The Management behind Fnatic all have one thing in common; they all share a huge passion for Electronic Sports, more commonly known as "esports". To turn enthusiasm, passion and entrepreneurial skills into a thriving global brand and business at the infancy of a new world sport. Achieved through the creation of the most prolific, successful and well known team.
Sam Mathews, Chairman & Co-Founder
Sam Mathews is the original founder of Fnatic. He has a keen eye for business and an entrepreneurial mindset. He is a fast learner with an all round skill set including management, business development and marketing. To all those who know him, he is a friend to all and highly personable. As a key driving force behind the Fnatic organization, he has a clear vision of the future of gaming and Fnatic's key position moving into the next generation.
Anne Mathews, CEO & Co-Founderanne@fnatic.com
Anne is the Finance Director of Fnatic. As an eSports veteran, Anne has accumulated invaluable experience and knowledge of the industry over 9 years. She has a deep understanding of the games, the players and has the envious ability to judge whether a game will become a successful eSports title. Widely experienced with the handling of accounts, finance, and general admin, she is one of the prized assets that have made Fnatic both a winning organization and a successful business.
Elroy Pinto, Head of Creative & Mediaelroy@fnatic.com
Elroy joined us in April 2006 as Coverage Director and he has since then impressed everyone at Fnatic much in part due to his ability to create excellent content and his unrivalled knowledge of SC2 and DOTA2. Now he is one of the General Managers overseeing how Fnatic is run, heading the Video Editing team and developing our YouTube channel. He is also managing our StarCraft 2 teams, both Professional and Academy.
Patrik Sattermon, Chief Gaming Officercarn@fnatic.com
Patrik was the In game leader and captain of the Fnatic Counter-Strike team from 2006 to 2012. He has attained legendary status by championing the most successful Counter-strike team of all time. His excellent team management skills learned as a successful gamer are now put to use in his role as Chief Gaming Officer for the organization. His unique perspective on professional players and his dedication to the industry are unmatched.
Saad Sarwar, Sales Manager
Saad grew up in Dubai and earned his Bachelors degree in Vancouver, Canada. He then moved to London and worked as a Commercial Bank Manager at HSBC Bank for nearly 4 years. Soon after he was Head of Global Sales for a medium sized Luxury Retail business. Now at Fnatic, he is responsible for all of our client, sponsor, and sales negotiations. In his free time he is actively involved in Tennis, MMA, and eSports.
Danijel Remus, General Manager Tournament & Streaming Administrator
Danijel has been an integral part of Fnatic since early 2009 taking over as the lead admin of the Fnatic PLAY project. He has shaped it into one of the most prominent online tournament and cup platforms in E-Sports. He is responsible for managing the DOTA 2 squad. His work ethic is envied by all those who know him. Dani continues to work on the most innovative projects in eSports so keep your eyes peeled.
Matthew Gillott, Shop Manager
Matt joined us in August 2011. He's an essential member of our Management team. He's the one who manages and promotes the Fnatic Shop, making sure everything is running smoothly. His great marketing vision brings us exciting competitions, promotions and events. Finally, it's always nice to have a keen rugby player on your team.
Andreja Mahovic, Editor-In-Chief
Andreja became a part of the Journalist team at Fnatic after he retired from our DOTA 2 Team. His humble demeanour and knowledge of eSports makes him one of the most approachable people in the industry. At Fnatic, he is responsible for overseeing content and leads our team of accomplished graphic designers. Under his watch, our content has become more engaging and appreciated by the mass eSports community. Andreja's 'anything is possible' attitude serves as a sign for his future wth Fnatic.
Sami Harbi, League of Legends Manager
Sami graduated from the prestigious HEC in Paris. Before joining Fnatic, Sami spent time in South Korea and learned a great deal about StarCraft 2 and League of Legends. Sami has now moved to Germany to manage and lead our prestigious League of Legends team. When he is not working Sami spends his free time enjoying his favourite games, playing Football or on his Piano.