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Eddy Grant - Rendered on: 15/11/2018 21:33:24

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Job Role

Senior Lecturer

Organisation

University of Derby

Biography

Eddy began his events career as Major Events Manager for the City of Liverpool. Eddy is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Derby, leading on the Event Safety Diploma, the first Industry focused higher education safety qualification. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a qualified as an expert witness and worked with the Event Industry Forum on producing the new Event Safety Guide, being one of the editors and contributing to 10 chapters. His specialty is safety management for mass participation public events, previously working with Captia, he was part of the team of specialist Safety Consultants to LOCOG Last Mile Team- the group responsible for moving people from the transport interchanges into the venues for the Olympics.He has worked with Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC on their crowd movement strategies,Culture Liverpool and TESS on the Giants, on the Tour de France and Tour of Britain, and on the International Mersey River Festival.