Dougall Nicholls

Dougal Nicholls


BSc (Hons) Sports Science and Business Studies

The Institute of Business Studies, Certificate in Management

American College of Sports Medicine, Health and Fitness

07814 660 050
07814 660 050

Dougal is a highly experienced project manager, with over 20 years management consultancy experience. During his career, Dougal has worked for IPW, PMP and Capita Symonds in a consulting role, and for local government, private leisure operators and Sport England in operational roles.

Dougal has advised on and managed a diverse range of sport, leisure, and cultural projects throughout the UK including feasibility studies and strategies, facility development, funding and financing, procurement, and event feasibility, strategy and bidding. He has a proven track record in working with multiple project stakeholders such as sports teams, colleges, and universities on facility development.

Dougal leads our work in the strategy, sport and leisure sectors and is a key member of the stadia team.

Key projects include: Scotland RWC Feasibility, Dalymount Park, The Dripping Pan Lewes, Fort Regent Jersey, Yas South Sports Centre, Liberty Stadium expansion and Jacksons Landing.

All Dougal’s Projects
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How long have you been with IPW…?


Where have you worked previously?

PMP, Capita Symonds, Sport England, London Borough of Bromley

What do you bring to the team?

A passion and love of sport

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Truck driver or professional footballer

Live anywhere, take everything, where would you go?

South of France

What are you most passionate about in life?

Cooking, wine and Irish rugby


Rugby, cricket, golf, skiing, darts, football, Le Mans

Desert Island disc?

Something changed – Pulp

Go-to dish?

Good curry or good steak

Meet the rest of the team

Nick Russell
Nick RussellDirector
Kelly du Preez
Kelly du PreezAssociate Director
Maria Bertelli
Maria BertelliSenior Consultant
Tristan Pople
Tristan PopleSenior Consultant
Dougal Nicholls
Dougal NichollsAssociate
Elliott Russell
Elliott RussellConsultant
Bryan Beattie
Bryan BeattieHead of Culture
Alan Robinson
Alan RobinsonAssociate
Jim Kay
Jim KayAssociate
Neill Woodger
Neill WoodgerAssociate
Mubeen Ahmed
Mubeen AhmedResearch Consultant
Billy Mills
Billy MillsResearch Assistant
Tracy Russell
Tracy RussellPA and Office Manager
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