CEO – Aposto

Cathy Long

Cathy Long is CEO and founder of Aposto, a SaaS company providing digital safety briefings, schedules and inductions for sports stadia and arenas across Europe. Her background in the sector is unrivalled; with 15 years leading the Premier League’s work in safety and fan experience, Cathy has worked with 54 clubs across European leagues. She has also worked with the Football Supporters’ Association, the Football Safety Officers’ Association and co-wrote the Accessible Stadia Guide and has led change across the sector, creating English football’s Equality Standards, the Visit Football match experience programme and a range of best practice models across football. Previously a Director of Kick it Out, Women in Sport and City of Liverpool FC, Cathy is passionate about ensuring the safety of everyone who attends sports events.