Producer, NED, Consultant
Sean has been working in the ticketing sector since 1994. After periods at both Ticketmaster and The First Call Group, in 2000 Sean was one of the founders of Encore Tickets, a company which grew to become the UK’s largest independent ticket wholesaler, selling over 15% of all West End Theatre tickets by the time Sean sold his interest in December 2009. At Encore, Sean oversaw the operations, affiliate and programming side of the business as well as supplier relationships. The company grew from a staff of 3 to over 150 in the nine years he was there. Sean sold his interest in December 2009.
Since leaving Encore, Sean has combined being a Managing Partner The Charing Cross Theatre (a 265-seat theatre with a late-night bar in London’s West End) with a busy consultancy practice. He still works within the ticketing sector where clients have included Whatsonstage.com, London Theatre Direct, Ryanair, Encore Tickets, The Rolling Stones Exhibition, Body Worlds, Made Tourism Marketing, The Mandela Exhibition and London Theatre Bookings.
He also provides advice for start-ups, is the author of over 200 business plans as well as delivering strategic reviews for existing businesses across a variety of sectors.
Sean has also been the producer of over 30 shows, at The Charing Cross Theatre, in the West End and on UK tour.