Aires to study Spanish and studied Portuguese in Rio de Janeiro before returning to the UK to join the company. Today he spearheads the company's expansion into East Asia.

Daniel PhilpottRegistered Intermediary

Danny went to the U.S. on a soccer scholarship, graduating with a Sport Science degree. He has since held a number of high profile positions in UK football at organisations including the FA, adidas, Everton and Sunderland. With a strong commercial background specialising in youth recruitment he has a reputation for developing some of the country’s best young talent.

Toni PlaRegistered Intermediary

Toni previously worked as a lawyer before becoming an Intermediary in 2015 and joining CAA Base in 2019. He speaks Spanish, Italian and English and specialises in identifying and managing top young talents. He’s based in Madrid and Valencia and has extensive contacts across Spain.

Davide SalernoRegistered Intermediary

A graduate in economics and marketing with a masters in sports management, Davide was first licensed as an intermediary in 2013. He speaks Italian, English and Spanish and has lived in Serbia and Croatia. Today he’s based in Milan dealing with the recruitment of young players in Italy and Europe and has a strong contact list in the The Balkans.

Gareth SeddonRegistered Intermediary

Gareth joined in 2019 after spending nearly 18 years as a professional footballer across all levels from Everton to Salford City with the Class of '92. He brings with him a wealth of experience from the professional game and uses the highs and lows he went through as a player to help guide CAA Base's clients today.

Sakis TzikasRegistered Intermediary

After playing at Greek club PAOK FC, Sakis moved to the UK in 1995 to study Sports Sciences and Business Studies at Brunel University, gaining a BSC (Hons). He is a qualified football coach and speaks fluent Greek, English and basic Spanish. Sakis brings a global set of contacts to our team.

Yosuke TominagaRegistered Intermediary

Yusuke started working in partnership with CAA Base in 2018 and assists our daily operations in Japan. He spent a number of childhood years living in Madrid before returning to Japan with his family and later studied at the prestigious Kyoto University before working as an independent intermediary in football.

Sandor VargaRegistered Intermediary

Sandor has held various roles in sport from Assistant Manager of International football teams to sitting on the committee of the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow. He holds a diploma in football coaching and helped set up European coaches licensing system. He joined CAA Base in 2016 bringing with him extensive contacts and relationships from around the world of football.

Martin WaldronRegistered Intermediary

Martin has been involved in professional football for nearly 30 years, initially at Everton where he became Head of Academy Recruitment. He left club football in 2018, moving into representation before joining CAA Base in early 2021.

Eric WaltersRegistered Intermediary

Eric played for three years with Watford and Leyton Orient. He then worked for nine years in the industry before joining the team at CAA Base, bringing with him his network of contacts and keen eye for spotting young talent.

Brad WarnerRegistered Intermediary

Brad joined the CAA Base Team in 2004. His background in business brought him into football where he worked for another major London based agency for two years before joining CAA Base.

Matt WarnerRegistered Intermediary

Matt Joined CAA Base in 2013 after spending seven years at Tottenham Hotspur. Matt focuses on the management and recruitment of players in the south of England.

Rhys WilliamsRegistered Intermediary

Rhys’ background in employment law, contract drafting and negotiation led Rhys into the football industry. He works closely with Lee Robinson in the identification, recruitment and management of young players in Wales, the South West and Midlands for CAA Base.

Fabrice DasilvaFootball Consultant

Fabrice studied Sports Development and Exercise Science at university and played semi-professional football before joining CAA Base. He helps identify and recruit top youth talents in the South of England and enjoys helping to mentor young players.

Mamadou DialloFootball Consultant

Mamadou played as a scholar at Cardiff City from 2009-2012 before completing his UEFA B license after leaving the club. He joined CAA Base in 2019 having also spent time working at West Ham in their recruitment team. He speaks fluent French and has a particular interest in West African football.

Daniel HerreraFootball Consultant

Daniel joined CAA Base from a prominent position in Uruguayan Sport. He coached the senior Men’s Rugby Union national team for eight years, participating in two World Cups. His background as a lawyer and strong relationships with the main club presidents in Uruguayan football have become a vital asset to CAA Base’s business in South America.

Anthony LennonFootball Consultant

Former Manchester United Youth player and Young Professional with Leeds United, Anthony brings a great footballing knowledge to the team. Anthony is also a UEFA ‘B’ qualified coach.

