Scroll down for a who's who of staff working behind the scenes at Goodison Park and Finch Farm - along with the relevant important contact details. You can also contact the Club by calling 0151 556 1878 or clicking here.
Fan Services Team
The Fan Services team was introduced to help improve the experience of supporters whenever they make contact with the Club. The team is there to ensure Evertonians feel valued and their feedback is heard. If you have a question or comment regarding important issues such as matchday experience, travel, events or anything related to the areas around Goodison Park, contact one of the members of the team using the details below.
Head of Fan Based Services
Gill oversees the Fan Services team, which focuses on improving the experience of supporters through all of their interactions with the Club. Gill can be found around Goodison Park at every home game as a point of contact for any queries, issues, suggestions or feedback.
Telephone: 0151 530 5261
Supporter Liaison Officer
Rachel is the primary point of contact for supporters experiencing issues or problems at away games. As Supporter Liaison Officer, she also works with opposition clubs ahead of each home and away matchday to gather essential information to be communicated to Evertonians. Rachel can also be found around Goodison Park at every home game as a point of contact for any queries, issues, suggestions or feedback.
Telephone: 0151 530 5261
Disability Access Officer
Michelle provides assistance to disabled supporters to ensure they have a trouble-free, enjoyable experience, both at Goodison Park and at away grounds around the country. She is also working to ensure that, by 2017, the Club’s facilities and provisions are fully in line with the Accessible Stadia Guidance. Michelle can be found around the stadium at every home game as a point of contact for any queries, issues, suggestions or feedback.
Telephone: 0151 530 5261
Senior Executive Team
The Senior Executive Team is tasked with overseeing and successfully delivering on the Club's main targets and objectives.
Director & Chief Executive Officer, Everton Football Club
Robert was initially appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer in 2005, arriving at Goodison from Deloitte, where he held the position of Director of the Sports Business Group. His first foray into the sporting world came almost a decade earlier when, after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, he was appointed as the Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive of the Rugby Football League. A major player in the formation of the Scottish Premier League during his time at Deloitte, Robert also worked for BSkyB as the Director of Football Business Affairs. He has been Everton's Chief Executive Officer since January 2009. In his time at Everton, Robert has introduced a number of key strategic, organisational and structural initiatives that have led to improved financial performance, greater stability in the business and a strong, empowered Management team. He has also helped drive substantial commercial progress in retail, sponsorship and ticketing - and is now leading the Club’s search for a new stadium.
Dr Denise Barrett-Baxendale, MBE
Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Everton Football Club & Executive Chair, Everton in the Community
One of the most prominent and highly-respected women in the world of football, Dr Denise Barrett-Baxendale, MBE, spent 16 years working in education, fulfilling a variety of academic and leadership roles within Higher Education before venturing into the third sector and world of sport. Arriving at the Club in January 2010 to develop and lead a transformation strategy for Everton in the Community, Denise was appointed the Club’s Chief Operating Officer in October 2011 and promoted to Deputy Chief Executive in June 2013. The following year, she was named a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for ‘Services to the Community of Merseyside’. In her existing Club role, Denise has played an integral part in improving the matchday experience for supporters, in turn helping to increase attendances and enhance Everton’s reputation both nationally and abroad. She is also responsible for the Club's HR, ICT, Stadium Operations and Stadium Safety teams. Denise joined the Everton Board of Directors in July 2016, the same month she was appointed to the Board of Sport England, the national body for grassroots sport.
Rob joined Everton as Finance Director in January 2017 and brings over 20 years’ senior level finance experience to the Club. Born and brought up in Liverpool, Rob completed his studies at Liverpool John Moores University before moving into several commercial and financial roles, both in the UK and abroad. Most recently, Rob was Finance Director at the University of Liverpool and a trustee of their pension scheme. During his seven years at the University, which has a turnover of almost £500Million, it raised over £250 Million of debt capital, and invested over £480Million in capital projects. Prior to the University of Liverpool, Rob held Director of Finance at positions at Brunel University and at ECHG. He also held senior commercial roles in various operating subsidiaries within Exel plc., including Divisional Commercial Director, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer positions. In his early career, he worked for Pirelli and Rolls Royce after completing his accountancy training at PWC.
Dr Peter Vint
Dr. Peter Vint, former Senior Director of Competitive Analysis, Research & Innovation with the United States Olympic Committee, took up his role as Everton's Academy Director in January 2016. His primary responsibilities include the development, implementation and monitoring of the Academy Performance Plan and the leadership of 40 full-time staff who support the physical, tactical, technical, psychological and educational development of 160 Academy players at the Club’s Finch Farm training facility. Peter has been recognised as a leading performance and technology educator, advisor and consultant by top international sporting organisations including USA Volleyball, US Soccer, US Ski and Snowboard and Nike, as well as professional sports teams in the NBA, NFL, MLS, MLB and Premier League.
Director of Marketing & Communications
Richard was appointed Director of Marketing and Communications in January 2014 following an interim consultancy role with the Club which included working with fans to redesign the Club's current crest. He arrived at Everton from Kenyon Fraser which - initially as Managing Director and then as Chief Executive - he built into one of the leading marketing and communications agencies in the North and one of the fastest-growing in the UK. A lifelong Evertonian, his role is to oversee and drive Marketing, Insight, Corporate Communications, PR and Media functions, as well as the servicing of the Club’s main partner, Chang. Richard previously worked for the PFA and MLS and acted as Interim Head of Marketing and Communications for The Jockey Club in the North West and the Grand National. He has also worked closely with the R&A on golf’s oldest major, the Open Championship.
Club Secretary & Head of Football Operations
After briefly holding the post of Assistant Club Secretary, David was appointed to his current role in 2002. He had previously joined the Club from Manchester United seven years earlier as Box Office Manager, having filled the same position at Old Trafford. Acknowledged as one of the leading football administrators in the Premier League, David has also been appointed a non-Executive Director of Liverpool County FA, a member of the European Club Association and is regularly called upon to attend Premier League working groups. He has worked extremely closely with the Chairman, Team Manager and Chief Executive on many high-profile and complex player acquisitions for the Club.
Heads Of Department
Joint Head of Academy Coaching
Joint Head of Academy Coaching
Head of Academy Recruitment
Head of Academy Operations
Head of Academy Sports Science and Medicine
Head of Academy Education and Welfare
Head of Commercial
Head of Hospitality and Sales
Head of Ticketing
Head of Partnership Sales
Head of Marketing
Head of Media and Communications
Head of Engagement
Head of Stadium Operations
Head of Stadium Safety and Security
Head of Human Resources
Head of Safeguarding
Head of IT
Head of Finance
Head of Reporting and Forecasting
Head of Legal Services
Head of Strategy
Executive Director, Everton in the Community
Director of Health and Sport, Everton in the Community
Director of Youth Engagement, Employability and Sports Development, Everton in the Community
Head of Lotteries
Principal, Everton Free School
Deputy Principal, Everton Free School