Tom has been a director of Specialized Security for 27 years and is the current Chairman of NOEA Scotland. He holds a degree in event safety management.
As part of the Health and Safety Executive’s working party Tom was responsible for the revision and implementation of the Industry essential ‘Purple Guide’, ‘Green Guide’ and other Event Safety Guides widely used today.
Tom is a lecturer on Event Safety and Crowd Management at a number of universities and colleges as well as collaborating with the Scottish Police College and Home Office College of Emergency Planning. He currently sits on several advice groups dealing with safety at events.