Alex Horne

Former General Secretary
The Football Association

Alex Horne led the English FA as general secretary from May 2010 to January 2015, prior to which he held the roles of COO, MD of Wembley Stadium and Group CFO. He led the financing, build and successful opening of both the new Wembley and St George's Park, the FA's new state of the art training and education centre. He also sat on UEFA’s National Team Competitions Committee; FIFA’s Task Force Football 2014 and was one of the founding directors of the new IFAB. Prior to joining The FA in 2003, Horne qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers specialising in business improvement and corporate turnaround assignments.