Neil Russell

Neil Russell
Head of Sales & Business Development
Manchester City Football Club

Neil Russell is the Head of Sales & Business Development at Manchester City FC. Neil was born and raised in Belfast, Northern Ireland, before moving across to Manchester 5 years ago.

Previously, Neil has had held various managerial roles within the Pharmaceutical Industry throughout his career, and just prior to starting at Manchester City in 2017, was the General Manager of a professional ice hockey team where he was in charge of running the entire franchise from driving Ticketing, Retail and Partnership revenues through to dealing with player agents from North America and Europe.

Neil’s remit at Manchester City FC is broad as he is in charge in driving sales for Hospitality, General Admission Group Ticketing, Stadium Tours and City Football Academy Events. Neil heads up a Department of over 30 staff presently across these various platforms.