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Paul Barber OBE

Chief Executive and Deputy Chairman, Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club

Paul Barber OBE joined the board of Brighton & Hove Albion FC as the club’s Chief Executive in June 2012, and was promoted to Deputy Chairman in November 2018.

Now in his ninth season with the club, Paul has overseen Brighton & Hove Albion reaching three play-off semi-finals, a 3rd place finish fin the EFL Championship in 2015/16, automatic promotion to the Premier League in the 2016/17 season. 2020/21 will see Brighton playing at the top level of English football for a club-record equalling fourth successive season.

Paul was elected by Premier League clubs to The FA Council and to the Professional Game Board, which oversees the running of professional football in England.