Alistair is a retired police officer who completed 30 years’ service in the Metropolitan Police before retiring in 2005. During his police service he worked in various departments and gained experience in Training, Event and Operational Planning, Public Order and Intelligence Gathering. He was responsible for devising and running table top exercises for various partnerships in the local area.
He took up a position as a Safety Officer at Brentford Football Club in London where he was responsible for all match day arrangements, conducting risk assessments, producing match day plans and testing and reviewing contingency plans.
He has been employed as a senior manager on event days at Wembley Stadium since the new Wembley Stadium opened in 2007. He has been involved in training projects for all event day staff and been a major partner in the development of the Wembley Centre of Excellence. He has been involved in training, assessing and verifying for various levels of qualifications in security and stewarding. He is currently employed as an assessor and verifier for the Emergency Planning College, conducting assessments for candidates completing their NVQ Level 4 Qualification in Spectator Safety Management.
Alistair has worked as the Safety Officer at Wembley Stadium since 2015 on a part time basis and worked full time in the role until leaving in July 2017.
He has worked abroad as a Safety Advisor in the European Game sin Baku in 2015 at the National Stadium and was the Safety Officer at the 2017 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
In May 2018 Alistair agreed to become an Associate Trainer for the Emergency Planning College, delivering training in Event Planning and Retail sectors.