Our Team of Experts

Executive Search & Talent Acquisition Team

Cédric Le Nest

Founder and CEO

Paris, France


Cédric, with 15 years of experience in recruitment and headhunting, has a strong European network and a focus on the sports industry. He has worked with renowned organizations like IOC, Inter Milan FC, World Rowing, Olympique de Marseille, OBS, Girondins de Bordeaux, Sportfive, and AS Monaco.

Tom Sears

Tom Sears

Associate Director

London, UK


Tom, a sports industry professional, founded Kinsey Seers in 2017 and has held senior positions in various bodies worldwide. With extensive network in the UK, Australasia, Africa, and Europe, he is also the founder and chair of the Professional Body of Sports Leadership.

Daniel Woh

Daniel Woh


Shanghai, China

Daniel Woh, Partner at SBT Executive and co-founder of VS Talent Consulting, is a skilled headhunter with over 15 years of experience in the Chinese and Asian sports industry. He has worked with renowned brands like adidas and Specialized, making him a prominent figure in recruitment and executive search.

Executive Coaching Team

Fabrice Gatti

Associate Director

Paris, France

Fabrice Gatti, founder of Mamkle company and Associate Director at SBT, is an executive coach-mentor, talent specialist, and speaker. With 20 years of experience in management, sales, and marketing, he focuses on motivation and performance, integrating economics, motivational psychology, and sociology. He developed the C.R.A.F.T. model to help organizations align challenges with individual needs and abilities, promoting healthy and sustainable development for both people and organizations.

Kris Perquy

Associate Director

Brussels, Belgium

Kris Perquy, Associate Director at SBT Executive, is an organizational psychologist and entrepreneur who built his 25+ years’ experience in a leading Belgian consulting firm and as a freelance consultant. Specializing in leadership development, focusing on strengths of people. Clients value his expertise in high-level assessment & development centres, executive coaching and coaching teams towards high performance. Since 2005 he combines this consultancy work with a parallel business track in sport psychology. In this role as mental coach he supports athletes, coaches and teams to prepare for top performance and he helps sport clubs and federations to develop their expertise in sport psychology. He has worked with the Belgian Football Association, the Belgian Handball Federation, Fnatic in esports, VF Corporation (Vans, The North Face) and the European Commission. Associate Director Master Degree in Organizational Psychology (University of Ghent 1990). Certified Coach (Brain-based Coaching, Neuroleadership Institute London, 2018) (Masterclass Coaching, Performance Coaching Antwerp, 2008). Certified Wave (Personality Profiling) by Saville Consulting, Paris 2017. Sport psychologist for professional athletes and coaches. More than 25 years of experience in individual and team coaching. Experience with EU ( European Commission) - Lead Assessor for Assessment Centers and Development Centers for the European Commission (Recruitment and Promotion Processes) - Individual coaching of (senior) managers at Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CNECT) - Training on Leadership & Change Management for European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Jean Laurent Bourquin

Associate Director

Geneva, Switzerland

Jean Laurent is a seasoned Sport Business Executive with 25 years of cross-cultural management expertise in Olympic and World Sport Organizations. He excels in stakeholder management, has a track record of successfully handling international projects, and provides career transition consulting services for top athletes.

Training & Career Consulting Team

Marine Lallement


Paris, France

Marine Lallement founded Fast Sport in 2007, offering professional training programs in marketing, sponsorship, sales, and sports law. The company caters to professionals in clubs, sports federations, event management firms, media, and players. Fast Sport also offers language learning courses in sports, covering English, Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese. Marine Lallement is fluent in both French and English, ensuring effective communication and instruction in multiple languages.
Guillaume Stollsteiner

Guillaume Stollsteiner


Geneva, Switzerland

Guillaume, a Partner at SBT Executive and founder of Tell NP Advisers, has over ten years of experience in recruitment. He specializes in career assessment, networking, job research, professional retraining, and interview coaching. With a client portfolio including BNP Paribas, Groupe Coty, Lexmark, and Vivarte, he provides effective communication and support in multiple languages.

Medias & Entertainment

We are also deeply specialized in the comprehensive entertainment sector, encompassing a wide range of industries from film and music to live performances and digital media.

