“I am a 29 year old professional football player who has
had the pleasure of playing for AFC Bournemouth, Burnley FC,
Leyton Orient FC and now Hibernian FC.
I have had a love for boxing from a young age and believe that now this is my chance to get involved in the industry. I have put this company together in order to help boxers achieve their dreams and offer my knowledge as a fellow sporting professional.
I hope you join me in what I plan on being a fantastic boxing journey.”
Head of Strategy and Commercialisation
With a background intertwining high performance in both the sports and business worlds, Mark is a natural fit in the role at Platinum. Having participated in sports and then turning his hand to management of sporting individuals with a clear track record of enhancing the performance of those under his stewardship, enabling them to progress within their careers.
In the business world, having a distinguished track record of negotiating and brokering deals, his business acumen adds another facet to the Platinum brand.
PR & Communications
A self-confessed media junkie, Michael Bartley is a Communications Culture and Media graduate with a now sizeable footprint in the PR Sector. Having worked for Fulham-based agency Flame PR, Michael has also plied his trade at leading PR and Marketing firm C8 Consulting where he secured coverage for several high profile brands in a range of top-tier publications as well as interviews on flagship broadcast media channels such as BBC Breakfast and Sky News.
Having worked across a wide range of clients from the Sector Skills Council for active leisure learning and well-being, to the largest autonomous IFA in the country and from City based talent acquisition companies, to internationally acclaimed tech firms, Michael is a PR Consultant well versed in the art of communication and content writing across a wide variety of sectors.
A tenacious and results orientated professional, Michael also has considerable experience in the sporting sector and has assembled a key network of journalist contacts which he leverages to the maximum benefit of his clients.