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Matthew O'Donohoe

Head of International Sports

CAA Sports

London, UK

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Biography

Matthew O'Donohoe heads the International Sports division at Creative Artists Agency.

Creative Artists Agency is the market leader in sports and entertainment representation. Named by Forbes as the number one valued agency in the world for the 8th year in a row. The company has expertly represented an abundance of stars for over forty years, offering vital advice and guidance to individuals from a variety of sectors, including sport, music, television and film. Conducting its work globally, CAA prides itself on diversity and setting a precedent as an industry frontrunner.

Matthew is credited as one of the major architects behind CAA's rise to prominence, overseeing an international expansion of executives, a total that has risen from four to two hundred across Europe and Asia. Refusing to be pigeonholed to one particular area, he has displayed impeccable versatility, leaving a firm imprint on other vital aspects of the organisation, showcasing prominent skills in consulting, property sales and endorsements overseas.

His relentless work ethic has paid off substantially, resulting in the representation and development of a plethora of highly renowned athletes and businesses. Due to their reputation for excellence and dependability, under Matthew's stewardship, CAA have been able to attract stellar names, from Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho, Dele Alli, Heung Min Son, Rafael Varane, Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Rosberg, to Formula 1, LA Clippers, Red Bull Racing and Riot Games/League of Legends.

Matthew specialised in accountancy and economics at the National University of Ireland, prior to enhancing his knowledge of accountancy, achieving an ACA qualification through the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland. Matthew was also named as a Leaders 40 under 40 in Sports in 2016.

Matthew O'Donohoe’s Newsfeed

Irish Independent
'He is pretty much Jose’s best mate' - The high-powered Irishman inside Mourinho's inner circle

Dubliner Matt O’Donohoe has avoided publicity but the high-powered commercial agent has become a central figure in the day-to-day life of the Spurs manager.

Matthew O'Donohoe’s Background

CAA Sports
Head of International Sports
Jun 2011 - Present
London, UK
Considered a major player in the talent and sports agency sector, Creative Artists Agency was founded in Beverly Hills, California; in 1975. The organisation represents high profile names across a multitude of industries including sports, music, film and television. Pioneers in their field, CAA functions across the globe, and was historically the first talent agency to implement a sports division.
PwC
Audit - Financial Services
Jan 2007 - May 2011
London, UK
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Matthew O'Donohoe’s Education

Chartered Accountants Ireland
ACA Accountancy Qualification
2004 - 2008
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National University of Ireland
B Comm, Accountancy, Economics
2001 - 2004
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