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National Football Museum
Honorary Presidents & Trustees

The National Football Museum is fortunate to have the support of some of the greatest names in English football who have agreed to serve as honorary presidents:

President of the National Football Museum:
Sir Bobby Charlton

Sir Alex Ferguson
, Sir Tom Finney, Sir Trevor Brooking

Special Ambassador:
Mark Lawrenson


Paul Dermody, OBE - Chair

Biography of Chair

Fayyaz Ahmed Ali

Director of Lancashire Youth Association. Senior Business Analyst / Database Administrator at UCLAN

Mike Amesbury The Executive Member for Culture & Leisure, Manchester City Council

Simon Barker

Head of Delegate Liaison, Professional Footballers Association

Sir Howard Bernstein

Chief Executive, Manchester City Council

Mandy Digby

Head of Human Resources, De Vere Group

Alan Farquharson

Retired North-West based lawyer

Catherine Long

Head of Customer Strategy, Premier League

Alasdair McNee

Director of Corporate Services, Chester Zoo

Clive Memmott

Chief Executive, Business Link Lancashire Ltd

Steve Mycio Deputy Chief Executive, Manchester City Council
Sir Howard Newby Vice-Chancellor, University of Liverpool

Ian Penrose

Chief Executive, Sportech PLC

Moira Stevenson

Deputy Director, Manchester City Art Galleries

Geoff Thompson

FIFA Vice President; Football Association Chair


Company Secretary - David Martland