Sunday, June 16, 2024

Who’s Who in Cricket: Iain Higgins

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Career Highlights

Current Roles
Managing Director, ELLVEE (Aug 2022 – Present)

Previous Roles
Head of Event Planning (ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024), USA Cricket (Dec 2021 – April 2022)
Chief Executive Officer, USA Cricket (Aug 2019-Nov 2021)
Chief Operating Officer, ICC (Oct 2015-Aug 2019)
General Counsel, ICC (Jun 2012-Aug 2019)
Head of Conduct & Ethics and Company Lawyer, ICC (Oct 2008 Jun 2012)
Solicitor, Bird & Bird (Nov 2006-Oct 2008)
Solicitor, Hammond Suddards Edge (Feb 2004-Nov 2006)
Solicitor, Cramers Law (Jun 2002-Jan 2004)
Professional Rugby League Player, London Broncos RL (Jan 2002-Jun 2002 & Jun 1997-Sept 1998)
Trainee Solicitor, Hammond Suddards Edge LLP (Jan 2000-Dec 2001)


Iain Higgins is currently the Managing Director of ELLVEE, a role he was appointed to in August 2022.

Higgins served as the Chief Executive Officer of USA Cricket for over two years from 2019 until the end of 2021. 

Previously, Higgins served the ICC for over a decade, including in key roles such as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. 

Higgins is a Cambridge-educated lawyer and Solicitor. He has a Legal Practice Certificate (LPC) from Leeds Beckett University with a distinction. He also achieved a postgraduate certificate in Sports Law from King’s College London in 1998.

Higgins is also a former professional rugby league player, and made 2 international appearances for Scotland. 


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