We've assembled an amazing team that is not only great at tech but is passionate about refereeing.
CEO & Co-Founder
Hassan is a Level 5 referee and is on a mission to help referees across the globe reach their potential. Hassan created REFSIX to help grassroots referees have greater insights into their games so they can develop and improve, enabling them to reach whatever level they aspire to be. Hassan’s background is in technology, specifically leading a digital design team at American Express where he worked for six years before embarking on REFSIX. A huge Newcastle fan enjoying the Rafalution!
CTO & Co-Founder
Luke is a passionate techie with experience building a number of customer-facing web and mobile experiences. Before REFSIX, he spent seven years working in various technical roles at American Express, most recently working as a Senior Engineer supporting mobile payments. He loves the great outdoors and you’ll find him out cycling in the summer and skiing in the winter. Luke enjoys mid-table mediocrity as an Ipswich fan.
Alex is our Android developer and also a former referee for the AIA (Italian Referee Association). He loves wearable technologies and has been working with REFSIX since its early days, putting in a lot of passion and commitment. He grew up watching Francesco Totti making history with AS Roma.
Business Development Executive
Michael is a Level 3 referee and the very first user of REFSIX. His background working at the FA and Sussex County FA ensure Michael can help the REFSIX team develop great relationships with local and national associations to reach as many referees as possible. He's surprised, as all of us, to see his beloved Fulham in with a chance of getting back to the promised land.
Michele is a technologist and motorsport enthusiast with a passion for two-wheels. Michele built the first version of REFSIX's mobile app and helped set the foundations on which REFSIX is built on. Michele’s technology background includes embedded devices, web applications and even machine learning. Michele is a fan of “The old lady” Juventus.
Paul has spent much of his career in the travel marketing space, he directed Orbital’s diversification, through both acquisitions and organic growth, into a multi-sector, multi-skilled communications and specialist logistics group employing over 500 people across nine sites and ten businesses. He oversaw a partial Management Buyout in 2010 and a subsequent sale of the business to Menzies Distribution, a division of John Menzies plc, in 2012. Paul is now Chairman of Hythe Town FC and an Arsenal fan.
After spending much of his career in banking, Jim has held a number of Non-Exec roles across different sectors including legal, education. the NHS, transport and property. He has recently stepped down as Chairman of Sussex Cricket. During his time Sussex won three trophies, redeveloped their ground and also oversaw the formation of the Sussex Cricket Foundation. Jim is a keen Brighton fan and is looking forward to seeing the team play in the Premier League for the first time.
Mario brings years of experience to the table, having spent 23 years at Ferrari where he held multiple roles including the COO and also the F1 Team Director. After leaving Ferrari, Mario worked as the President and CEO of Brembo China and is now currently the General Manager of Brembo S.p.A Performance Division.