Eddy Grant LFX Events

Eddy Grant joins LFX Events as director of safety

Event safety specialist Edward (Eddy) Grant has been appointed to the role of director of safety at LFX Events. Grant will head up the growing event safety division within LFX Events taking on responsibility for developing the company’s event safety division and steering its progress as the business expands with significant new contract wins and growth internationally.

Grant is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Safety and Health, a Professor of Professional Practice in Events Management at the Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership, University of Cumbria, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Speaking of his appointment, Grant said: “It’s a really positive move forward working with Luke and the team, not only in delivering safety to the existing customer base but in developing and delivering new partnerships with partners in industry. ”

Grant is a leading authority in event safety across a range of different formats including music events, road racing and cycling and greenfield and city events site design. His expertise includes risk assessment, site appraisals and design, and entertainment licensing, as well as the strategic and operational management of events, security, and safety systems. He is trained and qualified as a High Court expert witness for event safety cases and using this experience he also designs develops and delivers tabletop exercises for large-scale events.

Grant will continue with his commitments as Professor of Professional Practice for various event safety courses at Cumbria University including the pioneering STORM Events Counter Terrorism and Risk Management Course.

Luke Fitzmaurice, founder and managing director of LFX Events, said: “After working together in various guises across nearly thirty years, I couldn’t be more delighted to bring Eddy into the business at this key time as we demonstrate major growth and expansion.

“Eddy brings an enormous amount of knowledge, experience and passion to the company, but crucially we share the same dedication to delivering the highest standards of care and safety management to our clients, their staff and suppliers, and to the public.“