Merrick has more than 20 years’ experience within sports marketing, sponsorship and event management working with clients such as BMW, Jumeriah, Land Rover USA, MasterCard, Mizuno, Rolex, UBS and Volkswagen. Merrick has worked with major international sponsors, athletes, federations, and rights holders to maximise activation of sponsorship programmes as well as devising and implementing international sponsorship and PR strategies.

A life-long Harlequins fan who still dreams of playing for England one day at Twickenham.