Doug LivermoreFootball Consultant

After playing professional football for Liverpool, Norwich, Cardiff and Chester, Doug coached and managed at Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Norwich, Cardiff, Swansea and the Wales National Team. He brings a wealth of footballing experience, knowledge and contacts to the team.

Peter MacdonaldFootball Consultant

Peter played professionally in a career spanning 20 years at Rangers; St Johnstone; Dundee; Morton; Clyde and Stirling Albion. He holds a UEFA A Licence and has coached for the Scottish FA, Partick Thistle and Rangers before joining CAA Base in 2020 as a football consultant where he will work in Scotland to manage and recruit young players.

Luca PaganiFootball Consultant

Luca joined CAA Base at the beginning of 2006 coming from a background of sports insurance and private banking. He brings many contacts for scouting and selecting talent in Africa. Luca speaks fluent Italian, English and basic French.

Stephen PearsonFootball Consultant

Stephen joined CAA Base in 2017 having retired from professional football. His career spanned 18 years during which time he won the Scottish League title, was capped by Scotland and played for clubs such as Celtic, Derby County, Motherwell and Bristol City. Stephen also holds a UEFA A-license and today helps guide young players on their footballing journey.

Marcos SeriouxRegistered Intermediary

Marcos joined CAA Base in 2009 having previously worked for Toronto FC in the MLS. Marcos identifies young players in the CONCACAF regions while working closely with a number of Major League Soccer clubs.

Michael RankineFootball Consultant

After a 15 year career playing professional football, Michael Joined CAA Base in late 2018 following his retirement from the game. Based in Yorkshire, he helps recruit, manage and guide young professional footballers with a particular emphasis on helping players transition from non-league to professional football.

Brad RusinFootball Consultant

After 10 years of playing professionally in the US and Denmark, Brad joined CAA Base in 2019 to strengthen ties with MLS and USL clubs and also identify and recruit top young American talents to bring to Europe.

Riichi YokooFootball Consultant

Riichi was first introduced to CAA Base in 2011 and now has more than 5 years’ experience working with Japanese players across Europe, North America and Japan. Riichi divides his time between London and Tokyo and is available for any assistance that our Japanese clients require.

Luke ChadwickClient Mentor

Luke is a former professional footballer who played over 500 games and won a Premier League title at Manchester United. Upon retiring he moved into coaching and today is a mentor for many of CAA Base's clients, able to offer advice and guidance on the highs and the lows of the game.

Sam ChanFinance

Sam joined the team in March 2016 bringing with him a vast amount of experience having worked with small to medium sized businesses for over 30 years. With his knowledge in accounting, Sam significantly strengthens our Finance Team.

Grace HallsAccounts Assistant

Grace previously worked for a chartered accountant for 4 years, initially working in the business support team before moving into the in-house accounts team. She joined CAA Base in May 2018 to assist in the accounts team.

Andreas OlymbiosSenior Digital Designer

Andreas is a multidisciplinary visual designer with a Bachelor and a Masters degrees focused in Digital and Visual Communications and Design for Advertising. He is experienced with strong print and digital design skills and joined the team at CAA Base having previously worked at The FA on highly exposed projects for England and Wembley Stadium.

Oliver KempJunior Graphic Designer

Oliver is a young and optimistic digital designer. Having graduated in 2019 from Ravensbourne University with a First Class Honours in Advertising and Brand Design, he started his career in a social media agency based in Shoreditch before making the switch to joining CAA Base.

Harry SpratleyLead Recruitment Analyst

After graduating from Bournemouth University, Harry worked at Swansea and West Ham United in their Academies before joining CAA Base in 2018. Harry provides performance analysis for our clients while also working as part of the player recruitment team.

Sam ChivertonRecruitment Analyst

Sam joined CAA Base in 2021 having graduated from Bournemouth University with a First Class Degree in Sport Psychology with Coaching Sciences. He has experience working as an Academy Recruitment Analyst at West Ham and joins CAA Base to work in the video and recruitment analysis team.

Remi WebsterClient Services

Remi joined CAA Base in 2017 from a background in management and PA work. She has previously worked in hospitality and has a wealth of experience in customer services. Remi works alongside the intermediaries at CAA Base’s London office dealing with the day to day requirements of our clients.