Richard Walmsley CEO

Influential roles in sports sponsorship and event creation at Rights Holders (Royal Albert Hall Legends & Boodles Stoke Park Club) followed a successful city career in national director roles for major brands including Prudential and Metlife. A wide network of contacts across brands and sports and a qualified Wealth Adviser.

In sport, Chairman of the Aegon International pre Wimbledon ATP and WTA event at Eastbourne from 2009 to 2012 with champions including Andy Roddick and Marion Bartoli.

GB Davis Cup Tie Chairman for the historic victories that culminated in GB winning Davis Cup 2015. From 2013-16 a Director of the LTA (British Tennis) and elected Chairman of Tennis Performance. Internationally, a former member of the Professional Tennis Board, Tennis Europe.     

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Malcolm Smith Chair

Bringing enormous international commercial, consultancy, and ‘City’ experience to Tie-Break. Over a period of 25 years his professional experience ranges from international management consultancy with PWC , Managing Director of Barclays Global Investors, and most recently COO of PRUPIM.

Additionally, as an ex county tennis and squash player, Malcolm brings a strong sporting pedigree.

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Vijay Amritraj
(Tie-Break Global Ambassador)

With bases in Los Angeles and Mumbai and strong links (as “Messenger for Peace”) with the United Nations, Vijay is involved across many sporting and humanitarian spheres. Initially known as the charismatic player that put Indian tennis on the map (with wins against all the legends of the 70s and 80s including Bjorn Borg, Jimmy Connors, and John McEnroe) and then also for appearances in major films, including James Bond.

Established the Vijay Amritraj Foundation that has raised huge amounts internationally to allay Indian poverty and deprivation.

An international Rolex Ambassador and now well known to huge TV audiences globally as Fox Sports Asia lead commentator on major tennis and golf, Vijay hosts many Tie-Break Grand Slam Tennis and Sports Legends events






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