Carl Mowatt became South Shields FC's operations director in November 2022 as he joined the club's management team.
A hugely impressive individual with experience in a wide range of sectors, Carl had been heavily involved in the catering and hospitality side of the club since March 2022.
His responsibilities also include other commercial aspects of the club, including sponsorship, customer relationships and the organisation of non-matchday events.
Carl has been a significant figure in the hospitality sector for the last 15 years through his roles as general manager at The Hedworth Hall and The Lakeside Inn.
He also has experience in the newspaper, marketing and print industries locally, nationally and globally, and worked alongside Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan in one of his ventures.
Carl is a huge supporter of charitable causes, and has raised funds for organisations including Guide Dogs, Cancer Connections, Macmillan Cancer Support, Prostate Cancer UK and Myeloma Support through a range of activities and challenges, and his efforts have funded the purchase of three guide dogs.