Date of birth: 5 August 1957
Executive Committee member since: 2013
Current UEFA roles
Executive Committee (member)
Club Licensing Committee (chairman)
Club Competitions Committee (deputy chairman)
• Born and raised in Reading, David Gill studied at Birmingham University, and became a chartered accountant. He worked in a number of senior financial roles in various companies.
• He joined the Manchester United FC board as finance director in 1997, and became chief executive in 2003, serving for ten years in the position. He remains as a non-executive director of Manchester United. Gill was appointed vice-chairman of the English Football Association in October 2012, having served on the FA board for several years.
• “I believe my experience at The FA and with Manchester United means I can add real value to the running of the game on behalf of all of UEFA’s members,” Gill said on his election to the UEFA Executive Committee in May 2013. “I am looking forward to getting started and making a positive contribution.”
Previous UEFA roles
Club Competitions Committee (second vice-chairman) (2007-2009)
Professional Football Strategy Council (2010-2012)
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