The Mitre Group Spectator Safety Team

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At Mitre Group, we have a very clear goal that our team have a shared passion for.

To provide the highest quality spectator safety training and to support in creating exceptional standards of stewarding and security across the UK. 

 To do so, we're proud to have compiled a team of experts in the field, guaranteed to provide knowledge and experiences for all learners on our courses.

Danny Maxwell

Danny Maxwell

Programmes Manager

  • 34 Years in the Royal Navy and currently Special Police Inspector for Nottinghamshire Police

  • Programme Lead for Spectator Safety at Mitre since 2010

  • Qualified Tutor & Assessor for Spectator Safety L2 - L4

Andy Pughsley

Andy Pughsley

Associate Tutor, Assessor & IQA

  • Qualified Level 4 Spectator Safety Officer

  • Ex Operational Response Manager for the Fire and Rescue Service (30 years)

  • Incident Command and Control Assessor

  • Joined Mitre 2021

  • Safety Officer at Olympic Arena

  • Been involved in Spectator Safety for 20 years

Peter Harrold

Peter Harrold

Associate Assessor

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John Rutherford

John Rutherford

Associate Assessor

  • Safety Officer at Port Vale

  • Associate since 2022

  • Been involved in Spectator Safety since 1985

  • Wrote the first stewarding manual for Doncaster

  • First Management Role in SS in 1999

  • Management Board of Foot Safety Officer Association

  • Helped develop football stewards qualification

  • Presenter on ‘On The Ball’ Football Trainers Package

Bromley Sibson

Bromley Sibson

Managing Director

  • Took over the Mitre reigns in 2020, having joined the business in 2016. 

  • Expert Tutor in team leading principles, leadership and sports coaching.  

  • Managing Director at Mitre, leading the business towards it's aim of delivering high quality training for all.

Chris Mitchell

Chris Mitchell

Associate Tutor & Assessor

  • 15 Years with South Yorkshire Police as Dedicated Football Officer

  • National Dedicated Football Officer with UK Football Policing Unit

  • Achieved L4 Spectator Safety Management

Tony Sewell

Tony Sewell

Associate Tutor & Assessor

  • 30 years in the Police including Riot police for 4 years

  • Has been working in security and first aid training for 4 years

  • Helped with stewarding at 100s of football matches

Jurgen Morton-Hall

Jurgen Morton-Hall

Associate Assessor

  • Qualified Level 4 Spectator Safety Officer

  • Ex Operational Response Manager for the Fire and Rescue Service (30 years)

  • Incident Command and Control Assessor

Andy Matthews

Andy Matthews

Business Development Manager

  • 8 Years in the Travel Industry spending time in a variety of roles and travelling the world. 

  • Joined Mitre in 2021 as Business Development Manager, now focusing on working with organisations on their safety and security training requirements.

Tim Gant

Tim Gant

Associate Tutor & Assessor

  • Served 24 years with West Midlands Police, including 16 years as Dedicated Football Officer

  • 8 Years working with the UK Football Policing Unit

  • Trained Police Football Officers from 2014 - 202

  • Achieved Level 4 Spectator Safety Management

Mark Chappell

Mark Chappell

Associate Tutor & Assessor

  • Served 30 Years with Greater Manchester Police including 9 Years with GMP Public Order Training Unit

  • Currently delivering training for GMP at Manchester Airport

  • Assessment and training experience at Manchester City FC, Liverpool FC, Oldham Athletic and Shrewsbury Town FC

Wayne Ventour

Wayne Mitchell

Associate Tutor & Assessor

  • Qualified Level 4 Spectator Safety Officer

  • Ex Operational Response Manager for the Fire and Rescue Service (30 years)

  • Incident Command and Control Assessor

Lesley Turner

Lesley Turner

Operations Manager

  • The backbone of Mitre serving 30 years in a variety of roles, including as Curriculum Lead for Mitre's apprenticeship programmes. 

  • Programme lead for Assessors qualifications

  • Inspired by training in the outdoors, leading the development of the Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeship Programme in Derbyshire.

Paul Nield

Paul Nield

Associate Tutor & Assessor

  • Served 30 Years with Greater Manchester Police including 9 Years with GMP Public Order Training Unit

  • Currently delivering training for GMP at Manchester Airport

  • Assessment and training experience at Manchester City FC, Liverpool FC, Oldham Athletic and Shrewsbury Town FC

Carmen Summers

Carmen Summers

Associate Assessor

  • Served 30 Years with Greater Manchester Police including 9 Years with GMP Public Order Training Unit

  • Currently delivering training for GMP at Manchester Airport

  • Assessment and training experience at Manchester City FC, Liverpool FC, Oldham Athletic and Shrewsbury Town FC

Andy Harris

Andy Harris

Associate Tutor & Assessor

  • Current Trainer / Assessor and IQA at Arsenal FC and previously at Southampton FC, supporting hundreds of candidates through various programmes and qualifications

  • Qualified IQA, NVQ Assessor for Spectator Safety and First Aid

Discover the comprehensive list of qualifications on offer with the Mitre Group Spectator Safety team.

Accreditations

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