The world of sport and entertainment have always been intrinsically linked, perhaps now more than ever. They’re industries which are competitive and demanding in a series of ways, especially the understanding and management of your finances.

Advice for Sports Professionals

We know there’s currently a lack of readily available support for professional athletes and individuals working in media and entertainment or those businesses involved across these sectors.


So, we’re here to provide a level of care, education and guidance, to assist individuals and entertainers throughout your professional career. Whilst also ensuring business owners working in sport and entertainment have access to the best possible advice.


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With our tailored approach comes a wealth of experience and understanding in the sports and entertainment sector, making our team well-equipped to provide the financial and business management advice to sports professionals, media personalities and entertainers.

Leading our Sport & Entertainment division is Andrew Johnson, who brings to BAND 20 years of experience as a professional footballer.


Suffice to say, we not only love what we do, importantly, we know our stuff.


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Who we support


Professional Athletes from grassroots through to retirement

Presenters, Hosts, Influencers & other media personalities

Sports & Entertainment Marketing Agencies

Business Owners in the Sporting Industry

Agents & Management Companies

You may currently be working as an athlete or in the media and need assistance with your accounting and tax. Perhaps you’re a business owner working with rights holders or brand sponsors and need guidance on how to scale your business for future growth with clarity.

Whatever your situation, we can guide you through all your professional and commercial endeavours.


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Advisory and accountancy services for athletes, entertainers and business owners


Financial Planning & Wealth Management for Sports Professionals, Media Personalities and Business Owners


Wealth management incorporates many aspects and involves regular maintenance and admin. As a busy professional, you simply may lack the time.

Our experienced team can assist and advise on your financial planning and wealth management needs. This can include income protection, trust or school fees planning, asset management and protection, estate planning or pension planning.

In short, we can ensure that your wealth and finances are managed and protected, and that your future planning is in good hands.

Julian Davies

Julian Davies

Managing Partner at Redfin

Managing partner and Chartered Accountant with 30+ years of experience in marketing, media, and creative industries. He leads the Redfin team, offering expert advice on growth and profitability. Former owner manager of an agency acquired by a listed group; his industry insights are second to none. Off duty, you might find him on the golf or tennis court, determined to master new tricks.
Shelley Watkin

Shelley Watkin

Client Finance Director at Redfin

A qualified Chartered Accountant with 20+ years of experience in the marketing services sector. During her 5+ years at Redfin, she served as Client Finance Director offering invaluable insights into strategic and commercial matters. Shelley has also assumed the role of Finance Director for various creative agencies, guiding them through successful sales processes. If she gets free time after managing her children’s busy schedules, she likes to chill out doing yoga and gardening.