Personalised management on a global scale

Meet The Team

The small, tight knit structure of the business means that Insignia clients receive a very hands on service from a team which is extremely passionate both about the game of cricket and promoting the interests of those they represent. With many years’ experience between them, the Insignia staff utilise their knowledge and worldwide contacts to great effect and are widely considered to be at the very forefront of the cricket agency world.

Eddie Tolchard

Founder and Managing Director of Insignia Sports International, Eddie has well over 20 years’ experience in the industry and is widely regarded as one of the most respected and diligent operators in the market. His personal approach with his clients sees him travel regularly to all territories including the Caribbean, Australia, Bangladesh, India and the UAE.

Simon Auteri

With well over 10 years’ experience in the Sports Management sector, Simon boasts an impressive CV having worked at some of the biggest agencies globally. His agency skills coupled with his unrivalled knowledge of the cricket media market make Simon an integral cog in the Insignia machine. Simon can also be seen conducting his duties in all corners of the globe.

Tom Harwood

As Client Manager, Tom represents some of the best talent in the game and works with all Insignia’s clients across the board to ensure satisfaction of service. With over 8 years’ experience in the Athlete Management sector, Tom demonstrates an exceptional knowledge base of the global cricketing market and can often be found travelling to prominent cricketing territories on Insignia duty.

James Alder

James joined the Insignia team in 2018 and provides support across every facet of the business, working with all of Insignia’s clients and supporting the client management team. Having worked in online advertising for global adtech firm Ve Global for five years, James recently completed a Broadcast Journalism Masters at the University of Sheffield. He’s written extensively on cricket for The Independent, and ghost wrote ex-South African captain Graeme Smith’s columns through the summer of 2017. He has also been published in The Times, Guardian and Telegraph newspapers in the UK. A very competent cricketer himself, James is an excellent addition to the Insignia team.

Mike Townley

Mike is one of the UK’s preeminent sports lawyers. Having represented governing bodies, player associations and individuals in all sports at the top of their game, there is nothing Mike hasn’t experienced in the world of sports law. A hugely impressive and likeable individual, Insignia Sports International are lucky enough to be have Mike act for us as a legal consultant on a case by case basis.

About Insignia

Insignia Sports International is a company specialising in the management of international cricket players, coaches and commentators. Since it’s inception in 2011, Insignia has grown to become what is now widely regarded as the preeminent cricket management company in the global game. This is evidenced by the volume and calibre of clientele involved in the most desired cricket competitions in the cricket calendar.

Insignia’s long-standing relationships with key personnel, stakeholders and decision makers in the world of cricket enable them to be across an abundance of opportunities for the clients they represent. Furthermore, the Insignia team’s presence on the ground, no matter where their clients are plying their trade, ensures a personalised approach to management – it’s personalised management on a global scale.

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