Richard Benn

Richard is Khaya’s Director, and is based in our headquarters in Portugal. With his team, he oversees all the legal and financial aspects of our business. After ensuring that all nuts and bolts are in place, his highlight is watching it all come together in a packed stadium.

Volkhard Bauer

Volkhard is the CEO of Khaya. He is passionate about sports and is an avid cyclist. He enjoys watching football on TV, but prefers the live stadium atmosphere. When he’s not working, you can find him scouting the local coffee scene for the best cappuccino and croissants.

Mayara Sperotto

Mayara steers the ship as Khaya’s COO. She thrives in the hospitality world. When Mayara’s not tending to Khaya’s many moving parts, you’re likely to find her at a Brazilian barbeque, enjoying time with family and friends.

Kazumi (Kay) Kitamura

Kay is our country manager for Japan. She is a strong, independent thinker with extensive experience in the Asian market. When she’s not making Japan accessible to the rest of the world, she’s hiking up Mount Fuji, in anticipation of an incredible sunrise.


If you’re energetic, vibrant, and interested in international sports events, contact us!

Email your CV with the job title as the subject line, to [email protected].

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