Mark McCafferty – Chair


Mark is the Chair of Warwickshire CCC and has been since 2019, having previously served as the Senior Independent Director following his appointment to the Board in 2016. His current and second term as Chair runs until the end of 2025.

Mark has extensive experience in professional sport, he was previously the Chief Executive of Premiership Rugby for 14 years until stepping down in 2019, and he is currently an Advisor to CVC Capital Partners, Director of Redde Northgate plc, Director of European Professional Club Rugby and Trustee of the Wooden Spoon charity.

His previous career included consumer business with Avis Europe plc, Thomas Cook Group and in banking with Midland Bank International.

Committees: Board (Chair), Nominations (Chair), Cricket Audit (Chair), BCC Review Group, Masterplan (Chair)

Tracey Orr


Tracey was appointed to the Board at the 2023 AGM as an Independent Non-Executive Director, following a year as a Co-opted Director. Her first full, and current term will run until the 2026 AGM.

Tracey is an experienced commercial Chief Operating Officer and Human Resources leader who has operated at Board level for over ten years. She completed her executive career at the Central England Co-operative and she holds a number of Non-Executive Director appointments including Auriga Services Ltd, a public benefit entity owned by Severn Trent Water Charitable Trust Fund, and the Civil Service Sports Council.

Tracey previously served on the Board of the Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust and as a School Governor and Member of the Trust Board of Selly Oak School, a special needs school in Birmingham.

Committees: Board, Nominations, Remuneration

Naz Khan


Naz was appointed to the Board in 2015. His current and final term ends in 2024.

He is the retired Assistant Principal of South & City College Birmingham and is currently Vice Chair of Governors for Moseley Secondary School and Chairman of Attock Cricket Club, a role he has held for over 30 years.

Naz is also a Trustee of the Edgbaston Foundation, WCCC’s official charity, and is the Board’s Safeguarding lead.

Committees: Board, Nominations

Mike Wright


Mike was elected to the Board in 2017. His current and final term ends in 2024.

He is currently an international Non-Executive Director in the automotive sector and holds various Chair and NED roles in the sports, arts, and education sectors. He is also, an advisor to UK national and regional governments.

Formerly, Mike was an Executive Director of Jaguar Land Rover, retiring in 2016.

Committees: Board, Nominations, Remuneration (Chair), Masterplan

Dominic Wong


Dominic was elected to the Board at the 2023 AGM. His first and current term ends in 2026.

He is an experienced non-executive director with existing roles at Harper Adams University (where he is Vice Chair) and Midland Heart (where he is a member of their Audit & Risk committee and chair of their Finance & Growth committee). Before joining the Board, Dominic was a co-opted member of the Club’s Audit and Risk Committee.

Following a 28 year career at Deloitte LLP, Dominic set up Lamp-post Associates Limited which provides turnaround and restructuring advice to its clients.

Committees: Board, Audit & Risk (Chair)

Louise Jones


Louise was elected to the Board at the 2023 AGM. Her first and current term ends in 2026.

Louise has twenty-five years of experience in marketing and digital leadership roles. She has worked across Leisure, FMCG, and Health & Wellbeing Sectors, which included time with household names Tesco and Marks & Spencer.

Louise is currently part of the Executive Team at Virgin Active.

Committees: Board

Iftkhar Ahmed

(Members’ Committee Board Member)

Iftkhar was appointed as Chair of the Members’ Committee in 2022 having served on the Committee since 2019. His current and second term of office runs until 2025 and he is eligible for one further term.

Iftkhar is a Solicitor and Partner at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP where he leads the major corporates group. He has been involved in some of the significant developments in Birmingham, including the Grand Hotel and HSBC’s HQ at Arena Central.

Committees: Board, Members (Chair), Nominations, Masterplan

Courtney Rowlands

(Members’ Committee Board Member)

Courtney was elected to the Member’s Committee in 2019. And appointed to the Board in 2022. Her current and second term of office runs until 2025 and she is eligible for one further term.

Courtney is an Operations Manager in Trade Finance at Lloyds Banking Group, and she has previous experience in independent retail and as a recruitment consultant.

Committees: Board, Members, Remuneration

Stuart Cain – CEO


Stuart was appointed Chief Executive of the Club in 2020.  He is also a Director of Edgbaston Experience Limited and a Trustee of the Edgbaston Foundation, the Club’s official charity.

Stuart joined Warwickshire CCC from Wasps Holdings where he was Chief Executive. Other previous roles include; Managing Director (Commercial Marketing), NEC Group; Global Managing Partner (Sport), Mindshare/WPP plc; Commercial Director, Rangers FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers FC; European Marketing Services Director, Molson Coors plc.

He currently holds a number of non-executive positions including; Senior Independent Director at Rugby League World Cup 2021, Independent Director at UK Athletics and member of the West Midlands Combined Authority Regional Board for Tourism.

Committees: Board, Nominations, Audit & Risk, Cricket Audit, Remuneration, BCC Review Group, Masterplan, Heritage Group

Craig Flindall – COO


Craig is the Chief Operating Officer after originally joining the Club as Finance Director in 2010.  He is responsible for finance, stadium development and operations, events and hospitality. Craig is also the General Manager of the Birmingham Phoenix team in The Hundred and a Trustee of WCCC’s official charity, the Edgbaston Foundation.

Craig’s role prior to joining the Club was in Corporate Finance at EY, where his projects included advising WCCC on securing its principal redevelopment funding for the first phase its stadium Masterplan from Birmingham City Council and Advantage West Midlands. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG before joining AXA Sun-life.

Craig was the Chairman of the Lord’s Taverners charity in the West Midlands until 2021.

Committees: Board, Audit & Risk, BCC Review Group, Masterplan

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