The Team

The BSMI team is made up of a number of experienced athlete managers and negotiators, marketing professionals, legal advisers and ex-professional players and coaches. This combination of skills and the collective experience we share across a variety of platforms gives BSMI a genuine appreciation of the intense nature of elite professional sport. We understand the importance of having the right representation in place and the key role we as your representatives play in assisting athletes and professional coaches to achieve their full potential on and off the field.

 

  • Directors
  • UK / Europe
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Fiji
  • Argentina
  • USA

Damien Bressons
Founder & CEO (RFU & RFL Accredited Agent)

Damien is the founder & CEO for Bsynergie Sports Management International & Director for BSM Australia. Damien brings extensive marketing expertise & a first class reputation for working with leading clubs, clients and national bodies around the world. With his personal approach, Damien delivers industry leading player representation & career planning. Damien represents a select number of international players & emerging talents in all of the globes major leagues.

 

 

Damien Bressons
Founder & CEO (RFU & RFL Accredited Agent)

Damien is the founder & CEO for Bsynergie Sports Management International & Director for BSM Australia. Damien brings extensive marketing expertise & a first class reputation for working with leading clubs, clients and national bodies around the world. With his personal approach, Damien delivers industry leading player representation & career planning. Damien represents dozens of international players & emerging talents in all of the globes major leagues.

 

Liam Smith
Head of Commercial & Digital (RFU Accredited Agent)

Liam is responsible for commercial opportunities & digital for BSMI. Following a 10-year commercial career for three market leading FTSE100 companies, he brings the expertise he’s acquired whilst working with leading global brands, to maximise growth opportunities for clients. Liam has a reputation for working with integrity & tenacity, whilst applying an excellent commercial acumen.

 

Juan Cruz Del Val
Scout & Athlete liaison

Born in Buenos Aires, Juan is a product of the famous Club Pucará, a club recognised as a breeding ground for some of Argentina’s top talents in recent times including BSMI’s Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino. A switch to the UK in 2010 saw Juan join Canterbury in a move facilitated by Bsynergie. Juan’s love of sport and in particular his immense passion, experience and first hand knowledge of all things rugby give him an immensely strong basis from which to assist in the identification, recruitment and management of some of the finest talent from Argentina and elsewhere. Juan provides the support and guidance our clients require in order to enjoy successful professional careers.

 

 

Damien Bressons
Founder & CEO (RFU & RFL Accredited Agent)

Damien is the founder & CEO for Bsynergie Sports Management International & Director for BSM Australia. Damien brings extensive marketing expertise & a first class reputation for working with leading clubs, clients and national bodies around the world. With his personal approach, Damien delivers industry leading player representation & career planning. Damien represents dozens of international players & emerging talents in all of the globes major leagues.

 

Nick Aiken
Scout & Athlete liaison

With a strong background in the sports management and finance industries, Nick is well placed to assist in the identification and recruitment of Australian based talents. With a degree in commerce sports management and a masters in financial markets, Nick’s experience and contacts across the Australian rugby landscape prove to be be extremely beneficial to the agency.

 

Carl Cimpoias
Athlete Manager

Originally from London, Carl provides a dedicated athlete management and liaison service for our New Zealand based talents. A former Captain of the Romanian International sevens team, Carl also previously represented a number of UK Nationals League club as well as playing professionally in Romania. Now based in New Zealand, Carl has spent the last five years playing and coaching Premier rugby in Auckland. With a Degree in Business and Management to his name, Carl has extensive experience in corporate sales and negotiations. Carl’s time playing in the UK, Romania and NZ has provided him with a strong network of contacts he is able to call upon when assisting in the identification, recruitment and management of emerging talent from NZ, Romania and elsewhere.

Linda Shannon
Athlete Manager

An avid rugby and sports enthusiast since her pre-teen years, Linda manages our operations in Fiji. Responsible for the identification, recruitment and management of our Fijian athletes, Linda’s professionalism and work ethic are second to none. Currently managing a strong group of exceptionally talented athletes, including a number of Flying Fijian Internationals, Linda provides our clients with the professional assistance required as they transition from local club rugby to the international stage. Along with her passion for sports management, Linda is a qualified commercial pilot. Having played competitively herself, she now manages and assists with the coaching of a top local men’s rugby club, participating at all the major 7’s tournaments across Fiji.

 

Jacquelin Shannon
Athlete Welfare Manager

A Fijian based Entrepreneur with almost 30 years work experience, spanning from banking, diplomatic corps, to travel & tourism. Jacquie lived in London and worked at the Fiji High Commission in the mid 80’s. For 10 years Jacquie was responsible for handling ground and travel details for Rugby school boys out of Fiji, Tonga and Samoa participating at the Sanix World Rugby Youth Invitational Tournament in Japan. Jacquie plays a significant part in our operations within Fiji, providing invaluable support and guidance to our Fijian based rugby clients and their families as they prepare to embark upon off shore careers.

Juan Cruz Del Val
Scout & Athlete liaison

Born in Buenos Aires, Juan is a product of the famous Club Pucará, a club recognised as a breeding ground for some of Argentina’s top talents in recent times including BSMI’s Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino. A switch to the UK in 2010 saw Juan join Canterbury in a move facilitated by Bsynergie. Juan’s love of sport and in particular his immense passion, experience and first hand knowledge of all things rugby give him an immensely strong basis from which to assist in the identification, recruitment and management of some of the finest talent from Argentina and elsewhere. Juan provides the support and guidance our clients require in order to enjoy successful professional careers.