Nicholas de Roche
Born in the
United States and raised in Panama since the age of 6, Nicholas started his professional career as Logistics Coordinator during the 2011 IBAF Baseball World Cup held in Panama, after which he
continued his professional development in 2012 as Product Manager for Nike in Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Central America and the Caribbean. During his 3 years at Nike, apart from product, he
also got involved in marketing activation campaigns of the brand, thereby learning the ins and outs of sporting events organization. Nicholas studied Business Administration and Sports Management
at La Salle Barcelona, including a semester abroad at TEC de Monterrey in Mexico. He speaks fluently English and Spanish.
Born in Panama City, Miguel started his professional career as Corporate Assistant at the Panamanian law firm Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee where he worked from January 2011 until April 2015. His employment consisted mostly of the creation of commercial entities for clients and legal assistance in various areas. Since 2013 he is an opinion columnist for La Prensa, while also being the founding president of ‘Enfoque Joven PTY’, a group that seeks to generate social awareness in Panamanian youth. Currently, he’s one step away from obtaining his Bachelor of Law and Political Sciences from the Catholic University Santa María la Antigua. He speaks fluently English and Spanish.
Business Development Director
Kristian is Bulgarian-Belgian and started his professional career at Soccerex, the global leader of football business events. Initially recruited as a volunteer at the 2011 Global Convention in Rio de Janeiro, he joined the team full-time in London as Sales & Marketing Executive. Before joining Soccerex, Kristian studied Business Administration and Sports Management at La Salle Barcelona, including a semester abroad at St Mary’s College of California, and enjoyed internships at Nike in Belgium and Mediapro in Spain. He speaks fluently English, French, Dutch, Bulgarian, Portuguese and Spanish.