Frequently Asked Questions

Q Who is behind I Trust Sport?

A I Trust Sport was founded by Rowland Jack. He has worked in sports marketing and communications for more than 10 years in several countries, including at the last six Olympic Games, summer and winter. You can see Rowland Jack's LinkedIn profile here.

Q What is I Trust Sport?

A I Trust Sport is sport governance consultancy established in London in 2013 which is dedicated to improving the governance of international sport through collaboration. It is a private company limited by shares.

Q Why was I Trust Sport founded?

A Rowland Jack is a passionate sports fan and participant who believes that sport has great potential for good in the world. After a number of years working in the international sports industry he became increasingly concerned at the poor standard of governance in sport which is damaging its reputation and resulting in scarce resources being wasted or misused. He decided to set up a company with the aim of improving sports governance by collaborating with different organisations and individuals.

Q What activity is I Trust Sport involved in?

A I Trust Sport works with individuals, sports organisations, sponsors of sport and other organisations on different projects, each focused on improving the governance of sport. More details will be released in due course.

Q What aspects of sports governance is I Trust Sport involved in?

A The initial focus for I Trust Sport is on financial governance and management. I Trust Sport may have a view on other important issues facing sport such as doping and match-fixing but they are not the main area of work.

Latest Blog Posts

The challenge of recruiting unpaid directors for voluntary sports boards

5 June 2018

Dr Josh McLeod, Lecturer in International Football Business, has written a guest article for I Trust Sport about the challenge of recruiting unpaid directors for voluntary sports boards, using… Read more ...

I Trust Sport contributes to ASOIF governance review of Olympic International Federations

17 April 2018

I Trust Sport has provided independent consultancy support for a review of governance of the 33 International Federations which are full and associate members of the Association of Summer… Read more ...

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and the challenge of competing interests

2 April 2018

On the eve of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia (in and around Brisbane in Queensland), it is worth reflecting on the challenge for any… Read more ...