The Stadium Consultancy

The Stadium Consultancy is a specialist consultancy company offering a full range of services for the planning, development, operation and management of stadiums and arenas.

As your dedicated project managers and stadium consultants, The Stadium Consultancy (TSC) will guide you through the entire stadium development process, from initial feasibility study and concept design to setting up stadium operations and the training of staff.

What is our added value to ESSMA?

Our unique combination of expertise and experience in venue operations, programming and design, combined with our strong project management skills, distinguishes us from other consultants.

Our internationally recognised team of stadium consultants and project managers have been involved in some of the world’s leading venue projects including stadiums for major events such as the FIFA World Cup, UEFA EURO and the Olympic Games.

Products & services

  • Project Management
    We will lead the project from start to finish on your behalf. We will build the project plan on which we will deliver the project. Importantly, we will coordinate all stakeholders and project members;
  • Stadium Development & Renovation
    Full range of services, including feasibility studies, concept design, programme of requirements, value engineering, etc.;
  • Stadium operations & management
    Support in the management of your stadium, including training and operations planning;



  • UEFA EURO 2012 Project Monitoring of 8 stadiums, Poland & Ukraine;
  • Feasibility studies and concept development for several stadiums in Italy, as part of the B Futura programme (i.e. Cagliari Calcio, Pescara Calcio, Vicenza Calcio, Bassano Virtus, Cosenza Calcio);
  • Project management for Al Wakrah FIFA World Cup Stadium (45,000 seats), Qatar;
  • FIFA Compliance commissioning for King Abdullah Sports City Stadium (62,000 seats), Jeddah, Saudi Arabia;
  • Client representative for development process of Heracles Stadium expansion (12,000 seats), Almelo, the Netherlands;
  • Bid book for UEFA EURO 2020 and UEFA Champions/Europa League final for Baku Olympic Stadium (68,000 seats), Azerbaijan;
  • Concept design for 3 National stadiums (20,000 – 42,000 seats), Kenya;
  • Project management for FC Groningen Youth Academy building, the Netherlands;
  • Client representative for expansion of Grolsch Veste (30,200 seats), FC Twente, the Netherlands;
  • Management of Noordlease Stadium (Euroborg, 22,500 seats), FC Groningen, the Netherlands;