Tim Payton

Tim is the leading public affairs specialist in the world of sports, intellectual property, broadcast rights, and media regulation.

He has more than twenty years’ experience advising high profile clients in the sporting sector including London 2012, the Premier League, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), British Horseracing (BHA) and Sport England.

During his career he has built up expertise in areas including sports policy and governance; gambling regulation; bidding for and staging major events; sponsorship, broadcast and IP rights; and ticketing.  His areas of specialism reflect the high-profile nature of the sporting world and includes crisis communications; public and regulatory affairs; corporate governance; and stakeholder communications including with consumer and supporter groups.

Tim is also a board member of the Arsenal Supporters’ Trust (AST) regularly appearing on national broadcast media and running high profile social media accounts.

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