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Ian Scott
Atsumi & Sakai
Sports, Japan

Fukoku Seimei Building, 2-2-2 Uchisaiwai-cho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0011

Accomplished Sports and Sports Event lawyer with 8 years' achievement organizing and leading operational delivery of major sports events in Japan and a further 6 years managing global events. A subject matter expert in sports law, advises International Sports Federations, develops and executes strategic programs ensuring rights protection and media campaigns to continuously drive promotion, strengthen market position and increase business revenue and ensures event delivery standards are met. Also experienced at managing multiple stakeholder relationships from local organising committees, rights owners, sponsors to vendors.

With career-long success in sports business management, legal consultation, and event organization, is a skilled, commercially focused negotiator who ensures events deliver on revenue forecasts and on contractual obligations to sponsors, advertisers, stakeholders and the local organisation committees in compliance with city/host agreements.