MARK MCDONNELL

Mark has worked in the sports industry for over 14 years initially starting out working in the football world before moving across into the golf industry when he was 24 years old. Mark has since worked for two of the leading brands in golf, Srixon and TaylorMade adidas Golf. The latter in which he was employed as one of the youngest account managers in their history winning account manager of the year in only his second year with the brand. Mark has a vast amount of experience in working with high profile clients, lifestyle management and works with many large corporate companies on a daily basis. Mark also heads up the Horan and Rose biannual event which raises a huge amount of money for several charities across the world.

IAN WATTS

Ian began his career in golf serving four years as an assistant professional in Derry before becoming Head Professional for three years at North west Golf Club, Donegal. Following a short time as a full time playing professional, Ian joined TaylorMade adidas Golf and remained there for 25 five years, the last 17 years as Director of Sports Marketing. His role at TMaG saw him being responsible for signing many of the worlds best players to the brand, including major winning golfers many of whom still remain at the pinnacle of the sport now. Ian’s experience across all tours and the elite amateur golf scene brings an enormous amount to the Modest! Golf team.

Niall Horan

Niall has spent many years whilst working in the music industry forging fantastic relationships and contacts within the corporate world. In addition, Niall has worked closely supporting initiatives such as Drive Chip Putt in America to help support and encourage the next generation of golfers break through. Something which is very important to Niall. A keen golfer Niall has spent the last four years spending as much time as possible on all the golf tours including the Challenge, European and USPGA tour and is a driving force behind the Modest! Golf business. Most importantly to Niall is forging close relationships with all his players and supporting them in every aspect of their careers.

WILL BLOOMFIELD

Will Bloomfield began his career in the late Nineties as personal assistant to Chris Blackwell in New York. Following a stint within the A&R department of WEA in the UK, he joined Griffiths and Magee at their newly formed Modest! Management in 2003. 
Leaving to form his own boutique management and publishing operation in 2007, he returned to Modest! in 2011 bringing with him MNEK, to work alongside Griffiths and Magee co-managing One Direction. 
Today, their diverse partnership also includes the management of Niall Horan, 5 Seconds of Summer, Hey Violet and Jessarae and also includes several joint ventures in genres ranging from folk to Dance and EDM alongside multiple tech investments including Twickets and FanZone.

HARRY MAGEE

Harry Magee has had a career within the music industry for over thirty years working in retail, music publishing, concert promoting, executive positions in major record labels and as a partner in independent record labels and artist management companies. Harry started off joining an independent music publishing company in 1982 but has since worked at BMG Records as MD of RCA, Big Life Records as MD and A&M where he became General Manager. He also formed the successful Wire Records. In 2001 he joined Richard Griffiths at the UK arm of The Firm. In 2003, the pair left to form Modest! Management. Since Modest! was formed Harry has gone to represent worldwide selling artists such as One Direction, Little Mix and Leona Lewis to name a few.