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Job Role

Founding Director

Organisation

Storm 4 Events

Biography

Founding Director of STORM 4 Events Ltd a specialist Event Safety, Security, Crowd Safety and Counter Terrorism Consultancy and Training company.

He is a Technical Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and a
committee member of the IOSH Sports Grounds and Events Group, he is also a Specialist
Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management, a member of the UKCMA (United Kingdom Crowd Management Association), a Member of the UKCMA Strategic Development Group, a Member of the Association of Security Consultants and is listed on the UK Register of Independent Security Consultants. He is also a Licensed Close Protection Officer and holds a Level 5 Diploma in Event Safety Management from Derby University, was the first Event Counter Terrorism Risk Management (EvCTRM) as well as various Emergency Planning College and numerous other certifications. He teaches bespoke CSM, ESM, CSM and CTRM courses and sits on the Event Industry Forum (Publisher of the Purple Guide) on behalf of IOSH, the DCMS Event Industry Board Working Group and the SIA Event and Festival Forum.

He is an accomplished Safety, Security and Crowd Management professional operating
nationally with an extensive background in Strategic Planning, Operational, Managerial, Training and Directorial roles and is passionate about standards and competence within the industry. He has a proven track record of over forty years delivering solutions for a wide variety of event and security industry sectors in varied and diverse environments, Including Safety, Security and Crowd Management Manager for the Tour de France 2014 (Stages One and Two of the UK Grand Depart), the world’s largest annual sporting event with 4.7 million spectators in the UK alone and until 2012 Safety, Security, Crowd Management and Development Director of the Vaynol Estate North Wales and returned to Glastonbury Festival in 2017 as part of the Senior Crowd Safety Team and this year undertook the Safety and Crowd Management Consultant Role for the National Armed Forces Day National Event.