13 April 2015
London Irish announced today (13th April) that Paul Forsyth has been appointed as the Club’s new Head of Finance. Paul will take up this senior management position in June.
Paul is a senior finance professional with a broad background in strategic planning, financial reporting and control. He has previously worked in large FTSE listed companies across both the property and aviation sectors and is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA).
Commenting on his new role at London Irish, Paul said: “This is an exciting opportunity for me to transfer to the world of professional sport with London Irish. These are exciting times for rugby and for the Club in particular. London Irish is very ambitious and the finance function will play a vital part in the realisation of those plans over the coming years. I’m very much looking forward to playing a part as a member of the management team.”
London Irish Operations Director, Bob Casey said: “After an extensive search we are delighted that Paul accepted our offer to join us as Head of Finance. Paul brings valuable experience and knowledge to this important role and is passionate about helping the Club to reach the next stage of its commercial development.”