Francisco Lopez



  • Over 24 years of business experience in corporate finance and football management
  • Former CFO at FC Barcelona (2003-08)
  • Former Business Director for City Football Group (“CFG”) where he led the development of the strategic plan for CFG
  • Led CFG’s negotiation and acquisitions of New York City FC (MLS franchise), Melbourne City FC (Australia) Yokohama F Marinos FC (Japan) Girona FC (Spain) and Torque FC (Uruguay)
  • Responsible for the structuring and implementation of the Emerging Talent Unit (player development program for City Football Group)
  • Began career as an investment banker at Citigroup