Director of Eurasian Sport – EM Lyon Business School

Simon Chadwick

“Professor Simon Chadwick is a researcher, writer, academic, consultant and speaker with more than twenty-five years experience working across the global sport industry. He has particular expertise working at the intersection of sport, business, politics and technology, specifically in a Eurasian context.

Chadwick is Director of Eurasian Sport at emlyon (based in Paris & Shanghai), a global-top-50, triple accredited business school. He is also Professor of the Eurasian Sport Industry and Director of CESI – the Centre for Eurasian Sport. In addition, Simon co-founded and co-directs the China Soccer Observatory (University of Nottingham, UK).

Simon has written numerous articles, books and research reports for the likes of Sloan Management Review, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Newsweek and Forbes. In addition, he has worked with organisations in sport, such as FC Barcelona, UEFA, Adidas, the Association of Tennis Professionals, Nielsen, European Clubs Association, Mastercard, Ping and Coca Cola.”