Chief Executive Officer. Farnborough International Limited
Gareth joined FIL at the start of 2018 following more than six years with Southampton Football Club, first as Chief Financial Officer before being promoted to Chief Executive in 2014.
Under Gareth’s leadership Southampton FC saw a significant rise in turnover and considerable commercial success driven by a number of factors including a focus on achieving growth across existing revenue streams, and the negotiation of major sponsorship deals. During Gareth’s time with the Club, Southampton secured promotion to the Premier League and qualified for European competition.
Southampton FC was the only club listed in the 2017 Financial Times 1000 Fastest Growing European Businesses, and in 2015 was named ‘Fastest Growing Brand in World Football’ by Brand Finance.
In 2015, Gareth was named ‘Director of the Year for Large Companies’ (London and South East) by the Institute of Directors.
Originally from Yorkshire, Gareth moved south to attend Southampton University. He is married with three children.