The team

The company policies are fixed through the Board of Directors, and are enacted through its sole executive, Charles Rose, who is contracted on a part-time basis.

 

Chair

Charles Rose

 

Directors

Steve Frankham

Sean Jones

Charles Rose

Gray Smith

 

Steve Frankham

Accepted an invitation to rejoin the board of directors and to act as chairman in October 2011 following the resignation of Richard King.

A long-time Chelsea supporter, who was an original director when CPO was founded in 1993, Steve became its chairman in 1997 - when the late Tony Banks resigned as chairman upon entering government - and led CPO during its most successful period of fundraising.

 

Sean Jones

Sean is a barrister and part-time Employment Judge. He is a MHU season ticket holder and has been a supporter for 40 years. He has been a CPO shareholder since January 1995.

 

Charles Rose

Charles has been a Chelsea supporter since his first game at Stamford Bridge on April 16th 1968, and first held a season ticket in 1976. He is a former director of the British Chambers of Commerce, and British Printing Industries Federation, and has chaired numerous companies and organisations. Charles has worked in the printing, construction and retail sectors. He became a Director in 2013 and Chair in 2015.

 

Gray Smith 

Gray Smith is a partner in London law firm Smith Hamilton, and has been a Chelsea supporter since the 1970s. Gray lives with his wife, Andrea Catherwood, and three young sons, all of whom are Chelsea members.