Arena Racing Company (“ARC”) has appointed Stephen Higgins into the newly created role of Property Director. Stephen will be on the Board of ARC and take up his position from 1 January 2015.
Stephen, a trained Chartered Surveyor, was previously Managing Director of Newbury Racecourse and before that Wincanton Racecourse. Prior to working in British Racing he acted as Project Manager for Chelsea Football Club during the redevelopment of Stamford Bridge.
Tony Kelly, ARC Managing Director, said: “We are delighted Stephen has agreed to join us. His experience of racecourse and estate management will be of considerable benefit in helping ARC develop its diverse property portfolio across all its racecourses. We look forward to welcoming him to the team.”
Stephen Higgins said: “Having extensive knowledge of managing large property developments and a passion for British Racing I am very much looking forward to joining ARC and helping contribute to its investment across its racecourses.”