Graeme Mathie

Sporting Director

  • Date Joined: 8th November 2018
I have gained extensive experience in football as a player, coach, scout, Head of Recruitment, Interim Head of Academy and Sporting Director across the last 23 years through a number of roles at Celtic FC, the Scottish FA & Hibernian FC. I am a creative thinker, display a strong work ethic, and can display tangible successes through recruiting, developing and leading teams of people towards a shared goal.

Graeme Mathie

Qualifications/Accreditation

  • : Level 4 in Talent Management, Leadership & Strategy in Football


    Level 4 in Talent Management, Leadership & Strategy in Football
    2020

  • : Level 3 in Advanced Principles of Talent ID


    Level 3 in Advanced Principles of Talent ID
    2018

  • UEFA: A Licence

    UEFA
    A Licence
    2011

Career History

  • Hibernian FC

    Hibernian FC
    Sporting Director
    2019 – 2021

  • Hibernian FC

    Hibernian FC
    Head of Player ID & Recruitment
    2014 – 2019

  • Scottish Football Association

    Scottish Football Association
    Club Development Manager
    2012 – 2014

  • Celtic Football Club

    Celtic Football Club
    First Team Scout & Scouting Analyst
    2008 – 2012

  • Celtic Football Club

    Celtic Football Club
    Academy Coach & Development Centre Manager
    2005 – 2008

Key Achievements

  • Managed multi-million pound football budget for players & staff
  • Created Hibernian DNA strategy document
  • Traded over £6M in transfer income (largest Hibernian income in 15 years)
  • Led change management process through COVID - reduced costs and staff numbers by 40%
  • Recruited squads for on-field success: Promotion, Scottish Cup win, Top 3 SPFL Prem finish & for European qualifying on 3 occasions.

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