Symphotech Grows with Four New Appointments

Clockwise from top left: Eddy Grant, Peter Golding, Graham Picken and Duncan White

Marking the company’s ongoing growth, Symphotech has welcomed four event safety and fire safety professionals.

Chartered safety and health practitioner, Eddy Grant, joins the North West office as a Legal and Safety Consultant. Specialising in event safety and crowd management, whilst also trained as an expert witness in this area, Grant is a senior qualified lecturer at Derby University and will lead Symphotech’s new IOSH accredited safety training.

Also joining the North West office is Graham Picken as Safety Consultant. With over 16 years experience within the events industry, he specialises in crowd safety management and crowd dynamics.

Joining the South West office is Duncan White as Lead Consultant for event fire and crowd safety. White brings over 30 years of experience as a former fire officer with Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service where he was responsible for the event safety management team. He is currently working on a number of events including Jess Glynne at Wincanton Racecourse and The Black Isle Show, as well as undertaking a series of fire safety peer reviews for a number of high profile clients.

Peter Golding also joins the South West office as fire and event Safety Consultant. He will lead the Symphotech team responsible for undertaking fire safety risk assessments for permanent venues including theatres, concert venues and warehouses. Both White and Golding will be responsible for designing and delivering event and fire safety training.