Who we are
Boll Brands is a blend of legal expertise, creative minds, and undying passion to help ambitious people achieve their goals.
Managing Partner, Legal Counsel
Managing Partner and co-founder of Boll Brands, Teemu Turunen has over 15 years experience in the professional sports and entertainment industry. Teemu is a former national team footballer and has worked with a broad spectrum of clients, ranging from grass roots talents to the top sports clubs and corporations in the world.
Teemu holds a master’s degree in law from the University of Helsinki and he is specialised in contracts, sports and entertainment law, and intellectual property rights and branding. He believes in the power of hard work and dedication, and sees every project as an opportunity to further raise the bar.
Co-founder of Boll Brands, Kalle Sormunen is not only an experienced sports professional, but an award-winning salesman and well-connected businessman. As a salesperson, he is able to get through to even the most stubborn clients simply by using his natural charisma.
Drawing on over 15 years’ experience, Kalle has seen the many sides of the sports and entertainment industry: as a professional football player, talent coach, team manager and agent. He has worked for several multi-national companies within the fields of finance and international trade as well as traveled around the world building up a network of professionals within different fields.
Head of AnalyticS, SPORTS
Some would say Axel sees the sports world and talent recruitment through a slightly different lens. Axel is Boll Brands’ technological powerhouse, using data to identify talent. He has boosted the company’s productivity and given us tools that have guided our agency to completely different levels.
Axel holds an MBA from Hanken school of Economics based in Helsinki, Finland – he wrote his master’s thesis on the football transfer market. He is passionate about data, new technologies and the possibilities they offer. Before joining Boll Brands he worked as an analyst at a Helsinki based consultancy company, a video and data analyst at SJK Seinäjoki, as well as the HJK Helsinki Women’s team.
Agent, United Kingdom
Andrew Thompson lives and breathes sports and business. Since joining Boll Brands in 2014, Andy has been an essential part of player transfers to traditional English clubs such as Brighton Hove & Albion FC and Fulham FC.
Growing up in Leeds, spending a few years in chilly Finland and several others in hectic London, Andy is a mix of undeniable Yorkshire charm, pure Scandinavian integrity and rugged London confidence. Always eager to get his hands dirty, always willing to go the extra mile. Through all the endless meetings and long nights, he is there to push clients towards their full potential.
Before his days as a physical and performance coaching guru, “Muki” played football for years as a professional in Scandinavia and faced many international football superstars such as Mesut Özil and Robert Lewandowski.
He mentors our younger talents, helping to guide them and to avoid the mistakes he made during his own athlete career.