Sport Industry NextGen in partnership with Barclays has selected a group of 28 professionals, representing companies including the BBC, British Athletics, Liverpool Football Club and Sky as Sport Industry NextGen Leaders.
Following a challenging steering process, all 28 will receive the Sport Industry NextGen Leadership Package, providing them with key support to better equip them for future leadership roles. This includes multiple networking opportunities; commercial training from Barclays; learning from Institute of Sport Business, Loughborough University London; a 24 hour leadership experience from the Inspirational Development Group at Sandhurst; a membership to the Inspired Leaders Network plus personal development and mentoring from the Sport Industry NextGen Judges throughout the year.
Congratulations to one of our own
One of the 28 selected is Luca Massaro, Director of WePlay, a digital engagement agency specialising in sport.
Luca said: “It’s an honour. The Sport Industry Group are something of an institution in our industry and when they announced they were running this process, I knew that it was something i’d love to be a part of. Being selected as one of 28 superstars is very humbling and adds to the validation of what myself and the guys at WePlay and Future Sport are building.”
Luca was asked as a part of his submission by the Sport Industry NextGen to summarise leadership in 140 characters, Luca replied, Leadership is:
“@iamluca: Embracing uncertainty, being comfortable in uncomfortable situations and remembering that anything is possible.”