Dick joined the Board in August 2010. Dick's main career was in advertising and marketing - he founded a Top 10 London agency and went on to become chairman of a global advertising group. Dick was Chairman of Brighton & Hove Albion FC from 1997-2009 and has been Life President of the club from 2009 to date. He was also chairman of the club's charity arm, Albion in the Community, from 2005-2013. He is well known nationally for his work in advertising and football, and was made an Honorary Freeman of the City of Brighton & Hove in 2013.