Stuart Cain

Chief Executive

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

Chief Operating Officer

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

Claire Daniel

Operations Director

Claire is the Operations Director and joined Edgbaston in 2011, originally to support with the opening of the new South Stand. Since then, she has worked through the ranks and joined the Executive Leadership Team in 2020.

Prior to working at Edgbaston, Claire has wide experience working across the sports sector in rugby, horse racing, football and on many major sporting events. She is a self-professed foodie and sports fanatic, and her aim is to ensure that Edgbaston provides the best experience for all while challenging to be different.

Claire also leads on Edgbaston’s sustainability mission and the Club’s wellness project.

Alex Perkins

Sales & Marketing Director

Alex is the Sales & Marketing Director having originally joined the Club in 2014. His responsibilities include domestic and international ticket sales, Memberships, Retail, Commercial Partnerships and Marketing.

Prior to joining the Club, Alex worked for the Partnerships team at the NEC Group and held commercial roles at Stoke City FC and Leicester City FC. He also spent seven years within the Warwickshire County Cricket Club Development of Excellence programme as a youngster.