Keith Finnigan joined South Shields Football Club in August 2017, having been a qualified accountant for over 30 years. He was previously managing director of a national occupational health company in his last role, and had previously held senior financial and general management positions with international, national and local organisations.

He brings a wealth of commercial experience to the business, as well as his knowledge of raising investment, restructuring, and day-to-day financial controls and management.

Keith was a key appointment in driving the professional administration of the business and this crowd funding project, and as he is also a director of Stella Property Investments, he has been heavily instrumental in driving the strategy and delivery of the stadium development.

He also became a Trustee of Harton & Westoe Miners Welfare in 2019, and helps direct and support that organisation with its financial
management.