Ian Tussie, Head of Partnerships, UK
Ian joined PHAR at its inception in January 2011. Ian manages PHAR’s on-going relationships with its key rights holder clients including Eden Project, David Lloyd Leisure and Transport for London. His role at PHAR includes creating packages of rights for various rights holders and taking opportunities to brands. He has also been responsible for generating over £1m worth of revenue for clients through deals with Kingsmill, Jaguar, Yakult, Reebok, Asda and Zoggs.
Prior to PHAR, Ian worked with Marcus and Nick at Havas Sports & Entertainment as a Sales Manager. Before that he worked for two years at Sports Recruitment International where he specialised in recruiting mid-manager level staff into the commercial sports market and his clients included the likes of The FA, Arsenal Football Club and The Football League. Ian graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2006 having read Business Commerce.