IMR works closely with leading practitioners and bodies within the industry and brings in their expertise on individual projects.


Adrian Hitchen is the founder of SponsorMetrix Limited, an international sports marketing research consultancy. With 40 years’ experience in sports marketing, Adrian has worked with IMR on projects where formulation and valuation of rights packages is extensive.

Dean Nelson is a former editor of the Sunday Times Insight investigation team and was based in India for ten years as South Asia Editor of the Daily Telegraph. Dean currently specialises in global due diligence and risk assessments for major corporations and has extensive experience in media training.

Gary Rosewell has more than eight years' experience in Formula One marketing, Gary specialises in bringing brands to life through the global presence and impact of motorsport. Providing sound creative ideas and trusted operational support across PR, acquisitions and live events, his achievements include co-creating the INFINITI Engineering Academy while working for PRISM Sport and Entertainment as well as providing critical intelligence and analytics for several high level acquisitions at Lotus F1 Team. An all round sports fanatic, Gary is a long term associate of IMR, having interned with us in 2010.

Graham Thomas is a sports journalist who has worked as a reporter, presenter and producer for several major broadcasters, including Sky Sports News, the BBC and ITV. Graham has covered major football and rugby tournaments around the world, presented live studio programming, and reports regularly on the English Premier League and Championship. He also works with sporting organisations on risk investigations to assist with recruitment. As a media trainer Graham offers hands-on studio guest and presenter training and consultancy. He has also worked on award-winning documentaries and is the author of three sports biographies.

Asia Sponsorship News (ASN) is the leading resource for sports business intelligence in Asian markets. The independently owned company works with IMR on sponsorship consultancy and data projects and rights placement.





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