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Grant Russell

Grant Russell


As ID Resilience Operations Director, Grant brings a wealth of resilience experience and unique skill set. A former Inspector, Grant was the Police Scotland lead for Resilience and delivery of the G2014 Commonwealth Games Readiness Programme in respect of the preparation and delivery of venue specific testing and exercising. Grant worked jointly with the G2014 Venue Management teams and Venue Safety Officers providing advice and guidance to ensure full awareness of roles and responsibilities amongst G2014 venue personnel and multi agency partners, ensuring compliance with venue safety and licensing regulations.

He has a wide range of experience in the operational planning and event planning arena, having been involved in the planning and delivery of SPL, UEFA and FIFA football events and high profile music events at major stadia and venues. Grant also has vast experience in the Emergencies Planning / Resilience field, having been an Emergencies Procedures Advisor regularly providing training and advice to Police Incident Officers. He was also the national Police lead for Prison liaison and delivered a series of national joint training events.