Stamford Bridge

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
Ginette Gower

 

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.

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.

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.

Ginette Gower
Ginette has been a Chelsea supporter since the 80s and a Pitch Owner since 2003. She has a track record in communications, marketing and public relations over many years. Her last permanent role was Head of Marketing & Communications at Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce until October 2017 when she left to start her own consultancy.

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