Tristan Pople

Tristan Pople

Associate Director

BSc (Hons) International Management with American Business Studies

Tristan is an experienced consultant having worked on a wide range of projects over 15+ years in the sport, leisure, entertainment and cultural sectors. This has included feasibility studies, Business Case development, business planning and procurement of major facilities for both private and public sector clients.

Tristan has led a number of IPW’s projects involving stadia (from community stadia through to major professional stadia), arenas and cultural venues, together with researching issues affecting competitive balance in, and other strategic considerations for, professional sport.

He has worked on a number of projects domestically and internationally, and has also worked at Boston’s TD Garden Arena.

His projects with IPW include arenas/ performance venues in Abu Dhabi, Bristol, Bratislava, Leeds and Copenhagen, and stadia from Premier League clubs (including Liverpool, Everton and Swansea) and major national governing bodies down to non-League, as well as working with The Premier League on the development of the Elite Player Performance Plan ( EPPP ).

“If the bar ain’t bendin’, you just pretendin’”

Pop Quiz

How long have you been with IPW…?


Where have you worked previously?

PMP Consultancy, London 2012, and TD Garden (Boston, MA)

What do you bring to the team?

An analytical approach and a nerdy interest in professional sport

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

A professional footballer

Live anywhere, take everything, where would you go?


What are you most passionate about in life?

Going to the gym to lift weights


Football, weightlifting / bodybuilding, ice hockey and basketball

Desert Island disc?

Bob Marley – Stir It Up

Go-to dish?

Pork Ragu

Meet the rest of the team

Nick Russell
Nick RussellDirector
Kelly du Preez
Kelly du PreezOperations Director
Tristan Pople
Tristan PopleAssociate Director
Stewart Nicholson
Stewart NicholsonAssociate Director
Elliott Russell
Elliott RussellSenior Consultant
Bryan Beattie
Bryan BeattieHead of Culture
Alan Robinson
Alan RobinsonAssociate
Stuart Shanks
Stuart ShanksConsultant
Jim Kay
Jim KayAssociate
Neill Woodger
Neill WoodgerAssociate
Mubeen Ahmed
Mubeen AhmedConsultant
Jack Powis
Jack PowisResearch Consultant
Billy Mills
Billy MillsVenue Analyst
Tracy Russell
Tracy RussellPA and Office Manager