Trevor Birch is a senior advisor at Duff & Phelps, based in London. He supports the firm in all areas related to the sports industry.

Trevor brings to the business more than 30 years of valuable experience in professional services having worked as a partner at two of the Big Four accounting firms. He has provided advisory services to companies and their lenders who include private equity houses, funds, clearing banks and other distressed fund providers.

In addition, Trevor has been appointed to various board-level positions. He has held CEO roles at a number of football clubs, including becoming CEO of Chelsea FC in 2002 where he led the £180 million sale to Roman Abramovich. Trevor has also served as chief operating officer of Sportfive GmbH, a €600 million sports rights agency based in Hamburg, Germany and has recently been appointed as Chairman of Swansea City FC, a professional football club in the English Football League Championship division.

Drawing on his extensive professional experience advising the sports sector, he has worked across all practice areas to support on valuations, transactions, restructuring and corporate advisory.

He is a chartered accountant and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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