Karl Hawkins

Position: CEO/President, Kehua Sports

Karl Hawkins has been involved in the football business in China for 17 years. He has great vision and understanding of the football development in China and is experienced in youth football development and professional club management, working with many professional coaches and managers. 

He was the Technical Officer of Chinese National Football Team since 2008. 

Shanghai Kehua Football Training & Development Co., Ltd. was established in 2000 and built four facilities in Shanghai, currently managing two of them: Jing An Stadium & Century Park Stadium. The Century Park Stadium has been host training camp of international clubs including Manchester United,AC Milan,InterMilano and more. 

Kehua is aimed at exploring a sustainable development model for youth football development in China, mainly based on communities and working with Coerver Coaching for Youth Program for 1000 players in Shanghai. 

Kehua has also been working with a number of European brands to set up joint ventures and cooperative enterprises.