United Kingdom

James joined World in Motion from New Era Global Sports.  Based in London, James has a domestic client list comprising Premier League, Championship, League 1 and 2. He also represents a number of international players that are currently playing overseas and a select group of Managers/Head Coaches. James has also become an influential agent in the German market having negotiated transfers to take players to Bundesliga/Bundesliga 2 and also has also moved players from Germany to England.

Email: jlippett@worldinmotion.com

JAMES LIPPETTLicensed Players Agent

Bill joined World in Motion from a leading multi discipline marketing agency, Exposure, where he was heavily involved in the planning and implementation of nationwide promotional and marketing campaigns. Prior to Exposure , Bill spent six years working as an Event co-ordinator and travelled Europe working at high profile sporting events. After gaining his FIFA licence, Bill built up his own portfolio of clients and now represents a number of Premier League and Football League players. As World in Motion has grown, Bill has taken on more responsibility in terms of recruiting and managing young players and developing our links with foreign players and their representatives.

Email: wpethybridge@worldinmotion.com

BILL PETHYBRIDGELicensed Players Agent

Subsequent to joining World in Motion, Charlie has assembled a client list featuring Premier League and Championship players.  A graduate of Oxford University, Charlie is also fluent in three foreign languages, enabling him to play an integral role in the company’s overseas division. In recent years Charlie has brokered a number of deals at clubs in both the English Premier League and Spain’s top division, La Liga.

Email: charlie@worldinmotion.com

CHARLIE MCNICHOLASLicensed Players Agent

Craig joins the team following the addition to World in Motion of Evolution Sports Management. Craig’s background is in investment and he is currently a director of a Cardiff based development and investment business. Craig involvement with World in Motion will be based principally around the recruitment of football and rugby players in Wales and the South West of England.

Email: cdavies@worldinmotion.com


Ex-professional goalkeeper Danny had a playing career which lasted over twenty years and he played for a host of clubs including; Middlesbrough, Walsall, Barnet, Brentford, AFC Wimbledon, Histon, Brighton (loan) and Cambridge United.  Danny now has an integral role at World in Motion identifying and representing top-level footballers and he has clients including Premier League players/goalkeepers.

E-mail: danny@worldinmotion.com

DANNY NAISBITTFA Licensed Intermediary

Ian joined World in Motion after several years in the industry spent establishing Evolution Sports Management, specialising in Cricket, Rugby and Boxing. Based in Cardiff, the business has established a strong market presence and Ian has developed a reputation for honest, ethical management. Ian brings with him a stable of talented clients and will look to develop new areas of business at World in Motion along with promoting the overall brand.

Email: ibird@worldinmotion.com

IAN BIRDSports Agent

Mark has had a fifteen year career in the football industry and has built a notable reputation as an international intermediary.  He has successfully negotiated numerous contracts for players and clubs in both the UK and throughout Europe.  Mark brings a host of skills to World in Motion including professionalism, integrity and a focus on building long term associations with clients.

E-mail: mbennett@worldinmotion.com

MARK BENNETTLicensed Players Agent

Chris joined us from RWMG Sports Management where he worked across the Asia-Pacific region concluding deals in Japan, China and Thailand. Chris has developed a significant presence in women’s football, representing over thirty clients across several countries including Spain, France, Sweden, Portugal and China. Clients have played Champions League football for clubs such as Benfica, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, while nine clients played at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Chris’ roster also includes 2018 AFC Women’s Footballer of the Year Wang Shuang and 2018 CAF African Women’s Footballer of the Year Thembi Kgatlana. Chris has taken on a role of developing both men’s and women’s football in Asia whilst growing his client base in women’s football globally.

E-mail: catkins@worldinmotion.com

CHRIS ATKINSRegistered Intermediary

Sonny joined World In Motion from his roll of Head of Football at Distinct. Having grown up engulfed in the football world, Sonny has developed unrivalled relationships with some of football’s biggest names. He brokered his first deal at the age of 22 and specialises in the Chinese and British markets.

E-mail: scoleman@worldinmotion.com

SONNY COLEMANLicensed Players Agent