Kensington Dragons FC

Kensington Dragons is a registered charity (England & Wales no. 1144887) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (no. 7720188).

The Charity’s objects are to promote community participation of, primarily, children and young people regardless of race, sex, creed, financial means or social and economic circumstances in healthy recreation in particular by the provision of facilities for the playing of association football and other sports capable of improving health and to advance the education of children and young people so that they might grow to maturity as individuals, become responsible members of society and their conditions of life may be improved.

The Trustees

Chris Shirley – Chairman
● BSc Engineering Kings College, London
● MBA Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania
● Management Consultant PE-Inbucon, corporate development
●Chief Executive of the Dewplan Group, industrial water treatment and construction
● Chairman Clarendon Group, publishing and construction
● Married with 4 children

Michael Clancy – Chairman Patron’s Programme
● BS Wood Science and Technology University of Maine, Orono, Maine
● MS Industrial Administration, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
● Co-head Debt Fund Management Group, Rothschild
● Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Elgin Capital
● Global Co-head Credit Trading and Underwriting, Merrill Lynch
● Married with 3 children

Martin Murphy – Facilities Sub Committee
● BA Hons Arch
● Dip Arch (Distinction)
● ARB and RIBA Chartered Architect
● Founding partner at Murphy Davé Architects
● Foundation Governor at Gunnersbury School, Hounslow
● Married with two children

Carlo Pirzio-Biroli
● MS Civil Engineering, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy
● MBA Columbia Business School, New York, USA
● Consultant, The Boston Consulting Group
● Executive, General Electric Corporation
● CEO, CDB Web Tech SpA
● Global Head Private Equity, Asset & Wealth Management, Deutsche Bank
● CEO Glendower Capital
● Married with 3 children

Gabrielle Tierney
● Cass Business School – Masters in Charity Finance and Management
● Deputy Director Octavia Foundation
● Gabrielle Tierney Consulting

Alex Schneideman
● University of the Arts – MA Photojournalism
● Artistic Director of the Photo Oxford Festival
● Owner Flow Photographic
● Married with Children

Palmira Morais
● Degree in Media Studies
● BBC Journalist
● Married with Children