Founder of The Brand Fans

Daragh Persse

Daragh Persse is a sponsorship specialist, European Sponsorship Association Board Member and Founder of The Brand Fans, an independent sponsorship consultancy based in Dublin.

Daragh was previously Global Sponsorship Director at Vodafone working with UEFA Champions League, Formula 1, Manchester United, England Cricket and numerous music artists, festivals and events.  Daragh pioneered the development of a proprietary model for the evaluation of sponsorship properties on behalf of brands and rights holders.  The Brand Fans work with numerous partners including Heineken, Santa Rita, Virgin Media, Irish Life, Energia, Barclays, AIG, Live Nation, Betway, Bacardi, IRFU, FAI and Leinster Rugby, working across strategy, planning, rights negotiation, activation and evaluation.