Ged, from Monifieth by Dundee, retired from Police Scotland as the police planning logistics officer for the T in the Park music festival, the largest annual public event held in Scotland. As well as chairing multi agency planning meetings, he also prepared management plans covering resourcing, operational functions and resourcing for the event. In the planning stages he devised, prepared and delivered testing and exercising of multi agency plans, including table top exercises. He delivered 4 incredibly successful and safe festivals.
Ged was a trusted Emergency Procedures Advisor, Police Search Advisor and Public Order Tactical Advisor.
Ged pioneered the innovative and interactive approach adopted by Police Scotland to delivering public order training to strategic and tactical leaders, devising and delivering the first table top event of its kind to senior officers of Tayside Police in 2010. He continued to develop the training until his retiral.
Now working with ID Resilience, Ged is delighted to be continuing the delivery of high quality exercising and event planning. He’s enjoying working with a forward thinking young company, alongside staff who have years of experience in the field.