Film and Television Production Companies: Enterprises that produce movies, TV shows, documentaries, and other audiovisual content.

Animation Studios: Companies specializing in the creation of animated content for cinema, television, or online platforms.

Record Labels/Music Companies: Enterprises involved in producing, distributing, and promoting music and artists.

Streaming Companies: Platforms that stream audiovisual and musical content continuously, such as Netflix, Spotify, and YouTube.

Video Game Companies: Businesses that develop, publish, or distribute video games across various platforms.

Theater and Live Performance Companies: Organizations that produce and present live performances, including theater, dance, concerts, and circus shows.

Talent Agencies: Companies that represent artists, actors, musicians, and other talents in contract negotiations and career management.

Event Promoters: Companies that organize and manage entertainment events like music festivals, exhibitions, and fairs.

Merchandising Companies: Firms specialized in creating and selling merchandise related to entertainment brands.

Public Relations and Marketing Firms: Agencies that handle promotion and communication for entertainment projects and events.

Radio and Television Channels: Businesses that produce and broadcast audiovisual content via radio and TV channels.

Production Equipment and Technology Companies: Companies that manufacture equipment and technologies used in entertainment production, such as cameras, sound systems, lighting, etc.

Virtual and Augmented Reality Companies: Enterprises developing immersive experiences for entertainment using virtual or augmented reality technologies.

Online Gaming and Betting Companies: Firms that offer virtual gaming, casino games, and sports betting services through online platforms.

Concert Halls: Venues specifically designed for live musical performances, hosting concerts ranging from classical to contemporary music.

Amusement Parks and Leisure Centers: Facilities offering a variety of attractions such as rides, games, and entertainment shows, catering to families and tourists.

Book Publishers: Companies that publish books across various genres, including fiction, non-fiction, educational materials, and digital ebooks.

Art Galleries and Museums: Cultural institutions that exhibit and preserve artworks and historical artifacts, providing educational and aesthetic experiences to the public.

"Corporate Sports" & "Performance Sports" sectors:

Our consultancy expertly addresses both “business” and “technical” aspects of the sports sector , understanding the unique challenges and specificities of each.

Professional Clubs and Teams: Organizations that manage competitive sports teams participating in regional, national, or international leagues.

National and International Sports Governing Bodies: Institutions responsible for regulating and overseeing sports activities at national and international levels, setting rules and standards.

National and International Sports Rights Holders: Entities that own the commercial rights to broadcast, distribute, and market sports events globally.

Sports Media & Broadcasters: Companies that cover sports events through various channels like television, digital platforms, radio, and the press.

Event Organizing Committees: Groups tasked with planning and executing sports events, including logistics, participant coordination, and venue management.

Event Agencies Specialized in the Sports Sector: Firms that specialize in creating and managing sports-related events, offering tailored services for sports organizations.

Sport Marketing Agencies: Agencies that focus on promoting sports brands, athletes, and events through strategic marketing and advertising campaigns.

Sports Equipment Retailers and E-commerce Platforms: Businesses that sell sports gear, clothing, and equipment through physical stores and online platforms.

Sports Brands (Performance, Outdoor, Lifestyle): Companies that design, manufacture, and market sports apparel and equipment targeting various consumer needs, from professional athletics to casual outdoor activities.

Stadiums & Sports Venues: Facilities designed to host sports events and accommodate audiences, ranging from small local fields to large international stadiums.

National and International Sponsors: Companies that financially support sports teams, events, or athletes, often for marketing benefits across different regions.

Sponsor Tech Companies: Technology firms that provide services and solutions tailored for sports sponsorships, enhancing brand visibility and fan engagement.

E-Sports Industry Stakeholders: Entities involved in the competitive gaming industry, including game developers, tournament organizers, and professional teams.

Investment Funds Active in the Sports Sector: Financial groups that invest in sports-related businesses, supporting growth and innovation in the sports industry.

Sports Academies and Training Centers: Institutions that provide training and development programs for athletes, focusing on skill improvement and professional growth.

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Services: Medical facilities and services that specialize in treating sports injuries and providing rehabilitation to athletes.

Sports Nutrition Companies: Businesses that produce and distribute nutritional products specifically designed to enhance athletic performance and recovery.


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