The team

Meet POP's four founders as well as members of its management team, who together all bring to POP a diverse wealth of experience and knowledge from many fields.

Met the POP team

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Nino Judge
(Nino) Navdip Singh Judge

CEO and Founder

An Aeronautical Engineer with a diverse career path as British Army Officer, Bond trader/broker and Formula 1 Team Owner. Nino brings the vision, drive, culture and leadership to the POP management team

Graham Howat
Graham Howat

COO and Founder

An aviation professional to his core, Graham brings to POP as one of its original founders a lifetime of airline engineering knowledge and expertise from BA and HAECO (Cathay)

Richard Bate
Richard Bate


Richard is an aviation marketing legend bringing experience from BA Concorde, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates and start-up experience from Etihad. His passion is product and customer service which is a match made in heaven for POP.

Chris Rourke
Chris Rourke


Our Canadian team member brings over 25 years of invaluable global financial services experience from several bulge bracket investment banks including UBS along with prior business interests in India

Bobby Bhakar
(Bobby) Balvinder Singh Bhakar

CCO and Founder

Bobby has always been aware of innovative gaps and opportunities that appear in the marketplace, heads the commercial team. He has vast experience in e-commerce specialising in pricing and trading platform systems as well as product development.

Gary Stephenson
Gary Stephenson

Head of ICT

Meet the information communication technology (ICT) guru of the team, with over 17 years of experience and technical and analytical skills

Cris Ratti
Dr Cristiano Ratti

Head of Research and Founder

With years of experience in both the media/publishing and academic worlds, Cris is POP's main analyst and academic researcher

Mandy Sharpley
Dr Mandy Sharpley

Head of CSR

With experience in leadership, strategic development and evaluation in both business and psychology, Mandy leads on all aspects of POP's corporate social responsibility (CSR): charitable work, environmental policy and stakeholder relationships

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