Pat's vast experience and standards have earned him a respected position in today’s security and events industries. He has worked in all facets within the security field, from consultative roles and operational planning to business strategy and delivery. Pat has undertaken a lead role on over 500 major events with attendances between 75,000 and 125,000 attendants.
After a successful career in the army, Pat started in business in 1996, forming ISC in 2003. For the past twelve years he has been involved in security planning and provision for some of the UK and Europe’s most prestigious and high profile events, including London’s millennium celebrations, Tiger Woods in Hyde Park, the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales and music events for Michael Jackson, U2, Robbie Williams, Madonna, The Rolling Stones and Prince. He has implemented security across locations from festival sites, concerts and major sporting arenas to the country’s most unique and challenging venues. Pat was employed as senior operations manager at the original Wembley Stadium and has since been the new stadium’s event day safety officer on numerous occasions.
Pat has been published in various magazines and has lectured and appeared on television as an authority on crowd management and security issues. He was an integral part on the operational planning team for the opening of the rebuilt iconic venue. He is fully trained and qualified in all facets of security provision and has attended and lectured on a multitude of courses. He is one of a few civilians to be invited to attend the Police Major Events Commanders Training Course.
Having established a superb team to undertake ISC’s operational roles, Pat’s day to day focus is on building relationships with ISC’s clients and the strategic development of the company. He passionately believes in working to raise industry standards and is committed to maintaining ISC’s unsurpassed level of service in client provision, training and quality assurance.